10.15/ hour (Pay increase avai
Lexington, KY, United States
Student: Patient Transporter
3J5SE: Student Employment
On Campus/Off Campus
$10.15/ hour (Pay increase available after probationary period) **$100.00 sign-on bonus; more details provided at interview.**
Type of Position
Position Time Status
• High School Diploma,
or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Required to complete and successfully pass
Hours per Week
Looking for FT and PT, all shifts; weekend rotations required.
You must be a current UK student to apply to this position.
Responsible for the safe, timely and accurate transport of patients, medical equipment and patient-related items to their destinations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Properly and safely transports patients, secures IVs, drainage tubes, etc., and secures patient.
•In accordance with the transportation of patients, uses wheelchairs and other approved rolling stock to carry out the essential duties of the position.
•Demonstrates competency in transporting all specific age groups.
•Ensures the safe, timely and accurate transport of patients to their destination using the proper requested equipment.
•Communicates effectively with nursing personnel, clinicians, technicians or reception and dispatch.
•Ensures the comfort of the patient by being attentive. Offers blankets, checks modesty and only engages in appropriate conversation involving patients. Never transports patients in severe pain.
•Alerts nursing staff immediately to any signs of patient distress or equipment malfunction.
•Maintains equipment and reports equipment needing repairs.
•Complies with regulatory agency standards, including federal, state and
•Adheres to facility confidentiality and patient’s rights policy as outlined in the facilities
policies and procedures.
•Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
• Effective verbal and listening communication skills.
• Service/Quality focused to meet a wide range of needs.
• Able to navigate to/from various locations throughout the
• Problem solver that can think quickly in cases of emergencies
or unusual situations.
• Able to multi-task and work at a fast pace.
• Displays neat, professional appearance with a smile.
• Physical ability to withstand frequent to prolonged walking, standing, pushing, pulling, and transferring patients.
Deadline to Apply
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