General Service Transporter

General Services
Why Mayo Clinic
We are looking for a supplemental Transporter in our General Service department. This position is temporary, with an end date of February 4, 2020. This role is not benefit eligible and there are no guaranteed hours. If you are interested in joining our team, please apply and attach a detailed resume.

Position description
Transports patients, visitors and patient related items throughout the medical center in a safe and efficient manner. Responsible to complete patient transports and patient related item deliveries in a timely manner, maintain clean equipment, interact politely and professionally with patients, guests and medical center staff. Functions independently and as a team member, frequently with direction via mobile device and pager. Must understand the functions of and be able to properly operate a smart phone for daily job function. Will stand and/or walk 12-18 miles per 8 hour shift. Will frequently push/pull patients up to 200 pounds and occasionally up to or exceeding 350 pounds. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the safe operation of multiple types of motorized patient transport equipment which require exceptional fine motor skills. This job requires full use of both hands, repetitive wrist and elbow movement, repetitive foot motion and trunk rotate/twist/reach. Works varied hours which may include days, evenings, days/evenings, holidays, and weekends with rotating days off. Must take an active role in providing support to other Mayo Clinic staff during various types of direct patient transfers. Must demonstrate full knowledge of all medical isolation precautions and protocols.
Requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
Additional qualifications
Previous customer service experience preferred. Previous hospital, clinical or patient care experience is preferred. Must be able to work independently and in a group setting. Requires exceptional verbal communication skills, telephone and human relation skills to interact with patients, guests and staff. Must communicate effectively in a professional and respectful manner during high-stress situations. Basic computer skills required- proficient in Microsoft Word, and Outlook. Must be able to adapt to unpredictable and stressful situations, while maintaining a calm and pleasant manner. Strong problem solving skills are necessary. Must be able to read, write and understand English. Must be able to demonstrate exceptional initiative and a proven ability to quickly respond to patient Transport requests. Must be able to transport multiple pieces of equipment simultaneously.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $15.05 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Supplemental/On-call/Per Diem
Hours / Pay period
Non-benefited position. No PTO. Hours are per diem; hours will vary based on department needs. A committment of 2 to 3 shifts per week is expected by the employee.
Schedule details
The schedule will vary based on department needs. This is a temporary position with non-guaranteed hours. This position has an end date of February 4, 2020.

Schedule consists of 8 hours shifts that occur weekdays and weekends with a work unit that operates 24 hours a day. Employee must be able to work any time of day and at least 2 shifts per week. The schedule is made approximately 2 weeks in advance of shifts.
Weekend schedule
Must be able to work weekends.
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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Kassandra Merritt
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).