Transporter - Central Transportation (MHB)
Mercy Hospital Of Buffalo - Buffalo, NY

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Transporter – Central Transportation –
  • Union ( Mercy Hospital of Buffalo ): Transport patients between nursing units, diagnostic areas, morgue, to lobby for discharges as well as other locations within the hospital. Transport blood and other specimens on both a stat and routine basis. Deliver various patient supply items, and refill / exchange various medical tanks.

    In conjunction with Clinical staff and Patient Care staff, assists in expediting procedures by utilizing appropriate equipment (i.e. re-apply restraints) to transport and provide non-technical care to patients and maintain designated levels of equipment.

    REPORTS TO: Technical Support Analyst

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    None

    SKILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM):

    Education:
    ·
    High School graduate or equivalent (G.E.D.) required.
    Experience:
    ·
    Positions will be entry level and require no previous practical experience prior to hire.
    · Individuals will be trained by the employer.
    · Once employed, there will be a period of orientation and training to the specific duties and responsibilities of the positions in order to perform the job competently.
    · At the end of the orientation period employees will be required to demonstrate competency.
    · If an appropriate level of competency has not been reached additional training may be required.
    Knowledge, Skill and Ability:
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    Good general health necessary in order to stand and walk most of the day.
    · Must be able to demonstrate the ability to read, write and speak English
    · Must be able to use a telephone.
    · Must be able to take direction from a manager or supervisor or designee.
    · Ability to work closely with people, often necessitating lifting or aiding patients in walking.
    · Must be able to operate a pager or other communication device.
    · Must be able to tell time and follow a time –based schedule to perform job tasks.
    · Must be able to demonstrate core values of the Catholic Health System and Mercy Hospital .
    · Communicates appropriately with peers, supervisors, and physicians.
    · Demonstrates a supportive team spirit.
    · Must be able to deal appropriately with stressful/adverse situations and / or patients.
    WORKING CONDITIONS:
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    May be exposed to disagreeable conditions including but not limited to odors, blood, body excretement, etc.
    · May be exposed to communicable diseases.
    · Clean, well-lighted, heated, and ventilated surroundings.
    · Activity includes lifting, stooping, constant walking.
    · Finger and hand dexterity and visual and aural and olfactory acuity to recognize changes in patients' condition.
    · The ability to cope with stress and handle multiple priorities is required.

    PHYSICAL EFFORT: STRENGTH : (MEDIUM-HEAVY)

    Low Lift (floor to knuckle): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)

    Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (51-100 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (11-21 lbs.)

    High Lift (shoulder and above): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)

    Full Lift (floor to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (51-100 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (11-21 lbs.)

    Carry: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)

    Push: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (51-100 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (11-21 lbs.)

    Pull: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (51-100 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (11-21 lbs.)

    Overall Strength Category: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

    ACTIVITY: (MEDIUM-HEAVY) - Job Demand – Dictionary Of Occupational Titles

    Constant = (C) 67-100% Workday

    Frequent = (F) 34-66% Workday

    Occasional = (O) 0-33% Workday

    Not Present = (N)

    Walk – Constant

    Climb Stairs – Occasional

    Stoop – Frequent

    Kneel – Occasional

    Crouch – Occasional

    Reach (immediate) – Frequent

    Reach (overhead) – Occasional

    Handling – Constant

    Fingering - Frequent

    Sitting – Occasional

    Standing – Constant

    Push Cart - Frequent

    Pull Cart - Frequent

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