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Driver - Apheresis

Marietta, Georgia Job ID 21000K8H
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The ideal driver has the patient’s needs at the forefront, and will be responsible for ensuring on time deliveries to patients and clinics that depend on their delivery to continue life sustaining treatments. The driver forms a part of a larger team of 500 drivers who go out daily to ensure that our patients have what they need, when they need it. Our drivers are the last step in the process for delivering dialysis products to patients and therefore are the true face of the company.

  • Full Time
  • Job Level:Mid-Level
  • Travel:Frequent travel between deliveries
  • Glassdoor: 66%

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Job Description

Marietta, Georgia
Job ID 21000K8H

Available Openings 1

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

Responsible for the safe, expeditious delivery and pick-up of apheresis equipment and supplies to assigned medical facilities and defined locations. Responsibilities include driving a ¾ ton pick-up truck and operating the truck within Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and guidelines.

Supports FMCNA’s mission, vision, core values and customer service philosophy. Adheres to the FMCNA Compliance Program, including following all regulatory and division/company policy requirements.

DUTIES / ACTIVITIES:

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Picks up and delivers Apheresis equipment from/to assigned medical facilities according to established safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Performs all duties and functions with the goal to achieve OSHA-related targets for recordable incidents and lost time incidents.
  • Review truck’s checklist of responsibilities prior to operating truck. Vehicle related responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Maintains binder with current hospital information in truck (directions, address, etc) to ensure efficiency and timeliness in deliveries.

-Logs mileage and fuel levels.

-Performing pre and post trip inspections of assigned vehicle. Identify problems and address appropriately.

-May perform routine maintenance on truck, checking oil and gas weekly.

-Maintain truck mileage log.

-Unloading and loading freight as required according to specified procedures and regulations.

-Maintaining cleanliness of truck, machines and carts.

  • Ensure good customer relations by consistently delivering orders on time and behaving with integrity in a courteous and professional manner.

-May set up product and/or place product on shelves or racks at customer sites.

-Performs rotation and inventory checks of existing product ensuring that an adequate inventory is available for customers.

-Orders all supplies at area storage facility as needed, reporting supply inventory monthly.

-Stocks carts and bins with medical supplies as needed.

-Ensures adequate supply of forms required by nurse managers are stocked in the carts – these include but are no limited to patient assessment forms, treatment sheets, order forms, various medical forms, equipment service reports etc.

-Moves machines and equipment weighing up to 350 pounds.

-Operates material-handling equipment safely and efficiently according to established procedures as required.

-May take note of and possibly resolve customer complaints. Reports more complex issues and complaints to Regional Manager for resolution. Observes and reports any pertinent anomalies at customer sites/medical facilities.

  • Delivers patient charts to area office on a weekly basis.
  • Adheres to all federal and state specific DOT regulations including, but not limited to GVW (Gross Vehicle weight) and hours of service.
  • Identifies and recommends options for route improvements to management as appropriate.
  • Participates in monthly/quarterly/annual training for Good Manufacturing Practices, Health & Safety, and Compliance.
  • Maintains current knowledge of all annually revised regulatory standards (OSHA, DOT, EPA, FDA, and any state specific agencies).
  • Maintains a satisfactory driving record, driving safely and within legal speed limits.
  • Acts responsibly, refraining from alcohol consumption while on duty and from smoking while in the truck or in the facility.
  • Other duties as assigned.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

The physical demands and 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.

Heavy physical work with frequent lifting and carrying of objects 25 – 50 pounds on a repetitive basis required. Some deliveries may require carrying product up multiple flights of stairs. This position requires extended periods of sitting, standing and walking.

Operation of truck may average 6 to 11 hours per day.

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS

  • At least one year of professional driving experience
  • A clean driving record for the past 5 years
  • Drivers must have current driver’s license,
  • Must be able to read and understand English,
  • Must have good communication skills – written (must write legibly) and verbal
  • Must be able to use a cell and pager.

EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Fresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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Success Profile

What makes a successful member of our team? Check out the top traits we are looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Independent 10
  • Detail-oriented 8
  • Understanding 8
  • Compassionate 7
  • Team Player 6
  • Adaptable 5
Traits are on a scale of 0 to 10

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I've actually had patients tell me, ‘You know hey look, you guys are live savers. You all are actually helping to save my life.’ So I feel good about what I do.

Victor W., Driver, TruBlu Logistics

Benefits

  • HEALTHCARE

    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Healthcare FSA
    • Dependent Care FSA
    • Medical
    • Short/Long-term Disability
  • WORK/LIFE BALANCE

    Set work schedules allow drivers to have more time at home.

  • PAID TIME OFF

    Flexibility in using PTO for vacation, holiday and personal time. PTO can also be reimbursed for cash for up to 80 hours per year.

  • COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENT

    • Employee Pride
    • Valued Team Members
    • Motivation for Excellence
    • Respect & Dignity
    • Openness & Trust
  • ADDITIONAL PERKS

    • Adoption Assistance
    • Wireless, Automobile and Computer Discounts
    • Discount Fitness Program
  • COMPENSATION & SAVINGS

    • Competitive pay (hourly, not mileage-based)
    • 401(k) with company match

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