Virginia Premier Health Plan, Inc.

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Transportation Driver II

Transportation Driver II

Job Locations 
US-VA-Alexandria
Job ID 
2017-4376

Job Description

Overview

A Transportation Driver II is responsible for providing Virginia Premier members with safe and efficient transportation to and from their medical appointments, health and wellness events, and educational sessions.  Also for the safety and maintenance upkeep of the company owned vehicles. 

Responsibilities

PLEASE NOTE:  This role is FULL-TIME, Monday - Friday, 40 hours/week, but must be available anytime between 5:00am - 8:00pm

 

Rate: $14.00/hour

  • Transport members to and from appointments in a safe, courteous, efficient and timely manner
  • Assist members in and out of van and escorting members to and from facility if necessary
  • Maintain vehicle checklist of van usage, gas expenditures, mileage and bus ticket distribution
  • Complete and maintain PASS training and perform wheelchair van transports.
  • Notify the supervisor/dispatcher immediately of any accidents, problems with the vans, or issues with members
  • Ensure daily schedule and van checklist are kept secure, and turned in daily
  • Use proper phone/MDT etiquette including confidentiality of member’s protected health information (PHI)
  • Update MDT of all pick-up and drop-offs, no-shows, and cancellations
  • Attend educational and training courses as directed by management staff
  • Daily pre and post operation vehicle inspection
  • Regular maintenance and equipment checks
  • Keeping van neat and clean inside and out
  • Maintain productivity Transportation standards in relation to trips and loaded mileage
  • Attend health fairs, health educational seminars, marketing activities as directed by management staff
  • Conduct duties as assigned by management and related to completed training to aid in the transportation operations as needed which may include assisting with dispatch operations

Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE AND/OR SKILLS

  • Ability to read roadmaps and operate GPS
  • Excellent driving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Extensive knowledge of VPHP service area including urban and rural areas

WORK BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE

  • Experience working with the public
  • Two (2) years previous driving experience to include transporting passengers preferred
  • Good driving record to include positives points on driver’s license

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Physical health sufficient to meet the ergonomic standards and demands of the position. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, push, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  Employee will push wheelchair onto lift or up ramp, put it into place on the van, secure the seatbelt and strap the chair down appropriately.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and must be able to push the wheelchair with the weight of the member in it. 

 

**About Us**

Virginia Premier Health Plan, Inc. is a managed care organization which began as a full-service Medicaid MCO in 1995. Partnered with VCU Medical Systems we strive to meet the needs of the underserved and vulnerable populations in Virginia by delivering quality driven, culturally sensitive and financially viable Medicare and Medicaid healthcare programs.  Headquartered in Richmond, VA we also have offices in Roanoke, Tidewater and Bristol with additional satellite locations allowing us to serve over 200,000 members across eighty counties throughout Virginia. 

 

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package to include excellent Medical, Dental and Vision Plans, Tuition Assistance, Infant-At-Work Program, Remote Work options and generous vacation and sick leave policies. Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through various development programs, education, exciting projects and career mobility.  

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. EOE

 

Our mission is to inspire healthy living within the communities we serve!

 

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