Job Description


Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary

The Guest Transportation Lead will assist in leading daily operations for Guest Transportation department on assigned shift. The guest transportation lead will assist team in the absence of the supervisor/manager, as assigned. The guest transportation lead will dispatch, transport patients, specimens and medication as needed. Other job functions include compiling department reports, cross training and leadership. Assists in the training of new guest transportation employees.

Minimum Qualifications

School Education: High School Diploma or GED

Degrees: Associates preferred

Licenses & Certification: Basic Life Support

Work Experience: Two (2) years of Customer service, Healthcare experience

Management Experience: Six (6) months in a supervisory role

Communication Skills: Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact), Writing/ Correspondence, Writing/ Reports

Language Skills: Bilingual Skills preferred

Proficiencies: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, P.C., Typing; 20 wpm

Job Attributes

Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible

Equipment Operated: Wheelchair, stretcher, hospital bed, radio, base station, oxygen tanks, copy machine and electronic devices.

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