Patient Transporter

Position: Patient Transporter

Job ID: 159507

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO ACUTE CARE 3

Talent Area: Administrative Support

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 3p-11p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for a Patient Transporter ­– someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide the following services in a timely, efficient, safe, friendly, and enthusiastic manner:  patient transportation services, patient escort dispatch relief services, delivery of patient-related equipment, lab specimens, medications and patient equipment cleaning.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Transports/escorts patients promptly to and from patient rooms and patient care service areas utilizing proper patient transportation equipment within established time frame, as indicated on automated dispatch system (TeleTracking) and observed by manager
  • Consistently verifies patient I.D. information against patient dispatch information to ensure accurate transportation of patients to the appropriate areas.
  • Transports medications as requested, excluding controlled substances, following established medication security guidelines
  • Cleans equipment regularly following departmental equipment cleaning procedures
  • Provides relief for dispatching patient escort assignments as requested by management, accurately monitoring work assignments to Patient Escort Techs and bed transport personnel in a timely manner, and noting any delays or unusual circumstances
  • Follows departmental communication plan to ensure accurate understanding and appropriate response to information related to job performance and employee expectations


Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption


  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Previous experience in a hospital setting preferred

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