Patient Transporter

15 May 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

How to Apply

A resume is required for consideration for this position

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.


Transportation staff will arrive at the unit with the transport vehicle (i.e. stretcher or wheelchair) specified at the time of request, stop at the Nursing station to retrieve chart and/or card, report to patient room, greet the patient by name, identify the patient by armband, introduce themselves to the parents, patient and nursing staff as appropriate. Assist the patient and/or nursing with the physical transfer of the patient onto the vehicle and transport patient to the appointment. Bodies of deceased patients will be transported to the Morgue by transport personnel

Required Qualifications*

High school diploma, GED or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to perform a wide range of physical activities including: pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, kneeling, reaching, etc. Must be able to read and write English.

Work Schedule

Work Days: Saturday and Sunday

Work Hours: 16 hours

Work Time: 3:00pm - 11:30pm

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the AFSCME union, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.