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Patient Transportation Aide

Company name
Kaiser Permanente

San Francisco, CA, United States

Employment Type

Bluecollar, Healthcare

Posted on
Mar 14, 2023

Valid Through
Jun 27, 2023

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Patient Transportation Aide','1160474','Mar 14, 2023','!*!Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Radiology Director and Chief of Radiology, supports patient care activities, which include transporting patients, moving patients, and supporting co-workers to complete departmental job duties. Exhibits a high degree of tact, courtesy, and poise when interacting with patients, staff, and visitors.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Orients technical and nursing staff, and students to transport activities and hospital procedure.

Understands written and verbal instructions pertaining to operating equipment and carrying out job duties.

Maintains knowledge and awareness of safety issues and practices.  Participates in the department Quality Management Program.

Maintains a high standard of personal hygiene and professional ethics.  Adheres to the facility dress code and attendance policy.

Transports all patients and equipment in safe and efficient manner.

Demonstrates positive interpersonal skills with all customers.

Works effectively in conjunction with all nursing, technical and medical staff, both internal and external.

Works to expedite the transport of patients to meet the operational and scheduling needs of the various imaging sections in the imaging services department.

Must have a demonstrated history of excellence service skills exhibited by courtesy, cooperative spirit, and tact when interacting with employees, members, and visitors of all ages.

Performs any other duties as required.


Supervisory Responsibilities                                             

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Corporate Compliance Accountability

Consistently supports the precepts of corporate compliance by maintaining confidentiality, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with integrity, and reporting observed fraud and abuse.



To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Analytical - Collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions.

Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.

Interpersonal Skills - Maintains confidentiality; treats co-workers, patients, and facility visitors with respect.

Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification to ensure that instructions and requests are fully understood.

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; reads and interprets written information.

Teamwork ‚Äď Contributes to building a positive team spirit; balances team and individual responsibilities.


Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the incumbent is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The incumbent must have the dexterity to complete repetitive short-cycle operations by hand.  The incumbent is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The incumbent must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an incumbent encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the incumbent is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of radiation. Frequent exposure to inpatients and outpatients who may be experiencing a wide range of acute and chronic medical conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



Grade: 85

','!*!Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma/GED and six months related experience.

','California-San Francisco-San Francisco 2425 Geary Hospital','20','20','Day','Day','Sat, Sun *Expected length of employment up to 3 months.','Sat, Sun *Expected length of employment up to 3 months.','09:00 AM','09:00 AM','07:30 PM','07:30 PM','Part-time','Standard','Temporary','Entry Level','Patient Care Services (Non RN)','San Francisco Hospital - Patient Transportation - 0206','San Francisco Hospital - Patient Transportation - 0206','No','A01|SEIU|United Healthworkers','A01|SEIU|United Healthworkers','29','29','30.51','30.51','','Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.','Patient Transportation Aide

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