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Medi Bus Driver

Methodist Health System Council Bluffs, IA

Job Description

  • Purpose of Job
    • Responsible for driving passenger bus to transport qualified individuals to and from the hospital.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • High School graduate or equivalent ability to read traffic signs, addresses, and hospital schedule sheets.

    • Experience
      • Requires experience driving and operating a passenger bus, general automotive maintenance and knowledge of traffic laws and regulations.

    • License/Certifications
      • Chauffeur License (CL) required.
      • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required.

    • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
      • Skilled in promoting positive relations when interacting with patients or other customers.
      • This position requires knowledge of traffic laws and regulations, operation of a passenger bus, and general automotive maintenance.
      • This position requires skills in driving and operating a passenger bus, light repair and maintenance of a passenger bus vehicle.
      • Requires the ability to exhibit positive relations which includes being courteous and respectful of patients with attention to patient safety and comfort concerns.
      • Assist disabled patients to and from the bus, including using wheel chair lifts, lifting patients, and use of other equipment.
      • Cost effectively manage time and routes at all times.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Weight Demands
      • Light Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force.

    • Physical Activity
      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
        • Balancing
        • Climbing
        • Carrying
        • Crawling
        • Crouching
        • Fingering/Touching
        • Kneeling
        • Repetitive Motions
        • Standing
        • Stooping/bending
        • Twisting
      • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
        • Grasping
        • Keyboarding/typing
        • Lifting
        • Pulling/Pushing
        • Reaching
        • Sitting
        • Walking
      • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
        • Distinguishing Colors
        • Hearing
        • Seeing/Visual
        • Speaking/Talking

    • Job Hazards
      • Not Related:
        • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
        • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
      • Rare (1-33%):
        • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
        • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
        • Explosives (pressurized gas)
        • Electrical Shock/Static
      • Frequent (67%-100%):
        • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
        • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
        • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I

      • Promotes positive relations when interacting with patients, visitors, families, physicians, customers and co-workers.
        • Greet, smiles and makes eye contact.
        • Introduces self by name.
        • Volunteers to help co-workers and other employees.
        • Addresses patients and others by surname.
        • Responds quickly to patients and/or other peoples' needs.
        • Excel in a culture of Engagement where we have the responsibility to be welcoming, assuring and compassionate - ALWAYS.
        • We demonstrate this by following the Standards of Compassionate Care and AIDET.

      • Performs operation of medi-bus in a safe and secure manner.
        • The driver will operate the medi-bus in a safe and defensive manner obeying all traffic laws and receiving no complaints about the operation of the bus.
        • The operator will meet all schedule demands and pick up and deliver patients on time.
        • Uses sound judgment when operating equipment or vehicles in bad weather or with difficult patients.
        • Takes proper precautions with mechanical breakdowns and maintenance problems.

      • Properly transfers and assists patients to and from the bus.
        • Performs services in a courteous and respectful manner to all patients.
        • Safely assist all patients to and from the bus.
        • Use correct equipment to most effectively transfer the patient to and from the bus.
        • Incident reports will be completed when problems occur and will be communicated to the Director of PT.

      • Provides patient transportation within the hospital.
        • Transport patient in a safe manner using equipment in good working condition.
        • Insures patient safety when patient has other equipment.
        • Insures the patient is the correct patient by checking the identification bracelet and checking with the nursing floor for a patient being discharged from the hospital.
        • Follow daily schedule and transports patients in a timely and efficient manner.

      • Provides completion of daily vehicle maintenance and trip logs. Complete logs before ending the work shift.

      • Provides a schedule for vehicle routine and preventative maintenance.
        • Monitors scheduled maintenance requirements.
        • Communicates with PT secretary when preventive maintenance is needed.

      • Performs general cleaning of vehicle to insure the vehicle is clean and safe.
        • Properly sweeps out and general housekeeping of the vehicle at the end of each shift.
        • Insures outside of vehicle maintains the proper appearance.

    • Essential Functions II

      • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

      • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Compassionate Care/AIDET and company policies/procedures.

      • Other duties as assigned.

Job Details

Date Posted October 17, 2017
Date Closes December 16, 2017
Requisition 6881
Located In Council bluffs, IA
Work At Jennie Edmundson Memorial Hosp
Department Medi Bus
Shift Daytime
Hours 8:00AM - 4:30PM hours per week
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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