Transporter 1
Job ID: R0029509 | Transportation | Full time | Charlottesville, VA
Provides safe transport of the right patient to the right location while maintaining a high level of productivity. Responsible for patient transports, distributing equipment and supplies, morgue duties, mentoring and managing supplies for transports. In addition, will perform routine transports working in any zone. Services are provided to patients, visitors and healthcare staff twenty-four hours/day and seven days/week.
  • Transports patients via wheelchair van safely to and from Medical Center buildings.
  • Ensures wheelchairs are locked securely into position when transporting patients.
  • Maintains accurate daily records of number of trips, individuals transported, miles and gallons of gas used during transport.
  • Performs transport duties, including morgue trips, body releases, managing viewings, providing lift assistance and maintaining supply of oxygen tanks for transport use.
  • Verifies the destination and identity of the patient to be transported by matching transport request information to the travel log or by other method if travel log is not available or appropriate.
  • Transports patients safely by ensuring that equipment is clean and in good repair and by using proper transfer and transport techniques.
  • Performs the delivery of supplies and equipment to various areas within the Medical Center.
  • Cleans equipment after each patient use.
  • Inspects all equipment and supplies upon receipt and prior to delivery.
  • Works efficiently to maintain high productivity, minimizing idle time and following appropriate transport procedures.
  • Works as a part of Patient and Guest Services to help provide all aspects of services.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $13.00 - $19.19 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Experience: No experience required.
  • Licensure: American Heart Association (AHA) Heart Saver AED Course required within 90 days of hire.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires frequently standing/bending/stooping/traveling and reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull <20 lbs, 20-50 lbs, 50-100 lbs and >100 lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, outdoor climate, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Working here.

Magnet Recognition

UVA Health System has one of the nation’s most diverse workforces. We are a close-knit, collaborative team that values the expertise, opinions and contributions of our staff. Our proven patient-first focus drives everything we do and fuels our many accomplishments - from Magnet® designation for our nurses to national recognitions as a top hospital and employer (Magnet is a registered trademark of the American Nurses Credentialing Center).

Quality of Life

Charlottesville, Virginia is one of the nation’s most charming and picturesque places to live and work. Our area boasts many excellent restaurants, wineries and craft breweries; historic sites; Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive; and a great selection of homes in welcoming neighborhoods, as well as urban and rural locations. Public transportation is excellent, and you’re just a short drive from the beach or Washington, D.C.