Oregon Health & Science University

Transportation Aide 2

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Hospital/Clinic Support
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
Hospital Transportation
Salary Range
$18.00 - $22.76 per hour
Tuesday - Friday
11 AM - 7:30 PM (1100 - 1930)
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

Ranked the No. 1 Hospital in Oregon by the U.S. News & World Report, we pride ourselves in not only serving our community with the highest of accolades, but pushing a multifaceted mission that strives of excellence within the OHSU Culture. Find out more here: https://www.ohsu.edu/about/ohsu-vision-mission-and-values and https://youtu.be/6C-lws1q5cY


OHSU is hiring! We offer a variety of benefits on top of joining a thriving organization:

  • Eligible up to $3,000 Hiring Bonus
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage at low or no cost to employees
    • Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents
  • Several retirement plans to choose from! – Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan and University Pension Plan, voluntary savings plans (403b and 457b)
  • Up to 200 hours (equal to 25 full days) a year of paid time off 
  • 96 hours of sick leave a year (prorated for part-time employees) 
  • Commuter subsidies
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Access to group life insurance, disability insurance and other supplemental benefits
  • Annual Raises
  • Employee discounts to local and major businesses
  • Growth/Development Opportunities

We want you, apply and work with us today! https://www.ohsu.edu/


Function/Duties of Position

This position transports patients, material supplies, equipment, and miscellaneous items needed to support the medical, nursing, student, and administrative staff in the execution of their health care, education, and research missions maintaining a high customer service satisfaction. This individual may also participate on TQM teams and in employee development programs.


This is the second level of a two level series. It is distinguished from the lower level by the responsibility for performing a wide variety of assignments and more complex duties, including patient transportation.


Patient Transportation

  • Transports patient using wheelchair or gurney; transfers patients to examination table, bed or chair.

Materials Transportation

  • Transports equipment, mail, paperwork, supplies, specimens,
    and blood to designated locations such as clinic, examination room, operating room, laboratory, morgue or office

Relief and Returning Equipment

  • Relieve employees working in the elevators for breaks
    and lunches. Return department equipment and order linen supplies. Clean and disinfect equipment
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Excellent communication with public and staff.  Strong customer service experience
  • Must have a positive and pleasant attitude. Ability to prioritize daily tasks to maximize efficiency and patient experience. Ability to multitask and function in stressful situations. Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions in English.
  • Complete in-house training for bio hazardous items and CPR within 90 days of hire.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Healthcare or hospital experience.  Experience in safe transporting of patients, specimens, blood products, equipment and supplies

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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