Responsible for providing safe transportation to patients in a timely, competent manner and communicating important information relevant
to the Direct of Admissions. Offer support services to Community relations and Admissions departments.
This position is critical to offer the best first impression, setting the tone and desired experience for treatment.
Reports to the Director of Admissions.
SPECIFIC POSITION DUTIES:
Transportation is most often long distance and encompasses regions from New England to Washington DC. Other areas frequently traveled are
New York, Connecticut and all points of Pennsylvania.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
GENERAL COMPUTER COMPETENCIES-Knowledge of and ability to use personal computers or workstations and GPS
HIPAA-Knowledge and understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
PATIENT SAFETY-Knowledge of the risks faced by patients in a healthcare environment, and the ability to take steps to reduce these risks.
CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS-Customer service skills is a series of activities designed to enhance the level of customer satisfaction, that is the feeling
that a product or service has met the customer expectation.
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY-Knowledge of the disease of alcoholism/chemical dependency and treatment in a recovery care setting. Knowledge of
Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous and AL-Anon.
TEAM PLAYER-Must be able to work and communicate effectively in a team environment.
COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS-Demonstrates oral, written, and electronic communications skills.
Demonstrated a positive personality to represent the facility and meeting the public.
Demonstrated ability to provide help in a stable manner for assisting those in crisis situations.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or related equivalent required.
Must maintain a current Pennsylvania State Driver's License and maintain a driving record free from major infractions including but not limited to: Driving
Under the Influence (DUI), negligent, recklessness, or excessive minor infractions or convictions.
Employee must successfully complete defensive driving and passenger assistance training course within three months of hire. Must complete CPR
and First Aide Training with six months of hire and maintain current standing thereafter.
Experience in a chemical dependency treatment program preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed at the recovery care setting. Independently driving a vehicle is a daily requirement.
Transportation is most often long distance, and encompasses regions from New England to Washington DC. Other areas frequently traveled are
New York, Connecticut, and all points of Pennsylvania.
May be required to work evenings or weekends. Some lifting of luggage may be required.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.