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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Transporter in Silverdale, Washington


Virginia Mason Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals health care services and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.


Job Summary:

This job is responsible for transporting patients and equipment between departments/locations. Provides basic aspects of patient care patient mobility and maintenance of equipment under the direction of a Registered Nurse in a defined care team. Contributes to the delivery of patient focused care.

Essential Duties:

  • Assists with cleaning of equipment and maintenance of department; may exchange oxygen tanks and/or attach IV’s to wheelchairs or gurneys as necessary.

  • Escorts patients at the time of discharge from their room to personal transportation.

  • Maintains a safe work and patient environment adhering to the hospital’s Safety Risk Management Regulatory Standards and infection prevention.

  • Provide Client and Patient Relations.

  • Performs basic life support gives assistance to medical staff during emergencies and may respond to hospital codes.

  • Performs basic patient care activities based on skill ability and limitations of scope of practice as directed by management and/or nursing staff.

  • Transports patients to and from nursing units and ancillary departments in a manner conducive to patient safety and comfort including special needs.



  • One year recent work-related work experience preferably in a hospital setting preferred.


  • Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider certification

Please be advised that this location requires quarterly American Heart Association (AHA) Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI) competency certification post-hire. This ongoing competency is required through resources internal to the facility; outside RQI competency resources are not acceptable for CommonSpirit Health compliance requirements.

Pay Range

$18.73 - $25.49 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.