Job Information

Corewell Health Patient Transport in St Joseph, Michigan

Job Summary

Transports all patient populations to and from examinations and treatments. Performs general errands and other routine duties including cleaning equipment, securing supplies, and other tasks as required. Acts as a team member in the delivery of quality patient care. Adheres to unit procedures wherever transport services rendered.

Essential Functions

  • Prepares patient for transport and performs passive and active identification to ensure all patients are properly identified before transporting.

  • Transports all patients and equipment to and from testing and procedure areas including inpatient, outpatient, emergency and high risk Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

  • Effectively communicates with medical employees to ensure all required medical supplies and medications are appropriately transported with the patient including the administering of oxygen when required.

  • Responsible for the timely discharge of patients throughout the hospital.

  • Under the direction of medical employees and/or Registered Nurse (RN), assists in providing support in toileting ambulatory patients.

  • Cleans and disinfects equipment according to established policies and procedures. Maintains clean work areas and returns equipment to appropriate department. Communicates malfunctioning equipment/instruments to appropriate department/unit staff.

Qualifications

  • Required High School Diploma or equivalent

  • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association Spectrum Health Grand Rapids and Pennock Hospital 90 Days required Or

  • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - ARC American Red Cross Spectrum Health Grand Rapids and Pennock Hospital 90 Days required

Physical Demands

  • Pallet to Waist (6" from floor) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 50 lbs

  • Waist to Waist > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 50 lbs

  • Waist to Chest (below shoulder) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs

  • Waist to Overhead > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 5 lbs

  • Bilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 25 lbs

  • Unilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs

  • Pushing Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 35 lbs

  • Pulling Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 25 lbs

  • Sitting: Seldom

  • Standing: Frequently

  • Walking: Frequently

  • Forward Bend - Standing: Occasionally

  • Forward Bend - Sitting: Seldom

  • Trunk Rotation - Standing: Occasionally

  • Trunk Rotation - Sitting: Seldom

  • Squat: Seldom

  • Stair Climbing: Seldom

  • Crawling / Kneeling: Seldom

  • Reach - Above Shoulder: Seldom

  • Reach - at Shoulder or Below: Occasionally

  • Handling: Occasionally

  • Forceful Grip > 5 lbs: Frequently

  • Forceful Pinch > 2 lbs: Occasionally

  • Finger/Hand Dexterity: Frequently

  • Visual Acuity ¹ [None = No; Seldom = Yes]: Seldom

Primary Location

SITE - Lakeland Hospital St Joseph - 1234 Napier Ave - St Joseph

Department Name

Patient Transport - St Joseph

Employment Type

Part time

Shift

Variable (United States of America)

Weekly Scheduled Hours

0.04

Hours of Work

11am to 7:30pm

Days Worked

Variable

Weekend Frequency

Every other weekend

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Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors, and community. We require a drug-free workplace and require team members to comply with the MMR, Varicella, Tdap, and Influenza vaccine requirement if in an on-site or hybrid workplace category. We are committed to supporting prospective team members who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process, to perform the essential functions of a job, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment due to a disability, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief.

Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team.

You may request assistance in completing the application process by calling 616.486.7447.

People are at the heart of everything we do, and the inspiration for our legacy of outstanding outcomes, innovation, strong community partnerships, philanthropy and transparency. Corewell Health is a not-for-profit health system that provides health care and coverage with an exceptional team of 60,000+ dedicated people—including more than 11,500 physicians and advanced practice providers and more than 15,000 nurses providing care and services in 22 hospitals, 300+ outpatient locations and several post-acute facilities—and Priority Health, a provider-sponsored health plan serving more than 1.2 million members. Through experience and collaboration, we are reimagining a better, more equitable model of health and wellness.