JOB DESCRIPTION: Transports patients, records, specimens and equipment to designated areas throughout the organization. Receives and records telephone requests for transportation services; may provide relief to dispatcher. Responds immediately to emergency patient situations; initiates emergency life-saving techniques such as CPR and crisis management. Maintains lifesaving certifications. Transfers patients to and from wheelchairs, beds and diagnostic equipment with minimal disruption to patient. May operate convalescent equipment, vehicles or passenger vans; observes policies and procedures related to their safe operation. Secures personal property from theft or loss; maintains confidentiality of records and information. Distributes mail to appropriate department within the organization and its affiliates. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or equivalent. Positions in this classification may require a valid Class C driver's license and an insurable driving record. The ability to lift 75 pounds.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks