Hackensack Meridian Health

Transporter-Per Diem- Evening

Job ID
PMC - Patient Escort
Palisades Medical Center
Job Location
US-NJ-North Bergen
Position Type
Per Diem
Standard Hours Per Week
Shift Hours
Weekend Work
Weekends as Needed
On Call Work
No On-Call Required
Holiday Work
As Needed


“Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian  

Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to  

succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are  

team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how  

we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep  

getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of  

positive change.” 


Come join our Amazing team here at Hackensack Meridian Health! We offer EXCELLENT benefits, Scheduling Flexibility, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and much more!!!


Ensures the safe transport of patients to and from all patient care areas via stretcher, wheelchair, or ambulatory process.


  • Transports patients, on a daily basis, safely to and from various departments, informing nursing staff of   the transport and return, with 100% accuracy of observing safety standards.
  • Railing are in upright position.
  • Intravenous needle remains in place.
  • Monitors supply flow or oxygen as established by the attending nurse.
    Strap patient to transport.
  • Receives assignments from technical personnel involved with their respective Departments.
  • Upon lifting the patients, with assistance if needed, moves them to wheelchair/stretcher and transport the patient to the assigned examination room
  • Travels to different patient care areas to obtain stretcher/wheelchair for use if unavailable on the floor for scheduled patient pickup
  • Brings all stretchers and wheelchairs to a centralized storage location.
  • Transport patients safely with 100% accuracy.
  • Ensures delivery of excellent customer service resulting in positive and improving patient satisfaction scores for the department and Medical Center.
  • Delivers medical orders, patient’s reports and preparatory information to patients care units with 100% accuracy.
  • Assists in the movement of supplies within and around the department.
  • Assists technologists in the transport of portable equipment.
  • Assists clinical staff and technologists in the handling of patients and language interpretation, if needed.
  • Communicates clearly and tactfully with patients.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.


  • High School education or equivalent
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient computer skills that may include but are not limited to Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite platforms.


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