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United Health Services Patient Transport Aide in Binghamton, New York

Patient Transport Aide, Binghamton General

United Health Services is seeking a Patient Transport Aide to join our Binghamton General Hospital team in Binghamton, NY. This is a benefits-eligible position.

Shift: Day/Evening Hours per week: 40 Salary range: $16.50 - $22.28/hour, depending on experience


Patient Transport Position Overview

As part of Wilson Medical Center’s Patient Transport and Linen Services team, the Patient Transport Aide is responsible for escorting patients throughout the hospital, delivering equipment and supplies, and keeping support service areas clean. Patient Transport Aides are familiar with the hospital’s layout and various department locations, which are visited and explained in detail during your orientation and training period.

UHS Wilson Medical Center is a 280-bed hospital and Level II Trauma Center. In this position, you’ll serve a medical facility that is a regional leader in cardiac surgery, neurosurgery and neurosciences, cancer care, maternity and high-risk obstetrics, neonatal intensive care, blood disorder treatment, and physical therapy and rehabilitation. Wilson is a bustling hospital and is a 24-hour designated stroke and chest pain center.

Patient Transport Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Assist and transfer patients into and out of wheelchairs, stretchers, and bed

  • Transport patients with IVs, oxygen, etc. to and from nursing units and ancillary departments by wheelchair, stretcher, or bed

  • Transport deceased to the hospital’s morgue and release deceased from the morgue

  • Prepare, sort, pick up, and deliver supplies and equipment such as linens, parcel packages, patient records/equipment, and mail throughout the hospital

  • Return clean and soiled linens to designated areas

  • Clean and maintain support service areas and storage rooms

  • Construct and dismantle orthopedic frames as instructed

  • Demonstrate commitment to United Health Services’ organizational Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation

    Position Qualifications

    Minimum:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. Ability to read, write and perform arithmetic, addition subtraction, division and multiplication. Ability to operate all types of Material Handling equipment.

  • CPR certification within three months of hire

  • Ability to operate an iPad or computer and follow verbal/written instructions

    Preferred:

  • Previous hospital experience as an aide/orderly or transportation aide

    Employee Benefits at United Health Services

    When you work at United Health Services, you become part of our family. We’re proud to offer competitive benefits and compensation to our employees who make an impact every day.

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

  • Voluntary benefits, including cancer, pet, and life insurance

  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match model

  • Immediate accrual of paid time off

  • Wellness program rewards and insurance discounts

  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP) counseling and concierge services

  • Free, extensive online training through HealthStream

  • Tuition reimbursement and education incentive programs to further your education, particularly in nursing or allied health fields

    About United Health Services

    United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices, in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.

    United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.


United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.

United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at www.uhsinc.com.

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