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Equipment Processing Distribution Tech/Patient Transporter (Part Time, Day Shift)

Req #:  178104
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  NonClinical Support/Customer Service/Clerical Admi
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.8


Advocate Christ Medical Center is part of Advocate Health Care, one of the nation’s leading health care networks. A not-for-profit, 749-bed, premier teaching institution with more than 1,200 affiliated physicians, Christ Medical Center is one of the major referral hospitals in the Midwest for a number of specialties, including cancer care; cardiovascular services; heart, kidney and lung transplantation; neurosciences; orthopedics; and women’s health. The hospital provides emergency care for more than 100,000 patient visits annually and has one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in Illinois.




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Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Illinois (95th Street & Kostner Avenue)

Equipment Processing Distribution Tech / Patient Transporter

Part Time (0.8) - working 32 hours a week; Day Shift

  • Hours of 7am-3:30pm
  • This position will be scheduled for every other weekend and holiday.


JOB SUMMARY: To sanitize, set up, maintain, process, distribute patient equipment and to safely transport patients to and from patient destinations and perform patient care activities and related services in caring for the personal needs and comforts of patients.



  • Provide safe, efficient patient transports
  • Distribution of equipment, carts, and other commodities to and from assigned areas
  • Provision of basic patient care for in-house patients and outpatients
  • Identification and documentation of changes in patient status and patient flow by communicating appropriately according to department standards
  • Provision of basic equipment and supplies
  • Participation in self-development by attending in services and educational programs appropriate to the goals and needs of the department.



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 6-month related work experience (transport preferred)
  • 6-month computer background with CRT or Data Entry
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PC
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to anticipate patient, employee and department needs and refer for action
  • CPR Certification is preferred. Will be required to become certified within 3 months of employment or new position
  • Position may be exposed to contagious diseases, biohazardous material and hazardous chemicals
  • Ability to carry, bend, reach, stoop, push supply carts with equipment, patient supplies, and specimens, to and from their destinations.
  • Ability to lift very heavy weight requirements according to DOL definitions.
  • Ability to asses working condition of equipment
  • Incumbent in position must conduct themselves in a courteous and professional manner at all times
  • Ability to work weekends
  • Ability to lift 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available.
  • Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.





About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago