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STEPS Patient Transporter

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title STEPS Patient Transporter
Requisition Number TE01926
Department Name H3280:Command Center
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $10.25/hr
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

High School

Required Related Experience

Previous customer service and/or patient care experience

Required License/Registration/Certification

CPR Certification

Physical Requirements

Lifting and transporting patients by bed, stretcher and/or wheelchair. Ability to lift, push and pull weight greater than 50 pounds. Ability to deliver materials and supplies as well as the safe transport of laboratory specimens.


1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift. Typically Monday – Friday or Weekend shift with availability to work holidays.

Job Summary

The Nursing Assistant Transporter will support the movement of patients throughout the hospitals and clinic areas. The Nursing Assistant transporter will be responsible for assisting in lifting and transporting patients and/or equipment using proper body mechanics, safe operation of equipment, and use of computer tracking program. The transporter will treat all customers and clinical staff with respect and courtesy. Responsibilities also include organizing, tracking, and storing of equipment. Appropriate infection control practices will also be followed.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Basic computer knowledge. Ability to prioritize and use good judgement. Ability to use good customer service skills and phone etiquette.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Patient care experience.

Deadline to Apply 02/28/2018
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have patient care experience?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No response
  2. * What type of setting best describes your patient care experience?
    • None
    • Hospital
    • Nursing Home
    • Medical Office/Clinic
    • No Response
  3. * Can you work holidays and occasional weekends?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * This a temporary position that may end at any time. Are you willing/able to work in this capacity?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Can you work part time?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Can you work 2nd Shift?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Can you work 3rd shift?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * This position can be physically demanding and requires the ability to move about the hospital and/or clinic. Is this something that you are willing and able to do?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter