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Main Campus Jackson
To transport patients/visitors throughout the University of Mississippi Medical center (UMMC). Works with other hospital staff to ensure that patients needs are met. Ensures that all medical equipment necessary for transport is working properly.
Education & Experience
High School Diploma/GED or successful completion of project search internship.
Certifications, Licenses or Registration Required: N/A
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Written and verbal communications skills. Interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a team environment.
Transports patients/visitors/others from one location to another, communicating with dispatch to increase efficiency while monitoring and communicating patient status.
Documents all activities on daily log to maintain statistics on patient tracking and time management.
Ensures that medical equipment is clean and in proper working order prior to transporting and reports any problems/malfunctions.
Ensures the safety and comfort of customer during transport by working with other hospital staff and by appropriate policies and procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge of proper administration of oxygen therapy and equipment functions during transports.
Assists pathology/morgue with moving large patients.
Utilizes department software/systems to provide statistics on patient transport and time management.
Follows all UMHC policies, guidelines and regulations while on UMMC campus.
The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.
Physical and Environmental Demands
Requires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, frequent exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, frequent activities subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical nature, frequent bending, occasional lifting and carrying more than 100 pounds, occasional crawling, occasional crouching/stooping, occasional kneeling, constant pushing/pulling, frequent reaching, constant standing, occasional twisting, and constant walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)
FLSA Designation/Job Exempt:
Job Posting Date:
Job Closing Date (open until filled if no date specified):
Posted 30+ Days Ago
The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), headquartered in Jackson, is the state's only academic medical center. Here, we work to improve the lives of Mississippians through our three missions of education, research, and health care.
Education: UMMC includes seven health science schools: medicine, nursing, dentistry, health related professions, graduate studies, population health, and pharmacy. (The School of Pharmacy is headquartered on the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford.) Enrollment in all programs is more than 3,000 students.
Research: From world-renowned studies on heart disease, diabetes, and hypertension to advanced treatment for cancer and a human physiology simulation program used by NASA, researchers at UMMC are unraveling the diseases that affect Mississippians, while creating new, high-tech jobs and injecting tens of millions of dollars annually into the state's economy.
Health Care: UMMC provides a wide-range of patient care programs. At our main campus in Jackson, in addition to outpatient clinics, we offer a women and infant’s hospital and a critical care hospital along with University Hospital, plus the state’s only:
Children’s hospital (Batson Children’s Hospital)
Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
Heart, kidney, liver, and pancreas transplant programs
Level 1 trauma center
Adult and pediatric congenital heart programs
Children’s cancer care program
We also care for Mississippians statewide with community hospitals UMMC Grenada, UMMC Holmes County, plus pediatric clinics in Tupelo, Hattiesburg and the Gulf Coast. In addition, our Center for Telehealth offers specialized care remotely, through online video chat technology, at more than two hundred locations throughout the state.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The Medical Center complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information. Inquiries or complaints may be referred to the Office of the Director, Employee Relations, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216-4505.