Supervisor, Patient Transport

Rochester, NY


Supervises and directs 1 or more of the activities of Supply, Processing and Distribution. Ensures the correct receipt and delivery of medical supplies and linen, transport of patients and equipment and other supplies to and from patient care areas.


Under general direction and with latitude for independent judgment within established policies and procedures:

  • Supervises and directs assigned staff including Stockkeepers, Transport Assistants and Processing Aides. Provides guidance and directions to Operations Supervisors. Develops specific job assignments. Makes decisions within hospital and departmental policy on the selection process, disciplinary action and reviews performance of assigned staff. Provides training and orientation.

  • Investigates complaints from users and follows through with appropriate action. Responsible for the issuance of credits and returns of supplies for inventory system. Collects and screens requisitions for processing. Verifies accuracy of reports including Patient Charge System.

  • Establishes and maintains positive relationships with user departments. Serves on Committees. Attends staff meetings and meetings with user departments to discuss operational and service functions.

  • Assists in the development, interpretation and administration of departmental policies. Provides input for the formulation of capital and operating budgets. Conducts meetings with assigned staff to review and discuss procedures and problems relating to operations and prepares minutes of meetings.

  • Maintains records of function, such as employees, productivity and service. Recommends methods for improvement in these areas.


Bachelor's degree with course work in Materials Management and 1 year of related supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $22.59 - $31.63 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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