875967 Transportation Specialist Tampa and St Petersburg FL

Improve the lives of others while doing your life's best work.SM

Transportation Specialist - Tampa and St. Petersburg, FL (875967)

Position Description

Here at Optum, part of United Health Group we'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Transportation Specialists are responsible for providing a positive experience to members while providing safe and timely transportation to and from their homes and various medical facilities
  • Conducts daily vehicle inspections (safety and proper equipment)
  • Has positive Customer Service interaction with members or clinic staff
  • Safe loading techniques for members, guest, wheelchairs and baggage, with a strict adherence to protocol
  • Completes required reports accurately and fully
  • Efficient with time management
  • May have to defuse emotional situations with members


You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • For insurability purposes, must be at least 25 years of age or older with a valid driver's license
  • 2+ years of customer service and/or transportation delivery experience
  • Ability to lift up to 100 pounds
  • Ability to push or pull heavy objects using up to 100 pounds of force
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate equipment and/or machinery
  • Ability to properly drive and operate a company vehicle
  • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing
  • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving
  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor’s diagnosis of disease


Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 380,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

 
  

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

 
 

Job Keywords: Transportation Specialist, Tampa, FL, Florida, Saint Petersburg, St. Petersburg

  • Requisition Number875967
  • Job TitleTransportation Specialist - Tampa and St. Petersburg, FL
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Tampa, FL
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsSaint Petersburg, FL

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt