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Health Center Driver

Gardnerville, United States

Position Title

Health Center Driver

Job Type

Full-Time

Classification

Non-Exempt

Grade

NE6 (11.14 - 15.6)

Department

Clinic

Supervisor

Position Summary

Under direct supervision the Clinic Driver provides safe, reliable, and efficient transportation for eligible Washoe Tribal Health Clinic patients to medical appointments. Delivers emergency necessities and medications to patients when needed. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED plus two years experience driving or transporting and must have a good driving record.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid California or Nevada driver’s license and must be able to be insurable by the Tribe’s Driving Policy.

  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

  • Preference will be given to Qualified Native American Indians.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Abides by all public safety rules and regulations as well as established internal procedures.

  • Maintains vehicle.

  • Provides safe, reliable, and efficient transportation.

  • Assists patrons as needed.

  • Inspects vehicles before driving to include: gas, oil, water, and brake and transmission levels, to ensure safety of operation.

  • Performs routine safety checks on vehicles to include: operable brake lights, turn signals, tire pressure, first aid kit, and emergency road kit.

  • Checks the condition on all operating parts of vehicles, to include: tires, lights, brakes, windshield wipers, etc.

  • Reports needed vehicle repairs.

  • Maintains accurate documentation related to mileage, consumption of gas, oil, and other service related products.

  • Prepares vehicle reports as required.

  • Maintains vehicle cleanliness by washing and cleaning as needed.

  • Performs other duties as required.

Knowledge, Abilities, Skills, and Certifications
  • High School Diploma or GED plus two years experience driving or transporting and must have a good driving record.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid California or Nevada driver’s license and must be able to be insurable by the Tribe’s Driving Policy.

  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

  • Preference will be given to Qualified Native American Indians.

Physical Demands
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee occasionally is required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
  • Work is performed both indoors and outdoors. Exposure to fumes or airborne particles may occur, and exposure to natural weather conditions and various dusts and mists may occur. Prolonged sitting while driving is a daily occurrence. Evening, weekend, and/or holiday work may be required. Travel within and outside of the local area is required. Additional travel outside of the local area may be required for training, meetings, conferences, presentations, and other events.