Driver - Patient Service Tech
Company: Apria Healthcare
Posted on: September 13, 2021
Job Summary (External):
With over 300
locations across the US, Apria Healthcare’s mission is to improve
the quality of life for our 1.8 million patients at home by
providing home respiratory services and select medical equipment to
help them sleep better, breathe better, heal faster, and thrive
longer. Additional information can be found at www.apria.com.
Minimum Required Qualifications (External):
Service Technicians (PSTs) at Apria improve the quality of life for
our patients at home by delivering, setting up, and instructing
patients on the use of medical equipment (e.g., respiratory
supplies, oxygen equipment, hospital beds, wheelchairs, etc.) in
their homes and care facilities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Delivers and
picks up equipment from homecare patients. Sets up equipment and
instructs patients on the basic use of equipment. Assists patients
in solving problems regarding equipment use.
organizes daily deliveries and pickups according to geographic
territory. Loads and unloads durable medical or infusion equipment,
oxygen and medical supplies onto delivery vehicle.
all applicable regulatory requirements including providing
documents needed for the driver qualification file and abiding by
hours of service, daily log, hazardous materials (placarding,
training and shipping papers) and vehicle inspection and
necessary paperwork including daily delivery logs, pick-up and
delivery forms, reimbursement documents and vehicle maintenance
logs. Distributes paperwork to appropriate personnel.
supervisor if any one of the following items is discovered in the
abuse of any family member
environment is unsafe for the care ordered, such as unsanitary
conditions or insufficient food for children
the home that cause unsanitary conditions
daily vehicle maintenance logs and incident reports. Ensures
vehicles are in proper working condition. Ensures preventive
maintenance on vehicles is performed on a timely basis according to
D.O.T., F.D.A. and Joint Commission.
emergency delivery calls as needed and on an on-call
May clean and
assist with the repair of equipment.
routine vehicle maintenance including the checking of gasoline, oil
fluids, tire pressure and brakes. Reports malfunction to
other related duties as directed by supervisor.
- Education or
experience equivalent to a high school diploma is
one-year related work experience is required.
Licenses, Registrations or Professional
completion of Apria Healthcare's Driver Training
job-related requirements to comply with D.O.T., F.D.A. and Joint
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
(reading, writing, verbal)
performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands
to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with
hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear. The employee
uses computer and telephone equipment. Specific vision requirements
of this job include close vision and distance vision. Must be able
to travel by plane and automobile (if applicable).
required to use hands to write, use computer, operate a motor
vehicle, use a hand held device, telephone and use a document
imaging system and manipulate documents.
required to read documents and write neatly, legibility and
transcribe accurate information and numbers/values.
continually engages in activities that require talking and
- This position
requires frequent variations including sitting, walking, standing,
kneeling, reaching or stooping.
- The employee
must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, specific to
vehicle operated in the conduct of this job.
vision abilities required to perform this job safely include close
vision, distant vision, night (low to limited light) vision and the
ability to adjust focus to work on a computer and read
required to stand and lift objects from 1” to 36” high with weights
ranging from 10 lbs - 160 lbs, and carry objects for distances
ranging from 1 ft -350 ft, including travel up and down stairs or
required to push or pull objects weighing from 20 lbs – 60 lbs, up
and down stairs, through doorways and thresholds, using dollies or
carts, or on flat or angled surfaces which may include outdoor
surfaces, carpeting or smooth floors. Distances pushed or pulled
could range from 1-25 ft on average.
required to grip objects with hands, up to 15 lbs of
required to grip objects with fingers, up to 10 lbs of
- Body Position
and Flexibility Elements
required to climb 100 stairs on average ranging from 3”-10” in
stepping in and out of company vehicles ranging up to 20” in
required to climb ladders up to 10’ high, in general.
required to bend down at the waist to a torso level of 24” above
required to reach, on average, 20” away from the body.
required to kneel on one or both knees and squat to perform many of
the above tasks.
performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed
to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The
noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
- The employee
is required to inspect and safely operate a motor vehicle during
the day and night and in a wide range of weather and traffic
- The noise
level in the work environment is varies based on the locations or
activities proximate to which can range from low to
- There is
moderate exposure to dust, fume, mists and odors.
ranges from normal indoor climate-controlled environment in
buildings or vehicles and various outdoor conditions and
temperature extremes encountered throughout the year in a variety
of US states.
lighting is generally provided via florescent lighting indoors, and
natural lighting outdoors, and low light conditions consistent with
outdoor and/or night working environment.
- During off
site travel events the employee may be exposed to higher noise
levels requiring the use of hearing protection, with moderate
potential exposure to moderate dust, chemicals, fumes and odors, as
well as cryogenic and cleaning agents.
- During off
site travel events the employee may be required to ride in company
delivery vehicles and accompany employees on deliveries and enter
into patient homes.
- May be
required to receive vaccinations and participate in medical
assessments and testing consistent with the work environment or
patients exposed to.
- Will be
required to wear various personal protective equipment consistent
with the hazards encountered in this role.
- Will be
required to use hand tools for assembly and repair, material
handling equipment, cutting, carrying devices, cleanup kits or
- May be
required to work with cryogenic fluids requiring special
precautions and PPE.
The physical demands described
above are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
Apria Healthcare is committed
to hiring veterans and military spouses.
Comprehensive benefits package offered for
- Ability to
have early access to earned wages
Dental and Vision
Flexible Spending Accounts and Healthcare Savings
- Life, AD&D
and Disability Insurance
- Paid Time Off,
including Vacation, Personal Time, Paid Sick Leave & Paid
- 401K Savings
Plan (available immediately)
Referral Reward Program
- Company Paid
Employee Assistance Plan (available immediately)
- We recognize
our veterans by offering a company paid day off for Veterans
Advancement/ Development Opportunities
is commensurate with experience
compensation is based on a 40 hour week
As an EOE/AA employer, Apria Healthcare is
committed to providing all applicants and employees with equal
access to employment opportunities, regardless of sex, race, age,
color, national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, genetic
information, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender
identity, marital status, veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
Apria Healthcare shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR
60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit
discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of
protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative
action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ
and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and
individuals with disabilities. AA/EOE, M/F/Disability and
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