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MD Anderson Cancer Center Team Leader / Patient Transportation / 5PM -2AM (Tue- Sat) in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked the nation's top hospital for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals." MD Anderson's mission is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through exceptional programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention

Team Leader, Patient Transportation



Oversees patient transportation activities for assigned shift. Impacts patient care and transportation throughout the institution.

The ideal candidate for the Team Leader, Patient Transportation will have four years of Patient Transportation, Dispatcher experience to include one year of Lead experience.

Job Functions

Serves as liaison between transportation and support services and coordinates shift activities.

Oversees and plans daily activities for assigned staff.

Assists in the orientation and training of new escorts.

Performs daily inspection of assigned area.

Dispatches and coordinates equipment and personnel.

Participates in the performance evaluations of employees.

Escorts ambulatory patients and patients traveling by wheelchair, stretcher or hydraulic stretcher to their destinations safely and efficiently.

Delivers transportation equipment to nursing units or clinic sections.

Transports blood and specimens between nursing unit and Laboratory Medicine.

Transports properly shrouded corpses to the morgue.



Required: High school diploma or equivalent.


Required: Four years of patient transportation, dispatching, healthcare or related to experience to include one year in a lead role.

Preferred: Experience in healthcare or direct patient care


Preferred: Heart Saver with Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 154482

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days, Weekends

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 33,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 41,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 50,000

  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No