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Beaumont Health System Patient Transporter in Trenton, Michigan

div bspanGeneral Summary:/span/bspan /spanspan/spanspanUnder general supervision, this position is responsible for the safe and timely transportation of patients, specimens, and medication, throughout the Hospital as assigned. This position reports to the Supervisor, Patient Transportation. /spanspan/spanbspan/span/bbspanEssential Duties:/span/bspan /spanspan/spanspanspan1.span /span/span/spanspanPracticing safe lifting and techniques, transports patients by assisting patients in and out of cars, lifting patients on and off beds, moving patients to and from special services and treatment areas using wheelchairs, gurneys, or moveable beds./spanspanspan2.span /span/span/spanspanTransports medications, patient charts, specimens, and blood appropriately as directed. /spanspanspan3.span /span/span/spanspanTransports bodies to the morgue and assists in placing them in the cooler. Assists in moving bodies to the autopsy table. /spanspanspan4.span /span/span/spanspanUpdates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities provided. /spanispanThis document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described./span/ibspanStandard Qualifications:/span/bspanTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties./spanspanspanA.span /span/span/spanuspanEducation / Training/span/uspan:/spanspan Requires a level of knowledge normally acquired through the completion of a high school diploma or GED./spanspan/spanspanspanB.span /span/span/spanuspanWork Experience/span/uspan: Experience in patient transportation in an acute hospital environment is desired. Requires successful completion of three months of on-the-job-training. u/u/spanspanspanC.span /span/span/spanuspanCertification, Licensure, Registration/span/uspan: Successful completion of the Healthcare Provider Course is required. u/u/spanspan/spanspanspanD.span /span/span/spanuspanOther Qualifications/span/uspan: /spanspanspanspan /span/span/spanspanUnderstands and demonstrates /spanspanspansafe lifting and transport techniques. /span/spanspanspan/span/spanspanspanspanspan /span/span/spanspanKnows and practices Universal Precautions as appropriate./span/spanspanspan/span/spanspanspanspanspan /span/span/spanspanRequires demonstrated communication skills