Job Title:
Patient Transporter
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University Hospitals
Diagnostic Transportation
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Position summary

Patient Transporter (Job Opening 442153) - Under general supervision, transports patients of The Ohio State University Medical Center as assigned; Maintains patient transport carts, related mobile equipment and work areas.
Transports patients as assigned by cart, bed, wheelchair, and/or motor vehicle to various areas of the Medical Center. Observes patients and reports any unusual or adverse change immediately to appropriate staff. Converses with patients to convey a friendly and positive atmosphere. Assists with patient handling as required. Maintains patient transport carts and wheelchairs for cleanliness and safe operating conditions; prepares carts and wheelchairs for transport on lift system; reports defective transportation equipment. Maintains clean environment in exam rooms, assist with cleaning floors and equipment. Assists in the removal of items, used and unused, and soiled linens and trash; Inventories and restocks supplies and linens. Other duties as assigned.

Education and experience

Per Classified Civil Service Requirements; Reading, writing and math (add, subtract, multiply, and divide) skills commensurate with job duties required; High School Diploma or equivalent preferred; Previous health care or service oriented field experience in an acute health care setting is preferred. Qualified candidates may be asked to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen and background check.

Multiple positions available.