Patient transporters are responsible for providing transport to patients and providing an excellent customer service experience. They are in charge of operating motor vehicles, helping patients transport medical or personal devices, anticipating patients' needs, and responding to emergency situations. Patient transporters must follow strict safety law and comply with company and federal guidelines in all tasks. They must work with other transporters to achieve organizational objectives in a timely manner, as well as report their progress to the patient supervisor in their department. Patient transporters' schedules vary depending on the needs of their employer.
Patient Transporter Tasks
Identify and report malfunctioning equipment.
Assist patients during discharge and admissions, providing physical assistance and opening doors.
Transport patients and equipment in vehicles, wheelchairs or stretchers, taking care with medical equipment.
Maintain vehicles and transportation devices.