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Central Transport Aide Job

Job Number: RIH18595

Job Title: Central Transport Aide

Department: Central Transport - 1012261

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Under general supervision and according to established procedures, transports patients, mail, medical records, laboratory specimens, equipment and patient related materials to all areas within Hospital complex. Operates service elevators and maintains transport vehicles according to procedure.


The level of education normally attained in courses at secondary school levels.

The verbal skills needed to understand English instructions and the writing skills needed to maintain a daily log.

Visual acuity to check name bracelets, envelopes, etc. to ensure proper delivery.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


Between two and four weeks on the job training.