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Linen Truck Driver-FT Rotating Shift

Date: Oct 28, 2020

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Parkland Health and Hospital System

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

Primary Purpose

Completes linen deliveries and pick-ups in a timely, safe and sanitary manner using the Linen Services delivery vehicles.

 

Minimum Specifications

 

Education

  • None

 

Experience

  • None

 

Equivalent Education and/or Experience

 

Certification/Registration/Licensure

  • Must have a Texas Class -A Commercial Driver's License.

 

Required Tests for Placement

  • None

 

Skills or Special Abilities

  • Must be insurable and have a driving record that meets the criteria established by Parkland policy.
  • Must be able to safely drive automatic transmission vehicles.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a basic working knowledge of applicable laundry equipment.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers and other hospital staff.
  • Must be able to read, write, perform basic mathematical calculations and follow instructions.

 

Responsibilities

1. Transports linen carts using laundry delivery vehicles, including tractor/trailer combinations and ¿bobtail¿ trucks, to and from customer facilities in a timely and safe manner, according to department procedures.

2. Loads and unloads vehicles in accordance with department procedures.

3. Completes production logs, delivery records, inspection checklists, and other assigned paperwork correctly and legibly.

4. Provides backup to other positions in the Linen Services department to ensure continuous workflow and maintain adequate production levels.

5. Stays alert to ensure proper equipment use and to identify and report any equipment malfunctions. Operates vehicles and all laundry equipment in a manner to ensure safety and minimize equipment malfunctioning. Maintains a safe and clean work environment, including ensuring cleanliness of the vehicle.

6. Transports linen carts using the laundry cart tow vehicle, utilizing established safety and infection control practices.

 

Job Accountabilities

 

Identifies ways to improve work processes and improve customer satisfaction.

Makes recommendations to supervisor, implements, and monitors results as appropriate in support of the overall goals of the department and Parkland.

Stays abreast of the latest developments, advancements, and trends in the field by attending seminars/workshops, reading professional journals, actively participating in professional organizations, and/or maintaining certification or licensure. Integrates knowledge gained into current work practices.

Maintains knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws and guidelines that impact the area.

Develops effective internal controls designed to promote adherence with applicable laws, accreditation agency requirements, and federal, state, and private health plans.

Seeks advice and guidance as needed to ensure proper understanding.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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