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Driver

Date Posted:  Oct 16, 2019
Requisition ID:  13329
Location: 

West Lafayette, IN, US, 47906

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

Indiana Veterans' Home

The Indiana Veterans’ Home, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, is the only long term care facility in Indiana dedicated to serving veterans and their spouses.  We provide a beautiful, healthy and home-like environment for veterans and their spouses to live. Residents enjoy a variety of onsite and offsite activities, excellent health care, and a rich history that only a facility such as IVH can provide.

 

Salary for this position is commensurate with education and job experience

Driver

The Driver is responsible for scheduling and transporting patients for off- grounds medical consultations following Medical Director (MD) orders. The Driver is also responsible for facilitating the collection of consultant requested information and making arrangements for patient transportation to these scheduled appointments, provides safe transportation as appropriate. MUST HAVE  A FOR-HIRE ENDORSEMENT OR CDL TO APPLY.

A day in the life

  • Transports patients and staff safely to appointments, emergency rooms, work assignments, and/or workers compensation facilities;
  • Drives emergency ambulance runs to nearby hospital;
  • Transports x-rays, EKG’s, STAT labs, etc., timely and confidentially;
  • Checks oil, gas, etc., cleans vehicle and also limited car pool care;
  • Obtains MD and Safety Board approval for off-grounds consultations and maintains records of MD consultation denials;
  • Schedules off-grounds medical appointments per MD orders;
  • Prioritizes medical consultation scheduling for new problems;
  • Obtains items, medications, and/or supplies needed for upcoming medical tests;
  • Prepares weekly appointment schedules for facility departments for the purpose of communicating off-grounds medical appointments between departments;
  • Obtains needed reports and information prior to appointment such as history, diagnosis codes, insurance, etc.;
  • Performs local delivery and pick up on and off grounds;
  • Performs occasional delivery and pick up out of town;
  • Performs routine administrative functions such as tracking/forwarding reports generated from off grounds consultations to patient units and assisting with coverage at front desk as needed; 

What we're looking for

  • Two (2) years of work experience or high school diploma/GED plus a For-Hire Endorsement or CDL.
  • Experience in medical transportation is preferred.

 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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