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Providence Health & Services Driver in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Driver - Elderplace Transportation (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence ElderPlace in Gresham in Portland, OR.

We are seeking a Driver - Elderplace Transportation who will pick up and deliver geriatric, frail and/or physically limited ElderPlace participants to and from their destinations in regular or specially equipped vehicles, depending upon the individual geriatric participants needs.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Escort geriatric participants from door through door in a safe and courteous manner

  • Report any geriatric participant or caregiver requests for changes in 'drop off' or 'pick up' locations

  • Follow established schedules and adjust accordingly to meet unanticipated changes

  • Determine the safest and most efficient pick-up and delivery routes

  • Maintain current narrative of route

  • Safely transfer geriatric participants (1 person transfer) to and from wheelchair and vehicles

  • Perform daily vehicle inspections and maintains them in a clean, orderly, and safe condition

  • Maintain standard records; such as logs of geriatric passengers transported; vehicles serviced; miles driven; and gasoline purchased

  • Operate equipment in a safe manner and in compliance with Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles licensing regulations

  • Assist with delivery of medications, meals, and other supplies to geriatric participants

  • Utilize knowledge of AHA-BLS to initiate geriatric participant emergency care

  • Take appropriate action in the event of an unusual incident involving either a geriatric participant or a vehicle


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement.

  • 5 years driving experience.

  • Valid driver's license.

  • Driving record consistent with GOP Safe Driving Policy 330 Incident Point Matrix at time of hire.

  • No more than 1 moving violation or 1 chargeable accident within the last 3 years.

  • AHA-BLS within 6 months of hire.

  • Current caregivers have until 1/1/2019 to obtain AHA-BLS certification.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year experience in transporting individuals with special mobility needs.

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit


Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Transportation

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 300056