Medical Transport Aide- Equipment Technician

Date: Mar 18, 2023

Location: IN, US

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: Hospital  

Req ID:  16827 


Schedule: Part Time 

Shift: Any 


Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.




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Job Role Summary

The Medical Transport Aide - Equipment Technician is responsible for locating and returning wheelchairs and transportation carts to their proper location. This position takes the lead in repairing wheelchairs and reports broken and defective equipment to the manager.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Locate and return wheelchairs and transportation carts to their proper location
  • Report broken and defective equipment to the manager
  • Take the lead in repairing wheelchairs
  • Clean and maintain wheelchairs and carts
  • Assist with transporting patients when needed
  • Assist with discharging patients to the hospital lobby and assist them into vehicles and taxis
  • Approach, greet and offer assistance and direction to patients and visitors in the hospital environment
  • Participate in the Pet Therapy Program when patients request a visit

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current Indiana Driver's license with motor vehicle record that meets Eskenazi Health's driving policy standards
  • Current Indiana motor vehicle insurance
  • Completion of CPR certification within 2 months of employment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of the Centani system and its uses for equipment location
  • Knowledge of hospital layout and procedures; some knowledge of equipment handling
  • Ability to use age-appropriate communication skills
  • Good reasoning ability
  • Detail oriented
  • Knowledge of hospital policies and procedures
  • Promptness, empathy and genuine interest as perceived by patients, co-workers and staff
  • Excellent customer service
  • Demonstrated customer focus
  • Ability to assess patient needs during transport
  • Basic English reading and writing skills; bi-lingual is desired but not required
  • Knowledge of the Centani system and it's uses for equipment location




Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.