Patient Transportation Aide

Mid Michigan Health Midland, MI
Position Information

CASUAL

Exempt: No

Any Shift: Hours per schedule

Weekend & Holiday Rotation: Per schedule

Pay Grade: 2

Position Summary

This position is responsible for the transportation of patients, equipment, specimens, medical records and miscellaneous items throughout the entire medical center campus. Employees are responsible for dispatching and prioritizing runs. They transport preoperative and postoperative patients to and from the operating room. These employees keep track of their daily statistics and finalize report at end of the month.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL:

(50%)* Transport patients throughout the medical center including occasional ones to Riecker Surgery Center, Campus Ridge or Women's Center. Transports pre- and post-op patients to and from operating room and PACU. Discharges patients.

(25%)* Transports supplies, equipment, specimens, medical records throughout the medical center including Riecker Surgery Center.

(25%)* Works as dispatcher and prioritizes runs based on patient needs. Utilizes good communication skills.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs tasks on computer.

Records daily and monthly stats.

In the performance of the regular job duties, it is appropriate for this job code to have access to the medication room and supply room for the purpose of stocking.

Follows established safety procedures: patient identification, safe transfers, prepares and maintains O2, Follows universal precautions, assures transport devices are cleaned between each transport, maintains confidentiality and documents on medical record.

MidMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft® Windows.

An employee may be required to participate in further learning opportunities offered by MidMichigan Health.

All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education:

* High School Diploma or GED

Credentials:

* Basic Life Support

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS:

Computer knowledge required.

Ability to communicate successfully with patients, family and staff required.

Mandatory Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training must also be completed annually according to the Exposure Control Plan.

Organizational skills/computer skills required, ability to prioritize preferred.

Quality customer service skills required, excellent customer relation skills preferred.

Physical/Mental Requirements and Working Conditions

Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving public contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death.

Able to wear personal protective equipment that includes latex materials or appropriate substitute if required for your position.

Is able to move freely about facility with or without an assisted device and must be able to perform the functions of the job as outlined in the job description.

Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or without assisted device(s).

Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time. May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or crouching.

Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and other potentially infectious material. Must follow MidMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing as required.

Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to stay awake.

Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching, grasping, fingering and feeling. May require repetition of these movements on a regular to frequent basis.

Physical Demand Level: Heavy. Must be able to occasionally (0-33% of the workday) lift or carry 51-100 lbs., frequently (34-66% of the workday) 50 lbs. and or Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of Arm/Leg controls and constantly (67-100% of the workday) 20 lbs.