Transport Attendant- Patient Transportation- Gainesville

UF Health - Shands
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$12.79 an hour
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Full Job Description

Job Opening Summary
Responsible for the safe, timely and accurate transport of patients, medical equipment and patient-related items to their destinations enabling physicians, nurses, technicians, and therapists to perform their duties in an effective manner. Ensures positive patient customer satisfaction, proper utilization of body mechanics, adherence to policies, procedures and standards established by Shands, and the departmental management. Transports patients in wheelchairs, beds, stretchers or wagons to patient care areas, ancillary areas, various outpatient clinics, and for discharge from the hospital.

Job Opening Qualifications
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent. Prefer Certified Nursing Assistant or patient contact experience. Current enrollment in a Health Related educational program desirable. Exhibits ability to follow oral as well as written instructions and recognize medical emergencies.

Motor Vehicle Operator Designation:
Employees in this position:

Will not operate vehicles for an assigned business purpose

NOTE: A frequent driver is defined as one who uses his/her personal or Shands automobile a) at least once daily, b) at least five individual trips per week or c) drives, on average, over 150 miles per week in the performance of his/her job. Please indicate the appropriate operator designation on the Request for Personnel (RFP) form at the time a RFP is submitted to post the position.


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