Transport Aide

Allina Health

Allina Health

St. Louis, MO, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 11, 2023

Number of Job Openings Available:


Date Posted:

November 10, 2023


34006710 Transport Services


Day/Evening (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:


Union Contract:

SEIU-4-United Service Workers

Weekend Rotation:

Every Other

Job Summary:

Provides support in transferring and transporting patients, pharmaceuticals, lab specimens and blood products. Responsible for the safe, timely and accurate transport of patients, equipment and patient related items to their destinations enabling the health care team to perform their duties.

At Allina Health, our Transport Aide Team is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and ensuring all patients arrive to their destination in a safe and timely manner.

Key Position Details:

  • Shifts Tuesday and Friday, 2nd weekend in pay period and Friday.
  • Shift hours 3pm - 11:30 pm.
  • Benefit Eligible

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Transports patients to designated treatments or procedures.
    • Safely transports, lifts and positions patients to and from cart, wheelchair, bed and chair using appropriate safe patient moving techniques and equipment.
    • Coordinates the timing of transports to meet patient care needs.
    • Communicates to patient care units if delays occur.
    • Recognizes emergency situations and escalates to appropriate member of health care team.
  • Demonstrates expert knowledge of machine and manual transfer protocols.
    • Utilizes each transfer as an opportunity to communicate and teach protocols to other health care staff.
    • Assures that transfer equipment is well maintained and properly stored.
    • Monitors equipment needing repair and pulls broken equipment from service.
  • Utilizes electronic medical record transport system.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age with education and/or experience needed to meet required functional competencies as listed on the job description, and High school diploma or GED preferred
  • 0 to 2 years of previous health care experience preferred
  • 0 to 2 years of previous transport experience preferred
  • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required Upon Hire

Physical Demands
Medium Work:
Lifting weight Up to 50 lbs. occasionally, Up to 25 lbs. frequently