Patient Transportation Attendant

Patient Transportation Attendant    

Regular Part-Time 

Posted: March 8, 2024                                                             

Competition #: 2024-03-PTS

Essential Functions & Basic Duties: The Patient Transportation Attendant (PTA) will actively participate in the mobility needs of patients while providing non-urgent transportation to in-patients of medical facilities. Most of the patient transportation will be from one medical facility to another. Being responsible for all aspects of transportation the PTA will operate a stretcher capable transport vehicle and multiple mobility devices, utilizing a variety of travel routes to timely, efficiently, and safely arrive at pick up locations and destinations. The PTA will assist medical escorts during the transfer where applicable, monitor patients and provide basic emergency care interventions should the need arise while awaiting the response of an ambulance. The PTA will also be responsible for documenting all pertinent information as related to the patient transfer, and other dealings through the course of their day in order assess the effectiveness of this service.


  • Class “G” driver’s license is required. 
  • Class “F” driver’s license considered an asset.
  • Current driver’s license abstracts with no demerit points or loss of license in the previous three years.
  • Current criminal records check (vulnerable sector)
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR level “C” (advanced certifications preferred)
  • Proof of vaccinations or lab test if applicable.
  • Free of communicable disease.
  • Perform two person lifts and transfers, in a safe, smooth controlled manner, of patients weighing up to 95 kilograms (210 pounds) utilizing appropriate patient lifting equipment.
  • Knowledge of technological systems including computers, tablets, fax machines, internet, and email.
  • Education and/or experience in a Health Care Field will be considered an asset. (PSW is preferred)
  • Bilingualism English/French is considered an asset.

Location: Espanola, Little Current

Salary: $18.74 per hour in accordance with the pay scale as determined by the collective agreement with OPSEU 679

Deadline for Applications: OPEN

Requirement:  Pre-Employment Hiring Package

Interested individuals are invited to submit a covering letter and a résumé quoting competition #2024-03-PTS to the attention of:

Human Resources Department
Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board
210 Mead Blvd
Espanola, Ontario P5E 1R9
Fax (705) 862-7866