Wheelchair Van Driver

Excelsior Ambulance Services

Job Title Wheelchair Van Driver
Location Lake City , FL

Job Summary Excelsior Ambulance Service Non-Emergency Transport (NET) is accepting applications for professional and dependable drivers to transport our passengers to patient care facilities, doctor's appointments, dialysis, physical therapy, private residences and other medically related locations/appointments. Drivers are responsible for safely transporting passengers to their destination on time while adhering to federal, state and local traffic laws, as well as Excelsior Ambulance Services policies and procedures.

Job Duties and Responsibilities Drive vehicles in a safe manner at all times. Assist in the safe transfer of passengers in wheelchair/power chair. Arrive at all appointments and destinations on time. Accurately record the transport and report all necessary information to dispatch. Must be able to communicate safety instructions and directions effectively to clients. Preform pre-trip inspection of vehicle. Report any defects, mechanical problems, or missing items to supervisor.

Job Requirements and Qualifications

  • Have a valid state driver's license.
  • Must be at least 23 years old.
  • Must have a current CPR card.
  • Must be able to use a GPS System.
  • Ability to push and/or pull up to 275 pounds (sometimes heavier for bariatric patients) to assist passengers into and out of the vehicle via wheelchair/power chair.
  • Must be able to manually open and close all doors and operate electronic/hydraulic lifts on the vehicle.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening.
  • Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check.
  • Pass background check.

Work Hours and Shifts

  • Vary and depend on the business need.
  • Drivers typically work Monday - Friday, occasionally Saturday and Sundays on a rotating schedule.
  • Drivers will need to be able to drive during the day, at night and long distances at times.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work and a working cell phone.

The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the position and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities. Responsibilities are subject to change.