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Patient Transporter ~ GI
NASHVILLE TN 37230
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89770814

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Patient Transporter ~ GI
**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.






Click Here To View The VUMC Promise of Discovery






**Department/Unit Summary**



Vanderbilt is a leader in treating digestive disorders. We use the most advanced techniques and technology in the region. Our pioneering research, highly trained providers and dedicated staff have led U.S. News and World Report to rank us among the top 25 digestive disease centers in America.



Our diagnostic and treatment center is absolutely state-of-the-art. Our highly specialized physicians and advanced nurse practitioners are experts in diagnosing and treating digestive disorders. We work with other specialists at Vanderbilt to find the best treatments for our patients, so you can count on receiving excellence in complete care here.






**Your Role:**



Performs work activities of the Central Transportation department, which include transport of patient, equipment and supplies to various patient care areas.






**Position Qualifications**



**_Required:_**






+ High School Diploma

+ 6 + months of similar work related experience









**_Preferred:_**






+ Hospital / clinic environment experience is a plus

+ Customer Service focused









**Position Shift:**






+ Monday - Friday

+ Day Shift

+ Candidate selected will work PRN (as needed) hours









**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 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology ( Bill Wilkerson Center at ), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training



**Truven Health Analytics:** among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.



**Becker's Hospital Review:** one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"



**The Leapfrog Group:** grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score



**National Institutes of Health:** among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US



**Magnet Recognition Program:** Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Tennessee



**Nashville Business Journal:** Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer



**American Hospital Association:** among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US






Download the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Facts 2016-2017 at to learn more about our services and facilities.



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


**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.





**Job** _Patient Transport_


**Organization:** _GI Endoscopy Lab 20 200179_


**Title:** _Patient Transporter ~ GI_


**Location:** _TN-Nashville-The Vanderbilt Clinic (TVC)_


**Requisition ID:** _1804288_

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