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Van Driver

Job ID 84018 Date posted 11/01/2017
  • Facility: Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Patient Transportation Svcs
  • Category: Clerical Jobs
  • Job Status: Per Diem
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 0.0
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital. 
As Per Diem employee, the candidate must meet our department scheduling needs, which varies from 6:00AM to 10:00AM depending on the routes assigned.  Weekends as needed
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current California Class A or B driving license with passenger endorsement or greater
  • Clean driving record
  • BLS (Basic Life Support) and First Aid Certificate
  • Six months minimum recent passenger transport employment experience
  • Great customer service skills
  • Must possess good verbal and written communication, good computer skills,
  • Knowledge of San Diego county road system
Preferred Skills and Qualifications

Working directly with the Van Services Supervisor, The Van Driver is responsible for day-to-day transport of patients; works collaboratively with other drivers and departments to facilitate system functioning of patient transportation.
Van Services Department provides patient transportation to Mesa Vista Hospital, both In-patients and patients in the Outpatient programs, including the Satellite Programs in Mid City and El Cajon.
As the largest behavioral health care provider in San Diego with 149 beds, Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital provides a full range of programs to people of all ages including children, adolescents, adults and seniors challenged by depression, substance abuse or serious mental illness. The hospital’s robust Clinical Research Program has conducted more than 250 clinical trials of investigational medications since its inception in 1963, providing new options and hope for people with mental illness.
Sharp Mesa Vista provides inpatient care and offer outpatient programs throughout the community.
Essential Physical Requirements May Include
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Twisting (trunk)
  • Twisting (neck)
  • Bending (waist)
  • Flexing/extending (neck)
  • Gripping/grasping
  • Reaching below shoulder level
  • Climbing=1-2 steps or greater
  • Squatting
  • Driving
  • Car transfers
  • Lift up to 25 pounds
  • Push/pull over 100 pounds
  • Carry up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during 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, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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