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Providence Health & Services Transporter - Patient Transportation in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Transporter (0.6 FTE, Evening Shift) to work in Patient Transportation at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

Transport performs duties involving the movement of patients, items, and equipment to and from various nursing units and destinations within the hospital. The transporters' primary focus is to respond to and complete tasks within the departmental productive standards, these tasks are assigned to them by the Transport-Tracking automated dispatch system and their supervisor. Transport must promote team concept with fellow staff members by using lifting devices to ensure a safe transfer.

In this position you will:

  • Transports patients via wheelchair, stretcher, bed, morgue cart, to and from clinical, ancillary and support departments throughout PSPH.

  • Function independently through the utilization of an interactive voice response computer based Patient Tracking System.

  • Ability to operate the Transport Tracking system appropriately and efficiently by demonstrating proper phone use and following system processes.

  • Transports only the correct patient in the correct manner of conveyance.

  • Transporting, stocking, and locating of materials, supplies, specimens, equipment and miscellaneous items.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Six (6) monthsinvolved in the movement of ambulatory and non-ambulatory patients in a Health care setting or 2 or more years of military service.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 90 days of hire.

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Patient Services

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 266786