Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

JOB SUMMARY: Transports patients, specimens and medication throughout Harris Health System facilities via wheelchair, stretcher and/or bed in an efficient, timely and safe manner while maintaining proper infection control methods, and ensuring the patient is given the utmost courtesy and respect by utilizing good customer service skills and adhering to the Service First standards of behavior. Perform best practices and standards as a Certified Healthcare Transporter.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a certified transporter having taken and passed the Certification Training.

1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: High School Diploma or GED. Completion of the Harris Health System Certified Healthcare Transporter training program.
2. Work Experience (Years and Area): One year customer service experience.
3. Management Experience (Years and Area): None
4. Equipment Operated: Stretcher, Wheelchair , Hospital Bed, Radio equipment, Oxygen Tanks and
Cadaver Stretcher and electronic devices

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (Check Applicable Areas)
1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract)

Bilingual Skills Preferred? Yes Languages: Spanish

2. Other Skills: CPR
3. Advanced Education:

4. Work Schedule: Weekends Holidays Flexible Overtime

5. Other Requirements: Healthcare customer service preferred and completion of Certified Healthcare Transporter training

Designated Supervisor
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