Midwest Medical Transport Ambulance Driver in Audubon, Iowa

Summary/Objective

The ambulance driver answer emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate response to ill and injured patients. After receiving notification of an emergency, the Driver safely responds to the address or location given, using the most expeditious route, depending on traffic and weather conditions. The Driver must observe traffic ordinances and regulations concerning emergency vehicle operation.

ADA: (American Disabilities Act)

Incidence

Percentage of Time Spent

Lifting 125#

High

(50%-75%)

Standing

Medium

(25%-50%)

Sitting

High

(50%-75%)

Walking

Medium

(25%-50%)

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Possess good verbal communication skills

  • Interact professionally with other health care personnel

  • Interact professionally with disabled, disadvantaged, sick and injured persons

  • Cleans all equipment following appropriate disinfecting procedures, including inside & outside of vehicles

  • Restocks and replace used linens, blankets and other supplies

  • Complete daily vehicle inspection and makes careful check of all equipment so that the Ambulance is ready for the next run

  • Maintains Ambulance in efficient operating condition

  • Keep clean and neat at all time

  • Wear company issued uniforms while on duty; additionally, be responsible for the maintenance and cleaning of uniforms

  • Secures all passengers in van per the Company Passenger Securement Policy

  • Responsible for safe loading/unloading of all passengers

  • Responsible for safe operation of vehicle in all environmental and traffic conditions

  • Understands basic medical-legal principles & terminology

  • Ensures all reports, letters, and documentation are accurate and completed in timely fashion

Competencies

  • Knowledge of geographical area or use of GPS device

  • Current & valid state driver’s license

  • Three years of driving experience

  • Medical terminology

Work Environment

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of weather conditions.

  • Majority of employee’s time is spent driving a company vehicle.

  • Traveling to and from health care facilities, private residences and local EMS stations

Physical Demands

  • Must possess physical agility necessary to lift and move patients safely

  • Bending, sitting, kneeling, lifting and driving

  • Must safely be able to move patients from beds & chairs on to stretcher

  • Must safely be able to place stretcher into ambulance, making sure it is secured

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Full & Part time positions are offered, length of shift is dependent upon location.

Travel

Traveling from location to location. No overnight travel required.

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma

  • 3 years driving experience

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Familiarization of geographical area and use of maps or GPS devises

  • Current CPR training or must successfully complete, within 30 days of employment

  • Current First Aid training or must successfully complete within 30 days of employment

Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • Current & valid state driver’s license

  • Must pass company provided PCP physical capacity profile exam (post offer, pre- employment) & Drug Screen

  • Meet company policy MVR criteria

  • Must successfully complete company sponsored EVOC

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of actives, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Reports to: Station Supervisor/Manager

Position oversees: N/A