Transportation Driver - Part Time

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Transportation Driver - Part Time

Company/Organization: Utah Navajo Health System

Location: Monument Valley, UT

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Salary: DOE

Status: Part Time

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Description

Patient Transport Drivers must have an excellent driving record. Medical background is preferred. Must be able to drive nights and weekends. Must be able to drive in all weather conditions, on freeways, in cities, and be very reliable.  Drivers will be responsible for transporting Medicaid eligible patients to regional hospitals; sometimes an overnight or multiple stay is required for long distance transports. Will be hiring one staff member.

New hires will be part time, up to 29 hours per week, but hours will vary based on patient need.

This position will carry out the following responsibilities:

  • Transport non-emergency medical transport clients to and from Utah Medicaid providers/services.
  • Required to be on time for all scheduled pick up and drop off times for all assigned transports and duties.
  • Transport in all four season weather conditions.
  • Hours of transport can be during weekdays, nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Assist the client during the transport in and out of the vehicle, to and from the patient’s residence and facility door.
  • An attendant is an employee of transportation, in addition to the driver, is required to assist in the transport of the client due to his/her physical, mental or developmental status.
Requirements
  • Must be able to work with last minute transport changes such as ER visits, discharges and capable of working with short notice schedule changes.
  • Must be able to operate variety of vehicles such as cars, trucks, vans and off-road type vehicles including specially type full-size vans.
  • Ability to communicate in Navajo is strongly preferred with great communication skills.
  • Drivers are required to work with ambulatory and disabled clients, which may require the operation of special equipment such as a wheelchair van lift system.
  • Must be able to provide basic preventative maintenance on vehicles such as pre-trip inspections and or tire changes.

UNHS would not be able to achieve our goal of quality equitable healthcare for people living in southeastern Utah without our committed and competent staff. UNHS continually attracts the most devoted healthcare professionals and administrators this region has to offer. We offer the opportunity to work with a dynamic team providing care to medically underserved communities. UNHS is an EEO and NPEA employer.

 

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