Driver - Transportation

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network


Location:  US:PA:Reading

Work Type:  PRN

FTE:  0.19

Shift:  Varied
Hours:  Varied




The Driver is responsible for transporting equipment, specimens, reports, and supplies to and from hospitals and other designated locations.  Driver ensures that items are picked up and delivered on schedule and transported according to requirements.  Driver also performs preventative maintenance on assigned equipment.




Makes predetermined routine trips and other trips as assigned.


Follows courier routes to ensure reliable service, and ensures that customer service issues are resolved; informs management of the issue resolved or unresolved.


Ensures that supply or equipment requests are completed and delivered; informs management of any damaged equipment, supplies, or unsafe act.


Transports and stores specimens in appropriate temperature containers; informs management of unusual or jeopardized specimens.


Pulls renal supplies for delivery from Store’s stock.


Maintains daily written reports on multiple forms and checks all equipment for serviceability daily; informs management immediately of unsafe equipment.


Ensures that assigned vehicle is clean/refueled and that maintenance is current; informs management of any deficiency.


Ensures that any act or decision made is in the behalf of the patient and does not place the patient in an unsafe situation.


Performs related duties as required.




High school diploma or GED is required


Valid Pennsylvania state-issued driver’s license required.


Three years of recent related work experience, or any combination of education and experience that would demonstrate the capability to perform the duties of the position




Previous experience preferred



This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


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