The University of Kansas Health System

  • Transport Officer - Security (PRN)

    Department Secrurity
    Shift Varies - PRN
    Requisition ID
    Position Location
    Facilities & Support Services
  • Position Summary

    Under the supervision of the Security Supervisor, the Transport Officer performs transportation for Hays Med patients that are being involuntarily committed to another facility. The Transport Officers will provide a safe and secure transport for our patients to another facility after being screened by mental health agencies and when requested by nursing staff or case management.


    PRN Rate: $12/hour

    On-Call status shifts


    Essential Functions:

    • Transport Officers will be placed on an on call rotation.
    • Will be required to report for transport within 30 minutes.
    • Will be required to follow the Hays Med Transport Procedures.
    • Report and log if service/repairs are needed

    HIPAA:  This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Med based on the following criteria:

    Primary – required (routine) to do the job;
    Secondary – required for the job, but mostly be exception; and
    None – no approved access

    Description of InformationLevel 
    Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, ReligionSecondary 
    Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment RatesNone 
    Clinical Information (information that describes a patient’s health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and PhysicalSecondary 
    Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT CodesNone 



    Education/Experience: High school graduate or equivalence preferred.
    Certificates and Licenses: Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) required before being placed on call for transports. BLS certification required before being placed on call for transports. Complete competencies and training before being placed on call for transports. A valid drivers license with an acceptable driving record and must be insurable through Hays Med’s insurance carrier. Any traffic warnings or citations earned during the transportation process will be means for immediate termination of employment.


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