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#97369 Patient Escort - Jacobs Medical Center

Filing Deadline: Tue 1/22/2019

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 01/011/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/22/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Support Clinical workflow by pick-up and transport conscious, semi-conscious, and/ or unconscious hospital patients to and from treatment areas, and nursing units via wheelchair, gurney, or bed. Transport discharged patients to pharmacy and to waiting automobiles. Primary functions include: lifting, turning, transferring, for patients requiring moderate to total assistance. Transport may be required to perform other duties as required those duties to include transport of x-rays, medical records, oxygen bottles, Video Swallow Chair, and other materials as needed by nursing units.


  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Prior experience in a related field or comparable environment.

  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time.


  • One (1) year of direct experience transporting patients in a health care setting.
  • Outstanding customer service experience.
  • Excellent written communication skills.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Must be able to work overtime weekends as needed to meet the business needs of the department.
  • Must be able to lift over 50 pounds and able to push/pull a gurney or bed with patients weighing up to 300 pounds.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
JMC Operating Room
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri


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