Transportation Specialist - LIFE Geisinger (Flex/Per Diem)
Location: Minersville, Pennsylvania
Type: Part Time
Internal Number: R-33913
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.
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.
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Valid Driver's License - Default Issuing Body
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At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.