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Non-Emergency Medical Transport Specialist (FT)

Valir Health
Oklahoma City

Job Description

The Transport Specialist performs transportation of Inpatients and Outpatients in an efficient and safe manner

Responsibilities
POSITION PURPOSE:

The Transport Specialist performs transportation of Inpatients and Outpatients in an efficient and safe manner

Qualifications
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Licenses or Certifications: Current CPR and First Aid Instruction, Valid Oklahoma Drivers license.

Total Education, Vocation Training, and Experience: High School diploma or equivalent and previous transportation experience preferred. Previous patient care experience preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

Ability to set priorities;

Ability to work efficiently and according to schedule;

Ability to interact in a positive manner and communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, supervisor, and other hospital employees.

PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION:

Position has Limited Access to Protected Health Information of patients on caseload.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

Organize and prioritize tasks and projects

Accurately complete job responsibilities within the specified time constraints to meet the needs of patients, regulatory standards and customer satisfaction

Physical ReQUIREMENTS:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Ability to speak, hear, and read English

Ability to discern temperature, texture, size, and shape

Exceptional attendance is a requirement in order to fulfill role expectations.

CRITICAL DEMANDS:

Lift up to 100# from floor to waist(Occasional) Stand(Frequent)

Walk up to .25 mile(Frequent) Sit(Frequent)

Sustained Forward bending in sitting and standing(Occasional) Kneeling(Occasional)

Sustained squat(Occasional) Repetitive squat(Occasional)

Push/Pull up to 100# of force at 36(Frequent) Full body range of motion(Constant) Reaching above head at least to 60 with 25#(Occasional) Balance(Continuous) In walking, standing, carrying, moving patients, and equipment, etc

Grasp of various sizes, shape, temperature, and texture, and weights up to 75# grip(Constant)

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Patient care environment with potential exposure to unpleasant odors, to blood and body fluids which may carry infection to infectious disease, and to chemical and electrical hazards. Daily travel with exposure to outdoors elements.

Working Conditions:

Potential hazards include:

Exposure to

None

Some

Frequent

Very Frequent

Exposure to

None

Some

Frequent

Very Frequent

* toxic/caustic chemicals

X

*blood or body fluids

X

*extreme conditions, hot or cold

X

*communicable diseases

X

*dust/fumes/gases (including asbestos)

X

*unprotected heights

X

*moving mechanical parts

X

*CRT (computer) monitor

X

*potential electric shock

X

*frequent, repetitive motions

X

*x-ray electro-magnetic energy

X

X

*Other (as listed)

*high pitched noises

X

*needles or other sharp objects

X

MACHINES/EQUIPMENT USED

Office equipment such as computer, FAX, telephone, copier, calculator, etc. Mechanical such as power chairs, power lifts, and automotive. Assumes responsibility for equipment, inventory, safety, and security of assigned facilities.

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