at MHM Support Services dba Mercy Healthcare System in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States
We're a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."
Operation of a Mercy patient transport van to include pick-up and delivery of patients consistent with established guidelines of practice. Responsible for the safe and proper transfer of non-ambulatory patients to and from the wheelchair, safe transport of patients via the wheelchair, ambulation assistance to and from the transport van for ambulatory patients, and proper and safe transport of both non-ambulatory and ambulatory patients via the transport van. This position will be contingent upon maintaining a current and valid Class E or equivalent driver's license.
Inspect the transport van daily and report any deficiencies to management promptly. Keep the van clean at all times; keep the vehicle sufficiently fueled.
Performs related duties as assigned; provide exceptional customer service to all in keeping with Mercy's mission, values and Service Standards.
Experience: 5 years experience driving passengers using a transport van or equivalent.
Preferred Education: High School Diploma/GED.
Licensures and Certification: This position will be contingent upon maintaining a current and valid E Class or equivalent driver's license. BLS Required.
Other: Competent with transfer and lift techniques and utilization of a gait belt for ambulatory patients; competent with disconnecting wall oxygen and transferring to portable oxygen with accurate liter setting for transport; competent with operating the wheelchair lift and securing system; good customer service skills; ability to communicate clearly by use of UHF radio with dispatch; ensure vehicle is kept clean and serviced appropriately; report all defects to manager.
We Offer Great Benefits:
Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!
We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.
At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.
What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.
Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.