Transportation Aide 1 (Eligible up to $3,000 Hiring Bonus)
Oregon Health and Science University
Location: Portland, Oregon
Internal Number: 19808
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OHSU is hiring! We offer a variety of benefits on top of joining a thriving organization:
Eligible up to $3,000 Hiring Bonus
Part/Full Time Benefits pending on position
Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents
Differentials for Weekends ($1.50), Evening (7%) and Night Shifts (12.5%)
Several retirement plans to choose from! - Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan and University Pension Plan, voluntary savings plans (403b and 457b)
Employee discounts to local and major businesses
We want you, apply and work with us today! https://www.ohsu.edu/
Function/Duties of Position
The Transportation Aide 1 transports medical equipment, mail, medical gases, supplies and related paperwork to and from various locations at OHSU through the utilization of an interactive voice response computer-based Patient Tracking System.
This is the first level of a two level series. It is distinguished from the higher levels by the absence of responsibility for transporting patients. Work at this level is limited to routine transporting of equipment, specimens, blood and supplies.
Transports equipment, mail, paperwork, supplies, specimens and blood to designated locations such as clinic, examination room, operating room, laboratory, morgue or office.
Relief and Returning Equipment
Relieve employees working in the elevators for breaks and lunches. Return department equipment and order linen supplies. Clean and disinfect equipment.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Ability to communicate well with others
Ability to safely lift and transport, equipment, supplies
Must be responsible and properly trained in the transportation of bio-hazardous items within 90 days of hire
Knowledge of Hospital Transportation Procedures
Experience in safe lifting, and transporting, equipment, and supplies
Ability to prioritize a call and know when to call the dispatcher for assistance.
Ability to determine, troubleshoot and deliver specimens to the correct lab in a timely manner
Ability to prioritize assignments to maximize customer satisfaction
Must be physically able to perform transportation duties safely and unsupervised
Also willing to rotate through daily assignments
Good communication skills with the public and staff
The ability to function under stressful situations
Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions
Within 90 days of hire the employee will take the following certification programs: Body Mechanics and Isolation precautions
All employees must report for work at their assigned time, and report to work in the proper uniform
Ability to adhere to transportation services attendance policy
This position must also take the mandatory on line training courses offered here at OHSU
Rotating shifts when needed
Exposure to human and tissue/fluids
Ability to stand for long periods of time while transporting materials throughout OHSU campus
Ability to carry and lift up to 50 lbs
Ability to use departmental equipment such as stretchers, wheelchairs, medical oxygen
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodations
All are welcome
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or firstname.lastname@example.org. As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm