The Patient Transportation Specialist provides the necessary safe and timely transportation of patients, charts, specimens, clinical equipment, etc. to required destinations within the Health Center.
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Hiring Company: The University of Chicago Medicine
The University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences, one of the nation's leading academic medical institutions, has been at the forefront of medical care since 1927, when it first opened to patients. Today, it comprises the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, a top 10 medical school in the country; the University of Chicago Biological Sciences Division, a section committed to scientific discovery; and the University of Chicago Medical Center, consistently ranked among the best hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Twelve Nobel Prize winners in physiology or medicine have been affiliated with the University of Chicago Medicine.
University of Chicago Medicine physicians are members of the University of Chicago Physicians Group, which includes more than 700 physicians and covers the full array of medical and surgical specialties. Our physicians are faculty members of the Pritzker School of Medicine.The University of Chicago Medicine has been at the forefront of medical care since 1927, when we opened our doors to the first patients. Located in historic Hyde Park on the South Side of Chicago, the medical campus includes the Center for Care and Discovery, Comer Children’s Hospital, Bernard A. Mitchell Hospital for adult inpatient care, Chicago Lying-in Hospital, and the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine.
Job Description: Patient Transport Specialist
The Patient Transport Specialist, under the direction of the Manager or his/her designee, provides the necessary safe and timely transportation of patients, charts, specimens, clinical equipment, etc. to required destinations within the Health Center. The Patient Transport Specialist will also perform safe and mechanically appropriate patient lifts and turns on a scheduled or on-demand basis.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – Basic Life Support
Starts as on-call employment, after 90 days candidate will have performance/attendance evaluated to determine potential for conversion to permanent employment. Hours will normally range between 25 to 40.
Shifts: 1st: 7am - 3pm, 2nd: 3pm - 11pm, 3rd: 11pm - 7am (must be open to work two shifts. Once assigned you'll be given a steady, consistent schedule.)
Compensation and Benefits:
Salary commensurate with experience. Eligible for full benefits package once converted to and permanent.
Must be open to a background check & drug test
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