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HANCO EMS Ambulette Driver in Bowling Green, OH at Blanchard Valley Health System

Date Posted: 12/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This position will be located in Bowling Green, Ohio 

 PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION

The primary duty of the ambulette driver is to deliver clients to the identified destination in a safe and professional manner.  Hanco EMS is the primary 911 provider for the local community and also provides a wide spectrum of medical transport services.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Duty 1: The primary duty of the ambulette driver is to deliver clients to the identified destination in a safe and professional manner.          
  • Duty 2:  No driver shall recommend a specific physician or facility. All destinations will be predetermined prior to deployment of the ambulette for service.
  • Duty 3: Drivers will complete all required trip reports in an accurate concise manner and obtain required signatures.  Patient confidentiality is a high priority! Discussion of runs or company business will be limited to debriefing sessions.
  • Duty 4:  Accurately record all required information per departmental guidelines
  • Duty 5: Restocks all supplies used on the call for service and confirm that all equipment used has been retrieved and is returned to its appropriate location.
  • Duty 6:  Sanitizes and disinfects the transport vehicle and equipment when indicated.
  • Duty 7:  Participates in all debriefing sessions.
  • Duty 8: Keeps up with job related updates in pre-hospital procedures and regulations.
  • Duty 9: Participates in monthly training events or CEU classes to maintain respective certification and licensure according to departmental guidelines.
  • Duty 10: Performs daily and weekly vehicle inspections and at the same time becoming knowledgeable on the placement of all equipment.
  • Duty 11: Participates in building/grounds maintenance.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A valid driver's license is required (if you do not have a valid Ohio driver’s license you must obtain one within 30 days of your residency in the state). 
  • You must meet BVHS's company fleet policy, auto insurance requirements and meet any other requirements that may be required to operate a vehicle.
  • Drivers must be at least 25 with no more than three moving violations or one accident and one violation within the last three years. Drivers 23 and 24 are acceptable, but can have no more then two moving violations within the last three years.  Drivers 21 and 22 must have no moving violations on the driving record.  Drivers under 21 are not acceptable.  No driver may have any major convictions within the last five year period.
  • Drivers must have had a valid driver’s license for at least the last 2 years.
  • Health Care Provider Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) (must be obtained within 30 days of hire)
  • One of the following is required in order to fulfill job requirements and must be obtained within 30 days of hire:
    • Basic First Aid
    • First Responder
    • Ohio division of EMS certification of Emergency Medical Technician Healthcare Provider (Any EMT level class from another state that you can receive your ODPS EMT ertification through the process of reciprocity ODPS card must be obtained before orientation)
  • Positive service-oriented interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his/her assigned unit/department. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the area’s policies and procedures.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with transporting clients

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Requires a full range of body motion with continuous activity in walking, lifting, bending, squatting, kneeling and standing. This position requires an individual to lift 75 pounds or more and push/pull patients in wheelchairs (150-350 lbs). Must be able to reach work above the shoulders. Associate must have good eye/hand coordination to push, pull and perform simple grasping tasks and fine manipulation. Associate must have excellent verbal skills to interview patients. This position requires corrected vision and hearing in the normal range. Associate must have excellent verbal skills.

This position is classified “at risk” for possible occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens (HBV, HIV, etc).

 *BVHS