Patient Care Assistant III - Transporter

Recruitment #220503-Y10C-38


Applicant must apply online.

Patient Care Assistant III - Transporter
Salary - Up to $34,661.00 Yearly

Basic Purpose
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for providing direct and indirect non-professional nursing care or outreach services in a clinic, hospital, institution or home setting under nursing or medical supervision.  This includes performing duties such as taking vital signs, obtaining lab specimens, and charting, escorting patients, assisting with activities of daily living, and ordering and receiving supplies.

Typical Functions
The functions performed by employees in this job family will vary by level, but may include the following:
• Performs direct nursing tasks including taking vital signs, assisting with activities of daily living and hygiene needs, and obtaining certain lab specimens.
• Charts observations and activities, reporting pertinent changes in the patient’s condition.
• Performs delegated or other specialized functions as educationally prepared.
• Escorts patients to and from various destinations.
• Assists in maintaining and providing a clean, safe environment.
• Orders, receives and stores supplies and performs basic clerical functions.
• Participates in follow-up activities and tracking clients, schedules appointments and performs other related tasks.
• Provides case finding and recruitment of at risk persons for comprehensive health services.

Primary functions for this position Patient Care Assistant/Transporter:
• Transports residents to appointments safely and obeys all Oklahoma vehicle codes.  Maintains contact with facility via agency cell phone and uses the cell phone in accordance with the Oklahoma vehicle code.
•  Provides documentation for the resident’s charts and a record of each trip to the transportation supervisor. 
• Perform a full range of patient care duties or services under nursing directions. 

Level III
This is the leadership level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibility for providing guidance, training, and assignment of work activities to other patient care assistant staff, and perform more advanced duties.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level consist of those identified in Level II plus knowledge of planning and organizing work assignments.  Ability is also required to monitor and direct the work of others; to judge a situation accurately and adopt an effective course of action.


Education and Experience required at this level consists of three years of experience in providing patient care.

Special Requirements
Some positions may require the possession of a valid Oklahoma driver’s license and/or possession of a Class C (CDL) Commercial Drivers License at the time of appointment.

Some agencies may require the translation of health information for non-English speaking clients.

The Department of Veterans Affairs requires current certification in good standing by the Oklahoma State Department of Health as a (CNA) Certified Nursing Aide for Level I and II. Level III requires certification as a (CMA-A) Certified Medication Aide Advanced by the Oklahoma State Department of Health. 

Some agencies may have determined positions in this job family to be safety sensitive as defined by 63 O.S. § 427.8.

CMA-A- Certified Medication Aide Advanced, advanced certifications Insulin Administration and Advanced Nasogastric
1- CMA - Certified Medication Aide license- Certified Medication Aides can administer certain medications in nursing facilities, specialized facilities, residential care homes, and assisted living centers.
2-  CMA - Certified Medication Aide Advanced Insulin Admin-This advanced training provides instruction in the care of diabetic residents, including blood glucose testing, diabetic medications, insulin preparation and insulin administration.

3- CMA - Certified Medication Aide Advanced Nasogastric-This course provides advanced training in the administration of medications and nutrition via nasogastric and gastrostomy tubes, along with administration of oral inhalers and nebulizers.

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