Unitypoint Health Des Moines , IA 50301
Posted 1 week ago
PRN and part time positions available! 8am-5pm
Responsible for transporting ambulatory and non-ambulatory persons (in wheelchairs) via a wheelchair van
Interact professionally with other healthcare professionals, disabled, disadvantaged, sick and injured persons
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Safely maintain and operate a wheelchair van while in compliance with all laws and requirements pertaining to the operation of the vehicle and adheres to safety rules and practices.
Secures all passengers in the van per Hospital Passenger Securement policy.
Provide door-through-door pick-up and drop-off for all customers. Map out routes to and from specified destinations, identifying the most efficient route.
Complete daily vehicle and equipment inspection.
Practices will reflect Safe Patient Handling standards. Assists individuals or maneuvers wheelchairs on and off the vehicle.
Documents required information per transport. Adheres to all traffic regulations. Ensures that seat belts, hook-ups, and harnesses are in working order and secure on all mobility devices as appropriate. Reports any maintenance problems in writing. Keeps vehicle interior clean.
Reports accidents and incidents in writing as instructed and as necessary. Performs other related duties as required. Demonstrates initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.
Integrates and demonstrates FOCUS Values and Expectations for Personal and Service Excellence to guide professional behaviors, Balance team and individual responsibilities, be open and objective to others views, give and welcome feedback, contribute to positive team goals, and put the success of the team above own interests all while adhering to policies and procedures UPH-DM.
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent.
Experience: Customer service experience. Previous driving experience preferred.
License(s)/Certification(s): Current Iowa D3 Chauffeur's License - please indicate on application.
BLS (will be obtained during training). Safe Patient Handling (Will be obtained during training)
Local geographical knowledge and ability to operate GPS device.
Must be able to work with minimal supervision and assume responsibility for timely completion of assigned functions. Must be able to communicate effectively with people of a diverse professional, educational, and cultural background. Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
Area of Interest: Purchasing, Supply Chain, and Logistics;
FTE/Hours per pay period: 0.4;
Department: Paratransit Service;
Shift: Thursdays + Friday days; 16 hrs/wk