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Transportation Lead

Company: Apria Healthcare LLC
Location: Englewood
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

At Owens & Minor, we are a critical part of the healthcare process. As a Fortune 500 company with 50+ facilities across the US and 18,000 teammates in over 90 countries, we provide integrated technologies, products and services across the full continuum of care. Customers-and their patients-are at the heart of what we do.Our mission is to empower our customers to advance healthcare, and our success starts with our teammates.Owens & Minor teammate benefits include:Medical, dental, and vision insurance, available on first working day401(k), eligibility after 30 days of employmentEmployee stock purchase planTuition reimbursementDevelopment opportunities to grow your career with a global companyABOUT THE COMPANYApria Healthcare's mission is to improve the quality of life for our patients at home. We are looking for empathetic, thoughtful, and compassionate people, to meet the needs of our patients. Already an industry leader in healthcare services, we provide home respiratory services and select medical equipment to help our patients sleep better, breathe better, heal faster, and thrive longer.Salary Range: $20.52 - $30.09 / hourESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESSchedules and organizes daily deliveries and pick-ups for delivery employees according to geographic area and availability of delivery employees.Schedules additional deliveries as patient and referral requests are received.Responds to emergency delivery calls on a regular and on-call basis.Ensures delivery staff assembles and departs location within required time frame.Prepares performance appraisals and makes recommendations on selection, promotion, merit increases and employee discipline.Participates in developmental tasks designed to build supervisory skills.May occasionally perform supervisor's responsibilities if there is a temporary shortage of department supervision.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.Ensures staff compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements including providing documents for the driver qualification file and abiding by hours of service, daily log, hazardous materials (placarding, training and shipping papers) and vehicle inspection and maintenance regulations.Maintains daily vehicle maintenance logs and delivery employee incident reports.Ensures trucks are in proper working condition.Ensures preventative maintenance on trucks is performed on a timely basis.Ensures delivery employees load trucks properly within required timeframe.Assists delivery employees with special orders and equipment. May assist delivery employees with the loading of trucks when necessary.Maintains accurate files containing purchase orders of equipment and medical supplies.Compiles data on delivery productivity, such as number of stops made and number of miles driven.Assigns, directs work and coaches staff.Other duties as assignedSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESN/AMINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducation and/or ExperienceEducation or experience equivalent to a high school diploma is required.At least five years related experience is required.Minimum of three years driving history required.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional DesignationsMust possess a commercial driver's license with hazardous materials, cargo tank and air brake endorsements.Must meet job-related requirements to comply with D.O.T., F.D.A. and JCAHO regulationsSKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIESComputer SkillsComputer savvy with: MS Excel, MS Office and MS Project required.Language SkillsEnglish (reading, writing, verbal)Mathematical SkillsCollege level mathematical proficiency, with a strong ability to understand, interpret and develop spreadsheet data.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Regularly 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.Regularly required to read documents and write neatly, legibility and transcribe accurate information and numbers/values.Employee continually engages in activities that require talking and hearing.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.Specific 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 documents.Strength Aspects:Frequently required to grip objects with fingers, up to 10 lbs of force.Frequently required to grip objects with hands, up to 15 lbs of force.Frequently 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.Frequently required to stand and lift objects from 1" to 36" high with weights ranging from 10 lbs - 100 lbs, and carry objects for distances ranging from 1 ft -350 ft, including travel up and down stairs or in elevators.Body Position and Flexibility ElementsOccasionally required to kneel on one or both knees and squat to perform many of the above tasks.Frequently required to reach, on average, 20" away from the body.Frequently required to bend down at the waist to a torso level of 24" above the floor.Occasionally required to climb ladders up to 10' high, in general.Frequently stepping in and out of company vehicles ranging up to 20" in height. Frequently required to climb 100 stairs on average ranging from 3"-10" in height,WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work 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.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 conditions.The noise level in the work environment is varies based on the locations or activities proximate to which can range from low to high.There is moderate exposure to dust, fume, mists and odors.Temperature 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.General 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 requires to use hand tools for assembly and repair, material handling equipment, cutting, carrying devices, cleanup kits or equipment.May be required to work with cryogenic fluids requiring special precautions and PPE.Reasonable accommodations will be provided to assist or enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position, upon request.OTHER INFORMATIONThe essential duties and responsibilities, physical requirements, and work environment described above are representative of those typically required for this position but may vary depending on staffing and business needs at specific locations. The inclusion or omission of a specific duty or physical requirement is, therefore, not determinative of whether that function is essential to a specific individual's position.Apria Healthcare is committed to hiring veterans and military spouses.If you feel this opportunity could be the next step in your career, we encourage you to apply. This position will accept applications on an ongoing basis.Owens & Minor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, disability, age, status as a veteran, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Apria Healthcare LLC, Denver , Transportation Lead, Professions , Englewood, Colorado

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