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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Patient Transporter in Decatur, Georgia


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Shift : 2p-10:30p

We're looking for a Patient Transporter for this entry level position who will work regularly with patients, providers, nursing teams on hospital units, imaging services technologists and nurses and is a critical component to ensuring a great patient experience. This individual will:

  • Transports patients, records, specimens and equipment to designated areas throughout the organization.

  • Responds immediately to emergency patient situations; initiates emergency life-saving techniques such as CPR and crisis management.

  • Maintains lifesaving certifications.

  • May be required to use patient tracking and information system to receive, record, dispatch, respond to and complete patient transport requests.

  • May operate patient stretcher lifts; observes policies and procedures related to their safe operation.

  • Secures personal property from theft or loss; maintains confidentiality of records and information.

  • Individuals in Radiology are required to complete MRI Safety training and follow safety measures when transporting patients to and from MRI, and use MRI compatible equipment.

  • Must complete additional training upon hiring as related to appropriate PPE use, patient moving techniques, patient equipment care training for telemetry boxes, IV pumps, oxygen tanks and more.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Some areas will prefer BLS certification upon hiring.

  • Others will provide training post hire.

  • The ability to lift 75 pounds.

Additional Details

Supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or veteran's status. EHC does not discriminate on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. EHC respects, values, and celebrates the unique perspectives and backgrounds of all individuals. EHC aspires to create an environment of collaboration and true belonging for all our patients and team members. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

ACCOMODATIONS: EHC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.”

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs., 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs., 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs., 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs. max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs.; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors; Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting; Patient care/handling injuries; Radiation; Shift work; Travel may be required; Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators; environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Decatur Hospital

Campus Location Decatur, GA, 30033

Campus Location US-GA-Decatur

Department DEC-Central Transport

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 131077

Job Category Facility Support & Building Maintenance

Schedule 2p-10:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Hourly Minimum USD $15.35/Hr.

Hourly Midpoint USD $18.80/Hr.

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.