Transportation Specialist ($500 sign on bnus) - Austin, TX (869180)

    UnitedHealth Group Inc.
    Austin, TX 73301
    Full-time
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    Job Description

    Position Description

    WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.

    Our focus and mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. We are innovators in preventative healthcare, striving to change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Our providers and support staff are selected for their dedication to the senior population and focus on preventative, proactive patient care.

    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Conducts daily vehicle inspections
    • Picks up and transport clients and staff members to and from their homes and various medical facilities
    • Completes patient run reports daily
    • Performs all other related duties as assigned
    You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

    Required Qualifications:
    • High school diploma or GED equivalent
    • Must be at least 25 years of age or older
    • Valid driver's license and be able to pass a pre-employment and regularly scheduled post-employment Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) inquiries
    • 2+ years of customer service or transportation delivery experience
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
    • Ability to push or pull heavy objects using up to 75 pounds of force
    • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
    • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
    • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate equipment and/or machinery
    • Ability to properly drive and operate a company vehicle
    • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing
    • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving
    • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Patient transportation experience
    Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 240,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

    Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment

    Job Keywords: transportation, dispatch, healthcare, driver, Austin, TX Texas

    Posting ID: 554946557Posted: 2020-07-02