Driver (Transportation)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics Authority Madison, WI
Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

We're seeking a Driver to:

* Operate a variety of motor vehicles primarily to pick up and deliver supplies, pharmaceuticals, labs, medical equipment, medical records, mail, linen, furniture, and various equipment to and from UW Health and non-UW Health locations. Also, may pick up medical supplies at other various locations.

* Perform vehicle safety inspection, monitors oil, fuel and performs daily inspections using appropriate forms.

* Report all accidents immediately according to proper procedure.

* Complete appropriate paperwork for work completed and documents for items that are stored.

Education:

Preferred: High School diploma or equivalent

Work Experience:

Preferred: Experience in delivery setting involving multiple locations.

License and Certifications:

Minimum: Valid Wisconsin Driver's License.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

* Must be 21 years of age to drive a UW Health Fleet Vehicle.

* Ability to be insured and bonded by UW Health's Risk Management insurer, which requires (1) a valid Wisconsin driver's license and (2) successfully passing a driver's background check.

* Ability to pass required precautionary training for transporting sensitive cargo (e.g., labs, pharmaceuticals, hazmat, etc.)

* Ability to work as a team member.

* Ability to pass a departmental Driver's Road Test.

* Ability to learn transportation routes using verbal and written instructions.

* Knowledge of computer based programs such as Microsoft Office.

* Possess a thorough knowledge of traffic regulations.

* Possess a thorough knowledge of safety precautions to be followed while operating a motor vehicle.

* Knowledge of safe lifting methods.

* Ability to operate a vehicle efficiently and safely.

* Ability to follow written and oral instructions.

* Demonstrated customer service skills.

Physical Requirements:

Heavy: Ability to lift up to 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

Work Schedule: 100% FTE, 40 hours per week. 9:30am - 6:00pm, Monday through Friday; no weekends or holidays required. There will be an opportunity to sign up for weekend shifts. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that's ranked Wisconsin's #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

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UW Hospital and Clinics benefits

UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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