Lead Transporter

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Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 155656-1A
Date Posted: Jul 2, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

Beverly Hospital  is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Beverly Hospital, A member of Lahey Health, promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care.  You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, and Empathy. 

Position Summary:

Works closely with the supervisor on all transport activities relating to maintaining the smooth flow of assignments and equitable distribution of responsibilities for the Transport Department.  Will also assist with Service Response Center by fielding inquiries for services, create work orders and assign work orders to employees.  

Transport Duties:

  • Provide training and operational orientation for all new staff members.  Assist in ensuring staff compliance with all hospital and departmental proficiency training requirements that include, but are not limited to fire and safety, risk management, universal precaution/infection control, body mechanics, transport of patients, and oxygen handling.
  • Assists in training new employees and updating current employees regarding policies, procedure, safety, and equipment maintenance procedures.
  • Assists and instructs in the detection and correction of erroneous input to the computerized patient tracking system.
  • Assist with daily work assignments to employees based on staffing and volume of specific duties.
  • Regularly checks employees’ work for accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Completes special projects upon request of the Supervisor.
  • May be required to work various shifts, as needed, to coordinate and maintain system.

Scheduled Hours

40 hours per week, varied shifts.

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.


Qualifications/Central Transport Department:

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
  • Must be able to type.
  • Must be proficient in excel, word doc, power point software programs.
  • Must be able to learn multiple software systems (EPIC / Grand PM/ etc.)High School education required.  College Education preferred. 
  • Good writing and verbal skills needed.
  • Good interpersonal skills for interacting with professional medical personnel.  Ability to provide personnel with direction and information.
  • Must be able to establish priorities.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment.
  • Well-developed telephone skills.
  • Has good working knowledge of system logistics and reporting.
  • Must have organizational skills in recordkeeping and filing functions.
  • Must be able to quickly assess situations and make sound decisions.

Most time is spent standing or walking.  Moderate to heavy lifting may be required.