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Patient Transportation - Support Helper I

Company: Ascension
Location: Grand Blanc
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:




Patient Transportation - Support Helper


PT Nights (8% shift differential):  1a - 9:30a & 12:15a - 6:45a, some weekends & holidays


Benefit Eligible Position


Ascension Genesys Hospital - Grand Blanc,MI



Ascension Genesys Hospital is a state-of-the-art community teaching hospital with 410 beds, a level 2 emergency trauma center with a cardiac rapid diagnostic center, the Genesys Heart Institute, the Family Birthing Center, and expanded clinical expertise in neurosciences, orthopedics, geriatric services, oncology, and surgical procedures in almost every specialty area including minimally invasive and robotic procedures.  We offer rewarding career paths for healthcare professionals across all disciplines.  Ascension offers a collaborative environment with competitive wages and opportunities for advancement.


Benefits include:

  •           Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and a retirement plan with match
  •           Competitive compensation
  •           Paid time off
  •           Professional development
  •           Wellbeing programs and holistic growth opportunities
  •           Tuition reimbursement
  •           Adoption assistance
What You Will Do:

Perform a variety of tasks, such as: housekeeping, materials management, clerical, maintenance and transportation. Assist professional hospital staff rendering service to patients and their family. Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities to provide care to the age group(s) served.

  • Demonstrate an understanding and commitment to the philosophy and objectives of Patient-Focused Care, continuous quality improvement, team interaction, and the mission and values of GRMC.
  • Maintain patient rights and the confidentiality of patient information.
  • Transport, transfer and move patients (via wheelchair, stretcher, or as an escort if the patient is ambulatory) in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Assist in patient service as directed.
  • Deliver equipment, specimens, patients or records hospital-wide.
  • Maintain adequate inventory in stock rooms, stock carts, linen cards and other areas as assigned.
  • Keep and maintain records as required.
  • Properly prepare and maintain supplies, linen and transportation equipment.
  • Clean and maintain equipment as directed.
  • Maintain established departmental policies, procedures and objectives to provide for quality, and safety.
  • Project a positive attitude and public relations image at all times.
  • Perform other duties as directed such as clerical.
  • Perform housekeeping duties such as cleaning department rooms, bathrooms and halls. Dusts and vacuums. Linen and trash removal.
  • Provides general maintenance duties.
  • Essential Functions:
    • Lift, move, assist, and prepare patients for procedures. Moves and uses standard equipment. Mobile throughout the hospital. Ability to lean, stoop, bend to floor, reach and retrieve items at overhead height.
    • Plan and follow directions. Follow oral and written instructions and orders. Good problem solving and analytical skills. Must be able to plan and organize shift duties without close supervision or direction.
    • Must be able to effectively communicate orally, in writing and by telephone with patients, physicians, other hospital staff, patient families, supervisors and hospital visitors. Must be able to hear warning signals, i.e., whistles, buzzers, or beeps.
    • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills with patients, physicians, other hospital staff, families, supervisors and hospital visitors.
    • Maintain all required records. Ability to operate hospital computer systems.
    • Normal manual dexterity.
    • Must be physically and mentally capable of performing all of the essential duties of the position including the ability to see, hear, bend, stoop, pull, climb, walk, reach, move, lift and carry objects weighing up to 60 pounds.
  • Working Conditions:
    • Risk of exposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, hazardous chemicals, infectious diseases. Lifts, pushes, and pulls patients, wheelchairs, stretchers, beds, and fully stocked carts. Majority of time is spent indoors standing, walking and lifting.
  • Orientation Requirements:
    • All employees are required to participate in the following orientations: New employee orientation, Department orientation.
What You Will Need:


  • High School diploma or equivalent from an accredited program required or Prefer 6 months or more
    comparable work experience
Additional Preferences:


  • Prior medical experience preferred.
Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Genesys is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:


EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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