Transport Associate II
Requisition #: 544356
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Support Services (Services/Trades)
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Full Time
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: June 22, 2022
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Requisition #: 544356
Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 N. Wolfe St
Baltimore, MD 21287
Full Time (40 hours)
Rotating Shifts - Times Vary
Weekend Work Required
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.
Expectations of staff who are certified in Basic Life Support/CPR would be consistent with other non-clinical staff certified in Basic Life Support/CPR within organization: recognize patient in distress, call for help, and render CPR/Basic Life Support as appropriate until clinical team/providers arrive on scene. Staff would be expected only to provide care up to the level of training that they have received.
Graduation from an accredited high school or a G.E.D. Certificate
Required 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.
Current basic cardiac life support (CPR) required. Certification as Healthcare Transporter preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
General knowledge of patient transport and age-specific interactions.
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.
Ability to interact positively with team members to carry out responsibilities and/or to take direction and assignments is critical.
Ability to determine status of patient transport equipment in order to insure that it is in safe working condition is critical.
Timely communication of appropriate information regarding delays, trip completions, etc. is essential to insure that productivity is enhanced.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.
We are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for our patients, visitors and staff members. The Johns Hopkins Hospital has a tobacco-free at work policy. Employees must refrain from using any tobacco products during their work shifts — including while at lunch or on breaks, and whether they are on or off campus.
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