Oct 14, 2021

Temporary Transporter - Central Dispatch And Transport

  • Swedish
  • Seattle, WA, USA

Job Description


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Temporary Transporter (Per Diem,Variable Shift) to work in the Central Dispatch And Transport at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Transporter is responsible for the efficient and timely movement of patients as directed and other duties assigned by the manager or designee.

In this position you will:

  • Transfer of patients into and out of transport vehicle (wheelchair, stretcher bed) and movement of patients as directed.
  • Perform Transport duties in a courteous, polite and professional manner within prescribed time constraints. Assists with positioning patient and directs patient requests to appropriate staff members.
  • Follow established guidelines in emergency situations, infection control and all safety issues. Receive directions from managers or designee or patient care providers.
  • Maintain patient right to privacy. Respects the rights of the patient, family and other caregivers. Handle all patient information as confidential.
  • Demonstrate flexibility to meet patient care goals. Recognizes and communicates the need for assistance with assigned workloads. Seek help with problem solving when needed.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).
  • Demonstrated flexibility and organization to prioritize and complete multiple task

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in patient care

About the First Hill Campus

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit


Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Patient Services

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 314131