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Fairview Health Services Patient Transport Opportunities – Great Entry Level Position! in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Overview

Fairview Health Services is growing. As a result, we are seeking individuals that are passionate about patient care and strive to make a difference every day.

As a Patient Transporter, you will have the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment with medical professionals and assist in providing outstanding service to our patients and customers. In this role, you will transport patients and equipment to and from nursing stations, clinics and ancillary areas.

Are you passionate about patient care and strive to make a difference every day? If so, we would love to hear from you.

This is a 0.5 FTE, 40 hours/pay period opening and the hours are 10AM to 6:30PM, no weekends. Currently there are 2 openings.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Job duties include:

  • Transporting patients to and from locations throughout the University Campus to facilitate service and assure patient safety.

  • Maintaining equipment and readiness to assure prompt patient delivery.

  • Demonstrating appropriate knowledge of safety protocols, infection control standards and emergency preparedness.

  • Working with patients, families and all members of the medical team.

  • Ensuring patient satisfaction by providing prompt and timely responses to all transport related tasks.

  • Providing outstanding customer service to patients, families and all members of the medical team.

Qualifications

Required:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Computer experience

  • Strong communication and customer services skills

  • CPR certification. 

Other Qualifications:

  • Ability to stand and walk for entire shift

  • Ability to lift, transfer and transport patients and equipment

  • Similar experience preferred

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2019-32404

Profession Non-Clinical Support Staff

Speciality Support Services-Non Clinical (Nutrition/Housekeeping)

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center (East Bank)

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 40

Department Patient Escorts

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