Description

Job Summary:

Promptly responds to requests for medical transportation for Wheelchair Transport patients.  Provides appropriate care to the patient transported by wheelchair van. Professionally interacts with other medical personnel and performs tasks to expedite the transport of the patient where appropriate. Provides accurate written and verbal reports and participates in quality assurance training exercises as needed. Actively participates in promoting the business and supports the business philosophy at all times.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complete Wheel Chair Forms
  • Billing forms
  • Daily run log
  • Truck Check-off sheets
  • After actually completing a thorough truck check-off
  • Stock
  • Cleanliness
  • Engine Fluids
  • Tires - Safety
  • Ability to push patients in wheelchair
  • Ability to operate both types of wheelchair vans proficiently
  • Collect proper paperwork from facilities/patients for transport
  • Transport patients to the proper locations – never without a wheelchair
  • Keep Dispatch aware of your location at all times
  • When transporting
  • When delayed
  • Properly move patients from facility to Van and back
  • Properly secure wheelchair in vans with straps
  • Properly secure two multiple chairs in a larger van
  • Know policy on transporting family members on transports
  • Knowledge of  proper procedure to load and unloading of wheelchair onto the vans
  • Knowledge of which patients can be transported in which Vehicles
  • Size restrictions
  • Equipment restrictions
  • Knowledge of proper radio usage
  • Give all pertinent information to dispatch
  • Ask for permission to call if needed
  • If  Emergency – contact ASAP and give pertinent details to get proper assistance
  • Knowledge of  Company SOP’s
  • Must keep unit clean (inside and out)
  • Must keep unit stocked with the proper items
  • Follow company dress code
  • Follow company clock-in process
  • Follow company fueling procedure
  • Follow proper posting procedures
  • Follow proper activation procedures
  • Obey all traffic laws
  • Obtain signatures of release at the proper facilities

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are the representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

  • push/pull up to 275 pounds
  • grip up to 10 pounds
  • lift up to 75 pounds
  • climb
  • reach with hands and arms
  • kneel and bend
  • talk, see, hear

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to computer screens using keyboard functions and other hand usage.

**The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.  The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Requirements

Qualification Requirements:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license in state of employment   
  • Clean criminal background check and driving record
  • Pass a DOT Physical – if unable to pass DOT physical for any reason – get a state waiver per DOT regulations
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