Patients Transporter

Escort or transport patients within hospital or other medical facilities.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Patients Transporters do?

Escorts or transports patients within hospital or other medical facility: Determines patient name, destination, mode of travel, time, and other data, following written or oral instructions. Directs or escorts incoming patients from admitting office or reception desk to designated area. Carries patient’s luggage. Assists patient in walking to prevent accidents by falling, or transports nonambulatory patient, using wheelchair. Transports patient, alone or with assistance, in bed, wheeled cart, or wheelchair to designated areas within facility during patient stay. Delivers messages, mail, medical records, and other items.

Should I be a Patients Transporter?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Escort, Patients, Transfusion Aide, Transporter, Patients

    How to become a Patients Transporter

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