Level   1

Reports to (Hierarchical)

Activity Supervisor

Reports to (Functional)

Activity Manager

Job Family


Main Purpose

Help, accompany and transport patients from a place to another within the health facility, according to the instruction from the medical team and following hygiene standards, in order to ensure their safety.


  • Transport patients (e.g. from patient’s room to the operating theatre, from his bed to the x-ray room, from the consultation to his room, etc.), assisting and helping them at all times.
  • Assist nursing staff with patient needs (i.e. lifting patients up, lying them down, bathing them, dressing them, changing bed linen or, if required, giving them their medicines)
  • Inform medical staff about any possible serious problem or complication during shift (i.e. patients, equipment, etc).
  • Ensure safe transport taking into consideration the state/conditions of the patient and the instructions given by nursing team or doctors.
  • Keep the patients and families informed about the place they are taking the patient to.
  • Follow at all times the universal hygiene standards and the instructions of health professionals.
  • Ensure the disinfection of his/her material (stretch, etc.).
  • Report all important information and assist in other tasks upon request.


Literacy required.


None is required.


Local language essential. Mission language desirable.


  • Commitment.
  • Flexibility.
  • Stress Management.
  • Results.
  • Teamwork.
  • Service.

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