Transport Associate


The Johns Hopkins Hospital


Posted Under: Baltimore, Maryland jobs in Other; Other jobs in zipcode 21201
Posted On: 2019-10-11 00:00:00

Transport Associate Requisition #: 193883
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Support Services (Services/Trades)
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Limited (20 - 29)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Sept. 24, 2019

Johns Hopkins employs more than 20,000 people annually across our health system. When joining Johns Hopkins, you became part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. Great careers continually advance here.
Position Summary:
Responsible for the timely, courteous, and competent transportation of patients throughout the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Outpatient Center, primarily via wheelchair or stretcher. Receives assignments for specific trips and associated tasks from Supervisor and/or Customer Service Representatives. Delivers and retrieves transport equipment throughout the campus area, as directed. Participates in performance of maintenance and minor repair work on wheelchairs and stretchers. Accepts additional assignments related to support functions as is needed to provide service excellence to both internal and external customers.

Knowledge:
General knowledge of patient transport and age-specific interactions.
Education:
Graduation from an accredited high school or a G.E.D. Certificate.

Work Experience:
Minimum of one to three months experience in a healthcare setting, especially in a role which interacts with patients, is preferred. Verifiable patient transport experience is extremely desirable.

Shift:
Rotational Shift, Limited (20 hours)
Weekend work required
Non-Exempt

Work Location:
JHH, 600 N. Wolfe Street

Skills:
Ability to read and write information regarding trip assignments and to confirm patient's identification. Customer service core competencies for ability to deal directly with patients, their families, and JHM customers. Ability to read and comprehend policies and procedures. Able to work independently.

Required Licensure, Certification:
Certification as Healthcare Transporter desirable but not required.

Working Conditions:
Work requires walking and standing for greater than 90% of the time. Work requires facilitating patient movement to and from transport equipment; lifting of up to fifty pounds of equipment or patient-related items; moving or pushing of up to 250 pounds alone, or up to 450 pounds with the help of others, primarily in the transport of patients

Johns Hopkins is a Smoke - Free campus.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Company Description:

Patients are the focus of everything we do at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. From our beginnings in 1889 to the opening of our most advanced patient facilities in 2012, our mission to advance patient care, education, and research, continues to change the course of modern medicine.

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