Job Description

Location: St. Joseph Medical Center
Posted Date: 10/27/2021

Patient Transporter- Surgical Unit

We believe our people are our strength and we take our employees’ health seriously. From medical coverage and life insurance to retirement plans, paid time off and much more, Steward Health Care provides you with a variety of benefits to address your unique needs.

Other Perks

  • Low Cost parking
  • Up to 20% employee discount-Gift shop, onsite Café and Cafeteria

St. Joseph Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment – with confidence and without fear.

Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience:

  • Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible.
  • Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families.
  • Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients.
  • A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital.
  • A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety.

You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.


Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, transports patients to various Hospital locations. Delivers patient charts, cards and so forth to appropriate locations, picks up and stores supplies, and assists in maintaining a variety of noncomplex transportation related records including name of patient (or material) transported, arrival and departure times, problems encountered and so forth.


Work Experience:

Minimum two to four weeks on the job training necessary in order to learn Hospital locations and transportation policies and procedures.


Certification requirements as defined by the certification policy.

Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

Education & Training:

High School Diploma or G.E.D.


Ability to read in order to verify correct patients (specimens) are transported and to write in order to maintain noncomplex records on patients names, pick-up sites, delivery times and so forth.

Ability to understand and follow noncomplex written and verbal instructions in order to transport patients and specimens to appropriate Hospital locations and assist in positioning patients on examination tables.

Basic interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate with patients and other Hospital personnel when transporting patients and/or other materials.

Ability to walk and stand for up to ninety percent of work time and to push and pull weights of more than fifty pounds for up to eighty percent of work time when pushing wheelchairs, stretchers, carts and the like.

For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description.- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising client care.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any

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