Coming Soon March 2022

Transportation Driver

Jamestown Healing Clinic (JHC) is accepting applications for a full-time Transportation Driver to join our growing team!

The Transportation Driver will be transporting patients throughout the local area to and from JHC appointments in a safe and timely manner. The Transportation Driver will be guided by established schedules and follow state laws as well as JHC policies and procedures. This position will work as part of a team for an integrated care clinic that combines primary care, dental, behavioral health, and opiate use disorder treatment.

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe has implemented COVID-19 safety measures to ensure the health and well-being of our employees, patients, Tribe, and vulnerable citizens of our community, which includes required masking regardless of vaccination status. All healthcare staff are required to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination prior to starting their first day of employment.

About Jamestown Healing Clinic

The Jamestown Healing Clinic (JHC) is a new integrated care clinic that will be opening Spring 2022. JHC will provide comprehensive patient care including an opioid treatment program, primary care, dental, substance abuse disorder counseling, and behavioral health. We believe a holistic service delivery approach is most effective at providing sustained recovery for those struggling with addiction. That’s why in addition to offering substance abuse disorder treatment, we will also be offering a robust group of wrap-around services to best address the total needs of our patient population, such as child-watch, transportation and individualized care coordination. Learn more about our healing clinic at: https://jamestownhealingcampus.org/

As a Transportation Driver, you will:
  • Transport medical passengers (patients and potentially their children) inside and outside of the JHC to designated areas in a punctual and timely manner using JHC vehicles
  • Ensure that patient transportation is conducted with the utmost care and in full compliance with all traffic laws and regulations
  • Instruct passengers in requisite safety precautions and practices while riding in JHC vehicles
  • Ensure child safety rules and expectations are upheld continuously
  • Establish and maintain communication with patients and coworkers to improve quality of service to patients of the JHC
  • Comfort patients and their families by offering support and encouragement; being punctual and attentive to procedure schedules; demonstrating caring and cultural sensitivity
  • Respect and protect patient confidence and confidentiality by keeping all sensitive and patient information private
  • Follow all protocols and procedures to ensure safe delivery of supplies and laboratory specimens
  • Operate the wheelchair lift in accordance with established safety procedures and protocols
  • Maintain discipline within the JHC vehicle and report all passenger behavior issues to management
  • Conduct mechanical condition inspections daily, such as checking vehicle fluid levels and verifying complete and accurate operational performance; ensure vehicles maintenance schedules are conducted, and operational records are updated accordingly
  • Immediately report all delays and any accidents incurred to the Transportation Manager or other assigned staff
What are the Required Qualifications for this position?
  • 21 years of age or older
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Extremely reliable and punctual for all assigned shifts
  • Complete drivers abstract history from Washington DOL with five (5) years of verifiable driving experience; good driving record
  • One (1) year experience in medical/para transport, passenger transport, emergency vehicle operation, or relevant position i.e., military experience
  • Comfortable transporting patients traveling with children
  • Ability to secure child safety seats in accordance with Washington State Law
  • Comfortable driving in harsh weather conditions
  • Extensive knowledge of all traffic and highway safety rules and precautions to avoid accidents
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective security operations for the protection of people, data, and property while operating a motor vehicle
  • Ability to maintain professional composure when dealing with unusual circumstances
  • Comfortable transporting patients who are in recovery from substance use disorders, who have mental health disorders, or who are experiencing homelessness
  • Understands and adheres to state (RCW, WAC) and federal confidentiality regulations (42 CFR part 2). Employees must always conduct self ethically and professionally
  • Effective communication; written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution
  • Knowledge of, and culturally sensitive to, the challenges of the patients at the JHC
  • Maintain and ensure patient confidentiality
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Uphold all current vaccine requirements for employment
  • CPR/First Aid Certification or ability to complete employer provided training upon hire
  • Must be able to successfully pass criminal background check investigation
  • Valid Washington State Drivers License: ability to travel locally and regionally as assigned
What are the Preferred Qualifications for this position?
  • Knowledge of Local, State, and Federal Laws and Regulations
  • Knowledge of office administrative operations, including personnel management, and compliance
  • Excellent organization skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Effective time management, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate initiative, work independently with little supervision
  • American Indian/Alaska Native preferences apply