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Patient Transport Dispatcher-Transport Part-Time Weekend Days

Location Lake Forest, Illinois Business Unit Lake Forest Hospital Job REQID 78463 Job Function Customer Service Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?


  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $6,000 Student Loan Repayment ($3,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Annual Employee Merit Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay


**This is a Part-Time position at 20 hours per week located at Lake Forest Hospital. This is a weekend only position. Schedule is every Saturday and Sunday, 7:30am -3:30pm. Requirement to work 2 holidays per year. **

The Patient Transport Dispatcher reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.


  • Monitors and assigns patient transport according to request through the use of Epic.
  • Sets priorities of patients transported according to predetermined departmental policy.
  • Informs ancillary area/nursing units of any delay in service.
  • Verifies information on request for accuracy prior to distribution to patient transporter.
  • Schedules breaks and lunch for patient transporters according to patient volumes.
  • Immediately reports to Manager any problems with patient transporters or undue delays in transporting patients.
  • Upon request, coordinates area function in absence of Resource Coordinator.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • High School diploma or acceptable equivalent.

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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