Patient Transporter

Position: Patient Transporter

Job ID: 144216

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Facilities Ops-Patient Escort

Talent Area: Administrative Support

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Weekends, 11p - 7a (Nights)

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

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We are searching for a Patient Transporter – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll provide the following services in a timely, efficient, safe, friendly, and enthusiastic manner: patient transportation services, patient escort dispatch relief services, delivery of patient-related equipment, lab specimens, medications and patient equipment cleaning.


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Responsibilities :

Job Duties & Responsibilities


  • Transports/escorts patients promptly to and from patient rooms and patient care service areas utilizing proper patient transportation equipment within established time frame, as indicated on automated dispatch system (TeleTracking) and observed by manager
  • Transports Pathology and Blood Bank specimens within designated time frame
  • Transports medications as requested, excluding controlled substances, following established medication security guidelines
  • Consistently displays a professional demeanor, as observed by guests, staff, and manager
  • Greets all patients and visitors in a professional, courteous, and respectful manner, as observed by guests, staff, and manager
  • Identifies and appropriately resolves maintenance deficiencies in assigned area to maintain space quality through improvement of efficiency, outcomes, and customer service
  • Demonstrates accountability for customer service and professional behavior through personal work ethic, teamwork and effective communication skills




Skills & Requirements


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Previous experience in a hospital
  • Knowledge of patient transportation procedures, patient-related equipment, the Hospital’s physical layout, the location of patient rooms and patient service areas, patient escort dispatch software, Hospital and departmental policies and procedures, and safety procedures.
  • The ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • The ability to operate and deliver patient-related equipment to designated areas
  • Ability to perform multiple functions within Patient Transportation Services, such as: patient transportation, equipment and specimen delivery, and dispatch duties



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