|Job Title||Transportation Coordinator*|
|Location||Phenix City,AL*||*Position is based out of Phenix City,AL|
The Transportation Coordinator is responsible to work in coordination with Providence Hospital Everett Management and Social Work staff to schedule and coordinate all patient discharges that require EMS ambulance or NEV wheelchair transportation.
The Transportation Coordinator may be assigned one or more duties. These duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- To work collaboratively with the CARE EMS dispatch center to ensure all discharges are initiated on time.
- To work collaboratively with the Phenix City area hospitals Management and Social Work staff to ensure an effective streamlined process for all patient discharges that require EMS ambulance or wheelchair transportation.
- Ensure that all required transportation documents are completed prior to the patient discharge.
- Utilizes available data, tools and resources to identify and coordinate the appropriate method of ambulance transportation.
- Assists medical and nursing staff, as needed, in planning for patient discharge.
- Utilization of hospital-based computer software to aid in patient research to ensure the appropriate level of ambulance transportation is utilized.
- To perform additional assigned duties, as needed.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The individual in this position must possess the following qualifications:
- Demonstrated clinical competence, or equivalent, as evidenced by two to four years of experience in the hospital setting, EMS pre-hospital setting or customer service industry.
- Knowledge of healthcare economics.
- Knowledge of the EMS ambulance industry.
- Familiarity of computers and basic PC applications.
- Ability to build relationships, negotiate processes and outcomes and influence behaviors.
- Frequent sitting, walking and standing.
- Ability to create, implement and maintain new processes to ensure effectiveness.
The individual in this position must possess the following education requirements:
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/ or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Occasionally: Must have the ability to lift, carry and balance up to 15 pounds.
Frequently: Good manual dexterity, typing wpm 40, with the ability to perform all tasks related to the position of Dispatcher.
Constantly: Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time, possess hand-eye-foot coordination and color recognition.
The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Occasionally: Memorization, critical judgment, problem solving.
Frequently: Simple and complex mathematic skills, reasoning, ability to read, interpret and correspond in various written communication formats.
Constantly: Logic, ethical judgment and reasoning, active listening skills, decision making, ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal formats.
The individual in this position must be familiar with using the following equipment to perform the essential functions of this job.
Occasionally: Fax machine, copy machine, hole-punch, calculator, laminator.
Frequently: Printer, telephone, clock.
The working environment characteristics described here 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.
Travel approximately 0% of time.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.
The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.Click here to review the complete job description