Skip to Main Content
← Back to Jobs

Wheelchair Transportation Specialist

MedTrust Medical Transport Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Posted: October 13, 2019
  • Full-Time

"Every day we face challenges and have to make quick and sometimes difficult decisions. Always do what is right for our patients, business partners and our company. We are in a service business and our actions and decisions will impact many people, including defining our business culture. Be proud of our TEAM successes and support each other to continue to be the best. "- Josh Watts, CEO
PURPOSE AND SUMMARY:
The Wheelchair Transportation Specialist provides safe, efficient and courteous transportation services to disabled patients on a scheduled basis. Specialists must have a valid driver's license and clean driving history. Specialists must also attend special training and pass an exam for the safe operation of the assigned vehicle, are certified in first aid and CPR and must pass a DOT physical examination.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
+ General Responsibilities
+ Ability to safely operate both manual and hydraulic lifts and mechanisms to secure wheelchairs
+ Ability to safely and courteously drive patient from pick-up location to destination on a scheduled basis
+ Prepare manual and electronic trip reports, obtain necessary signatures and return completed forms
+ Ability to collect payments (if required) from patients and to provide receipts
+ Complete daily safety checks of vehicle and lift mechanism to ensure in good working order prior to going in-service
+ Duty to document required vehicle maintenance and communicate operational issues to Dispatch
+ Ensure cleanliness of assigned vehicle both prior to and at the end of shift including washing interior and exterior of the assigned vehicle
+ Ability to multi-load wheelchair patients and sequence routes to remain on-time and on-schedule
+ Communicates with Dispatch regarding locations during transports
+ Arrives in uniform with neat and clean appearance
+ Ability to timely and fully complete required documentation

CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION:
This position has access to confidential patient protected health informationBefore placing a person in this position, a background check is required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required
+ Knowledge of local driving routes and location of medical facilities
+ Good driving skills
+ Ability to positively and courteously interact with patients, facilities and MedTrust personnel
+ Ability to be on-time for all shifts
+ Knowledge of manual and hydraulic wheelchair lift equipment
+ Basic automotive knowledge (check fluids, windshield wipers, etc)
+ Ability to manage a schedule with multiple daily transports completing assigned tasks on-time

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or equivalent
21 years of age
3-5 years Driving Experience
CPR and First Aid Certification
Excellent verbal and writing skills (English)

POSITIION IDENTIFICATION: WHEELCHAIR TRANSPORTATION SPECIALISTREPORTS TO: OPERATIONS MANAGEREMPLOYEES SUPERVISED: NONEFLSA CODE: HOURLY, NON-EXEMPT

MedTrust Medical Transport

Address

Myrtle Beach, SC
29577 USA

What email should the hiring manager reach you at?

By clicking the button above, I agree to the ZipRecruiter Terms of Use and acknowledge I have read the Privacy Policy, and agree to receive email job alerts.

What email should we contact you at once we get salary info from the hiring manager?

By clicking the button above, I agree to the ZipRecruiter Terms of Use and acknowledge I have read the Privacy Policy, and agree to receive email job alerts.

Our qualification feature is only available to registered members - what email address would you like for us to keep on file?

By clicking the button above, I agree to the ZipRecruiter Terms of Use and acknowledge I have read the Privacy Policy, and agree to receive email job alerts.