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Universal Health Services
United States, Illinois, Chicago
5730 West Roosevelt Road (Show on map)
August 09, 2023

JOB SUMMARY: Coordinates and schedules authorized use of Hospital vehicles. Operates Hospital vehicles. Schedules routine preventative maintenance and necessary repairs of Hospital vehicles; verifies accuracy of maintenance/repairs prior to submission of payment invoices. May be required to make simple repairs and/or perform routine preventative maintenance tasks on Hospital vehicles. Completes and maintains tasks on Hospital vehicles. Completes and maintains all records as required by Hospital/Department policies and procedures. Assures the maintenance of a safe and sanitary environment. Provides escort and transportation services to adult, children and adolescent patients.


JOB SPECIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education: High School Diploma perferred

Experience: Experience with patient transport preferred.

Licensure/Certification: Valid driver's license with verification of no more than one (1) accident on record for the preceding five (5) years, no more than two (2) moving violations for the preceding six (6) years, no reckless driving tickets and no DWI/DUI violations.

Knowledge: Ability to read, write, and speak the English language; ability to follow written and oral directions; ability to read and interpret maps and maintenance manuals.

Supervision Received: Transportation Supervisor and Chief Operating Officer

Supervision Exercised: None

Line of Promotion: Transportation Supervisor

Working Conditions: Exposure to psychiatric patients. Risks associated with operation of motor vehicles and risks associated with routine repairs and maintenance of motor vehicles. General hospital environment

Physical Requirements: Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Physical agility to manage patients. Push, pull and lift up to 40 pounds.

The physical requirements described here are representative of those which must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.

Job Classification: Non-Exempt

This job classification in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The Hospital Driver/Escort will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by the Director of Plant Operations.

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