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Job Title Transportation Specialist Location Kulpmont, Pennsylvania Job Category Transportation Schedule Days Work Type Full time Date posted 11/20/2020 Job ID R-06445

Job Summary

Responsible for providing safe transportation to patients and guests in a timely, competent manner and communicating important information relevant to overall care plan to the multidisciplinary team.

Job Duties

  • Responsible for van and escorting passengers during transport to and from pick up to delivery site.
  • Follows established schedules and make adjustments to meet unanticipated changes; determines the safest and most efficient pick-up and delivery routes while considering needs of participants and requirements of clinic and therapies; maintains narrative of route.
  • Safely carry out one-person transfers of passengers to and from vehicles and inside vehicles.
  • This includes ensuring all passengers wear safety belts and wheelchairs are locked into position.
  • Promptly reports patient or guest-related concerns noted in home or van.
  • Documents according to program policy including accidents and incidents.
  • Inspects vehicles and maintain them in a clean and safe condition.
  • Maintains daily documentation of passenger logs, mileage, service records, etc.
  • Offers support services to additional departments as needed, including transporting documents to post office, bank, etc.


Work is typically performed in a transportation vehicle or office. Requires the ability to lift at least 50 pounds. Requires sitting and driving a vehicle for an extended period of time. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

Position Details

  • Travel - possibly servicing two LIFE Centers
  • Must have 1year of elder care experience
  • Must have clean driving record
  • Some overtime, very rare work on weekend or holidays
  • If you enjoy driving, our coverage area is large and the daily runs vary

Education

High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Valid Driver's License - Default Issuing Body

Our Purpose & Values

Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

About Geisinger

Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes nine hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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