Central Service Patient Transport (CSPT)

Orders, stores, charges and distributes patient care products and equipment, according to prescribed procedures and techniques. Responsible for the safe and timely transfer of patients, supplies and equipment, requisitions and items for test, within the hospital.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for rotating through and performing all supplies distribution functions.
  • Transports patients to and from nursing units and ancillary departments, as requested.
  • Transports supplies, medical records, x-rays, equipment, specimens, mail, reports, and other materials, in response to instruction or page.
  • Maintains inventory supplies levels on patient/nursing units.
  • Transports full and used medical gas cylinders.
  • Maintains inventory of SPD Supply Storeroom as well as stocking of shelves and proper rotation of items.
  • Sets up orthopedic frames following doctor’s orders.
  • Transports deceased to the morgue.Releases deceased from morgue, as needed.
  • Assures that all supply items are accurately charged.
  • Responsible for maintaining par levels on crash carts and disaster cart on a scheduled basis, as well as, after each use.
  • Responsible for cleaning of equipment (IV Pumps, Sequential etc.) to ensure sanitation.
  • Responsible for accurate assembly of intubation trays as well as other trays and kits.
  • Assesses supply utilization and recommends changes in stock level to supervisor.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • High School or equivalent; Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements
  • One year in a similar position or aide position
  • CPR Training/Certificate or obtained within two weeks of hire; Current Drivers license
  • Ability to work with patients.
  • Ability to work in a morgue or morgue setting and deal with related situations.
  • Answer telephones
  • Input data into computer programs
  • Use computer packages

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

City of Hope strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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