Transporter - Bascom Palmer Eye Institute - Miami

Job description

Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-11-17
Req: R100042983
Current Employees:If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet.

Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University of Miami/UHealth Bascom Palmer Eye Institute has an exciting opportunity for a PatientTransporter. The Patient Transporter transports patients within the different areas of the hospital . Assists the nursing and surgical professional staff in care of the patient and in maintaining a safe and clean environment under the direction of the nursing staff, charge nurse, nurse manager, and director of the department. Responsible for picking-up and transerring patients using the appropriate operational procedures and customer service standards.
  • Use the standard greeting in every contact with patient.
  • Transfer patients cautiously and safely.
  • Interact with patients in a respectful manner, following the appropriate face to face standards.
  • Monitor the availability of equipment (wheelchairs, stretchers, chair-beds, batteries) and report
  • needs to the charge nurse.
  • Daily maintenance and cleaning, re-stocking of equipment and supplies.
  • Comply with Infection Control Standards required for patient transportation.
  • Pick up and deliver diverse items (such as medications form Pharmacy, lab specimens, implants, instruments, etc.) to and from other facilities or destinations maintaining the appropriate operational procedures and customer service standards.
  • Use the standard greeting in every contact with patient.
  • Maintain professional behavior while executing all duties, following the appropriate face to face standards.
  • Handle diverse items with care and responsibility. d.) Daily cleaning of assigned areas.
  • Education Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
Work Experience Requirements:
  • One (1) year of experience working in an independent atmosphere with minimal supervision and high public contact.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:


Pay Grade:





Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 11/18/2020
Application Due: 2/16/2021
Work Type: