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

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Commitment to our Team
  • We've been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker's Healthcare for our commitment to our team members.
  • Culture
  • At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits
  • Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you're in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment
  • We're committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development
  • We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement
  • Be an essential part of our core purpose-to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

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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

  • PRN also available;
  • Job ID: 124071;
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