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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Patient Transporter - Temp in Nashville, Tennessee

Patient Transporter - Temp - 2200398

Job : Temporary Services

Primary Location : TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Hospital (VUH)

Organization : HR TempForce 108252

Shift: : First Shift

Description

Job Summary:

VUMC TempForce has opportunities for Patient Transporters. In this role you will be responsible transporting patients to various patient care areas throughout the hospital by a stretcher, wheelchair or bed.

  • Maintain work environment in a safe, clean, orderly manner.

  • Receives, cleans and decontaminates

  • transport equipment with departmental policies.

  • Operates all departmental equipment safely and effectively.

Department/Unit Summary:

Vanderbilt University Medical Center TempForce was created to connect temporary talent to all areas of VUMC. TempForce places diverse and skilled personnel to departments across the Medical Center.

Position Shift:

  • Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Length of assignment: Indefinite

Click Here To View The VUMC Promise of Discovery

Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt’s mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.

VUMC Recent Accomplishments

Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:

US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children’s Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.

Healthcare’s Most Wired: Among the nation’s 100 “most-wired” hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.

Becker’s Hospital Review: named as one of the “100 Great Hospitals in America”, in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.

The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children’s hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.

American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows

Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.

National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement

Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6 th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.

Position Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED with <1 year experience required (or equivalent experience) (Required)

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands : to verify these you can visit our job description website: https://app.jdms.io/?sso=vumc . We do not use links to physical demands.

Movement

Sensory

Environmental Conditions

Basic Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and < 1 year relevant experience

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

  • Heavy Work category requiring exertion of 50 to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 20 to 50 lbs. of force frequently and/or up to 10 to 20 lbs. of force continually to move objects.

Movement

  • Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

  • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

  • Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

  • Occasional: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device

  • Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

  • Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.

  • Occasional: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.

  • Occasional: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

  • Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

  • Occasional: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.

  • Frequent: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

  • Frequent: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles

  • Frequent: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces

  • Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.

  • Continuous: Walking: Moving about on foot.

  • Continuous: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

  • Continuous: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.

Sensory

  • Frequent: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

  • Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information

  • Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.

  • Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.

Environmental Conditions

  • Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.

  • Occasional: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.

  • Occasional: Climate: Ability to withstand exposure to atmospheric extremes including heat, cold, humidity, and barometric pressure changes.

Req ID: 2200398

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.

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