Transporter in Gardena, CA at Avanti Hospitals

Date Posted: 7/20/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Memorial Hospital of Gardena

Job Title: Transporter 

City: Gardena / State: California    

Central Transportation

Varied Shifts

Varied Hours

To 7:00 AM


Job Description and Job Responsibilites


Job Summary:

A non licensed member of patient care services skilled to perform a variety of tasks including but not limited to participating on the hospital lift team and assisting with the transportation of patients. Reports to Nursing Administration, Chief Nursing Officer. OR Transporter reports to the Director Surgical Services, OR Manager.

Essential Job Duties: 

  • Demonstrates ability to transport patients in a safe and comfortable manner according to hospital policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates knowledge and competency in participating in the Hospital Lift Team, utilizing safe body mechanics
  • Responsible for maintain clean transportation equipment in safe working order,  removing and reporting faulty equipment per hospital policy
  • Serves as a role model for the Mission, Vision and Values of the organization. Fulfills other job duties as requested with scope and within hospital policies and procedures and other regulatory  standards
  • Maintains current competencies

Behavioral Standards: 

  • Exhibits customer and service oriented behaviors in every day work interactions.
  • Demonstrates a courteous and respectful attitude to internal workforce and external customers.


  • Provides accurate and timely written and verbal communication of information in a manner that is understood by all.
  • Able to listen, understand, problem-solve, and carry-out duties to ensure the optimal outcome.
  • Able to use IT systems in an accurate and proficient manner.


  • Contributes toward effective, positive working relationships with internal and external colleagues.
  • Demonstrates cooperation, flexibility, reliability, and dependability in all daily work activities and a willingness to collaborate with others for the good of the customer and the organization.

Job Requirements


  • High school graduate
  • Prefer at least 1 year of experience in an acute care setting


  • Current BLS Card
  • Certificate of successful completion of an AB 508 course within 3 months of hire or within the previous 2 years

ADA/Physical Demands:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.
  • Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and may taste and smell.  The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds, with assistance. Visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be intact to perform duties.