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Van Driver

Job ID: 97853 Date posted: September 06, 2019

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Patient Transportation Svcs
  • Clerical Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Per Diem

Responsibilities

Summary

Transporting scheduled passengers in a hospital vehicle to Sharp Healthcare facilities and/or Sharp physician offices.

The Patient Transportation department provides free, non-emergency transportation services to Sharp patients.  We pick up patients at home and take them to various appointments at Sharp facilities.  Most of our vans are wheelchair accessible. Van drivers are specially trained to assist passengers  in and out of   the vehicle, and ensure everyone had a safe and comfortable ride. Personal care attendants, friends, and relatives may also ride on a space available basis.  The department supports all of the Sharp hospitals and Sharp Rees-Stealy clinics.
Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds  . Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.

Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multiorgan transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.

Location: This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County

 
Hours: Per diem - variable day shifts, no weekends
 
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Recent employment experience transporting people with special needs
  • Valid Class B Driver License with Passenger Endorsement
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Ability to work with seniors and disabled
  • Experience with wheelchairs and wheelchair vehicles

 

Essential Physical Requirements may be discussed at interview.

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class. 

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