Patient Transport I

Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Patient Transport Services
Category: Lobby Services
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 699178
Employee Type: PRN

Position Summary

Posting Note: This is a PRN (as needed) position. Rotating weekends and holidays required. Shifts available: Days, 6am-4:30pm and Evenings, 2pm-12:30am

This position transports patients to and from various areas of the hospital in accordance with established policies, procedures, safety practices and customer care standards.

Position Duties

  1. Greets and assists patients and their parents prepare for transport.
    • Makes contact with a patient’s nurse, care area or technician before transport; ensure paperwork is complete; check the patient’s ID band against the transport order verifying the medical record number and patient first and last name.
    • Provides friendly, caring, and age appropriate transport of patients to and from all areas of the hospital in accordance with established policies, procedures, safety practices, and customer care standards.
    • Using appropriate methods, escorts discharged patients, their parents and belongings to the discharge or circle drive. Assists the parent in moving the patient from wheelchair, wagon or stroller to the vehicle. Assist in loading luggage and opening doors.
    • When transporting patients, ensures they are properly covered and not exposed by providing a blanket, sheet or towel.
  2. Work closely with patient care areas to coordinate efficient patient transport needs across multiple areas. Maintains, visually checks, cleans, and inventories transport equipment. Notifies supervisor of service and/or maintenance issues. Assist clinical personnel in the transferring of patients to and from beds, wheelchairs or stretcher as requested.
  3. Participates in a variety of department and hospital sponsored educational programs to maintain skills and competencies.
  4. Provides excellent customer service to both patients and employees. Works as a team by showing courtesy, respect, professionalism, working to cover departmental staffing needs, and meeting departmental and organizational objectives.
  5. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. HS Diploma or equivalent
Do you meet this requirement?
1. 1 year experience with patient care services.
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
1. BLS Certification through the American Heart Association within 30 days of hire
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing - Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) - Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) - Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing - Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling - Constantly
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching - Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting - Occasionally
8. Physical Requirement - Standing - Constantly
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling - Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Talking - Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Walking - Constantly
12. Physical Requirement - Near Vision - Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Far Vision - Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination - Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment - Occasionally
16. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance - Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance - Constantly
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions - Applicable
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme temperatures - Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases - Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid - Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure - Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals - Applicable
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