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Northwell Health Transporter in Forest Hills, New York

Req Number 002AFP

Job Description

As a Transporter you will transport patients to and from various units as directed, safely and comfortably. Pick up and deliver materials and/or equipment as needed.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Transports patients in wheel chairs or on stretchers to and from various units as directed.

  • Responds to page promptly.

  • Uses proper body mechanics during transfer and transport.

  • Transports patients using wheelchairs or stretchers, as directed.

  • Notifies staff upon arrival of patients.

  • Reports any changes of patient's condition during transport to charge nurse.

  • Ensures proper height is kept on I.V. set-up when transporting patient.

  • Promotes and maintains cleanliness and effective functioning of transport equipment.

  • Reports defective wheelchairs and stretchers to Supervisor.

  • Cleans transportation equipment.

  • Picks up and delivers materials as directed within the Hospital promptly

and accurately.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in a medical setting, preferred.

  • Good communication skills-fluent in English.

  • Physical demand are constant walking, standing, stooping, bending, turning, lifting; Frequent stretching, pulling, pushing; Occasional sitting.

Our Culture:

Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us: www.northshorelij.com/goals

Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.