BWH Driver
Job Details
Entry
BWH-Bournewood Hospital Brookline - Brookline, MA
N/A
Full Time
None
Undisclosed
None
Day
Installation - Maint - Repair
Description

Driver

Description:    To transport patients to and from the hospital.   ​Incumbent performs duties in accordance with corporate, organization and department policies and procedures while adhering to the overall mission of Bournewood Health Systems.

​Bournewood Health Systems is dedicated to providing quality, evidence-based and person-centered treatment for people with mental health and substance use conditions in a safe and respectful environment in partnership with the individuals and families we serve, focusing on support, hope and recovery.

Bournewood is committed to a philosophy and an environment of care in which we treat people with dignity, respect and mutuality; protect their rights; provide the best care possible; support them in returning to their natural communities; and include patients and families as partners in their treatment. Our philosophy stands for providing a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, families and staff in which restraint and seclusion are prevented through the use of a range of resources and tools. All Bournewood employees are educated in and support this philosophy. All candidates must be able and willing to promote the values of trauma-informed and patient-centered care. 

Salary:   negotiable

Start Date:   ASAP

Openings:  (1) Full-time position, Monday-Friday 8am - 4pm; on call as assigned 

Qualifications:  Candidates must have a HS diploma or equivalent; legible handwriting; ability to multi task in order to meet deadlines and set priorities; good interpersonal skills in dealing with the public and with patients; ability to work with minimum supervision; Valid driver’s license and good driving record, and ability to read GPS is required.   

Location: Brookline, MA

 

 

Job Description

Essential Functions:

 

  1. Picks up patients from assigned locations to bring to hospital.
  2. Transports patients to medical facilities as needed, continuum of care programs and home.
  3. Transports records, supplies, legal documents to assigned locations.
  4. Performs additional transportation needs as assigned by his/her supervisor.
  5. Receives assignments from the Director of Support Services or Maintenance Supervisor.
  6. Performs all assigned work and advises Director of Support Services or Maintenance Supervisor of results. 
  7. Picks up supplies and equipment using hospital vehicles. 
  8. Performs all assigned preventive maintenance duties.
  9. Maintains a safe environment for patients, visitors, and staff; adheres to hospital safety policies and procedures; reports any potential safety hazards to the Director of Support Services. 
  10. Demonstrates a caring, professional attitude and behavior towards patients, visitors, staff and referral sources.
  11. Complies with all hospital policies and procedures including but not limited to patient confidentiality; participates in mandatory annual training. 
  12. Performs related work as directed.
     

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES:

 

  1. Ability to read maps and follow directions.
  2. Ability to communicate well.
  3. Ability to provide safe transportation for patient population
  4.  
  5. TRAUMA INFORMED CARE:
  • Respond to persons served with kindness, respect and compassion
  • Refrain from judgmental and/or punitive responses
  • In case of challenging clients or situations – contact clinical staff as soon as possible for support

 

PHYSICAL CRITERIA

 

  1. Must be able to drive for periods equaling up to eight hours.
  2. Must be able to ambulate well.
  3. Must be able to perform basic automobile maintenance.
  4. Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
  5. Kneeling: Bending legs at knees to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  6. Crouching:  Bending the body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.
  7. Reaching: Extending hands and arms in any direction.
  8. Repetition:  Substantial repetitive motion of the wrist, hands, fingers or other body parts.
     
    Reports toDirector of Support Services or Maintenance Supervisor. 
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