BCHA Transport
Description


Job Summary


As a Transport/Courier employee you will be expected to ensure proper patient care in picking up and dropping off patients at healthcare facilities and residences. Some of these patients may be wheelchair bound. Courier duties also include pick up and drop off of supplies and specimens in a timely fashion.


Responsibilities:

  • Administer life support, first-aid treatment and other forms of prehospital emergency care to people who are injured or sick
  • Operate equipment such as a wheelchair and hydraulic lift
  • Clean and decontaminate vehicles after transporting any patients. Report infectious disease with relevant authorities
  • Communicate and coordinate with dispatchers, hospital staff, and EMS for assistance.
  • Be able to communicate well with nursing staff while working in a hospital setting
  • Knowledge of CPR in an emergency
  • Keep to designated schedules to ensure timely arrival of patients and supplies
  • All other duties as assigned
Requirements


Education and Experience:


Valid drivers license

CPR/AED current

Written, verbal and electronic communication skills

High school diploma or equivalent

Passenger assistance course completion within 60 days of hire


Physical Requirements:


Lifting, moving patients in awkward situations; climbing; balancing; stooping; kneeling; crouching; crawling; reaching; standing; walking; pushing; pulling; lifting objects, equipment and people (350 lbs.); manual dexterity; audible speech; adequate hearing; repetitive motions; working in dark and/or confined spaces; working in adverse weather conditions; working in various types of terrain and in potentially dangerous situations.