**Location:** Salisbury, Maryland, United States
**Work Location Type:** Onsite
**Compensation:** Commensurate with Experience
With over 300 locations across the US, Apria Healthcare's mission is to improve the quality of life for our 1.8 million patients at home by providing home respiratory services and select medical equipment to help them sleep better, breathe better, heal faster, and thrive longer. Additional information can be found at www.apria.com.
The Transportation Lead assists in organizing daily deliveries and pick-ups for delivery employees according to geographic area and availability of delivery employees.
**ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES**
+ Helps organize daily deliveries and pick-ups for delivery employees according to geographic area and availability of delivery employees.
+ Helps process additional deliveries as patient and referral requests are received.
+ Assigns, directs work and coaches staff.
+ Ensures delivery staff assembles and departs location within required time frame.
+ Participates in developmental tasks designed to build supervisory skills.
+ May occasionally perform supervisor's responsibilities if there is a temporary shortage of department supervision.
+ Delivers and picks up equipment from homecare patients. Sets up equipment and instructs patients on the basic use of equipment. Assists patients in solving problems regarding equipment use.
+ Ensures staff compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements including providing documents for the driver qualification file and abiding by hours of service, daily log, hazardous materials (placarding, training and shipping papers) and vehicle inspection and maintenance regulations.
+ Maintains daily vehicle maintenance logs and delivery employee incident reports.
+ Ensures trucks are in proper working condition through preventative maintenance performed on a timely basis
+ Ensures delivery employees load trucks properly within required timeframe.
+ Assists delivery employees with special orders and equipment. May assist delivery employees with the loading of trucks when necessary.
+ Maintains accurate files containing purchase orders of equipment and medical supplies.
+ Reviews data on delivery productivity, such as number of stops made and number of miles driven.
+ May perform delivery confirmation.
+ Other duties as assigned
+ This position manages all management of the department and is responsible for the performance management, hiring, and discipline of management within the department.
**Minimum Required Qualifications**
**Education and/or Experience**
+ Education or experience equivalent to a high school diploma is required.
+ **Must be 21 years of age or older.**
+ At least five years relatedexperienceis required.
+ Must meet job-related requirements to comply with D.O.T., F.D.A. and Joint Commissions regulations.
**Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations**
**SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES**
+ Business Acumen
+ Problem Solving/Analysis
+ Communication Proficiency
+ Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
+ Basic level computer proficiency.
+ English (reading, writing, verbal)
+ Basic level mathematical proficiency, with a strong ability to understand, interpret and develop spreadsheet data.
This is a stationary position that requires frequent sitting or standing, repetitive wrist motions, grasping, speaking, listening, close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. It also may require occasional lifting, carrying, walking, climbing, kneeling, bending/stooping, twisting, pulling/pushing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching above the shoulder. Employees in this position must be physically able to efficiently perform the essential functions of the position. **Reasonable accommodations will be provided to assist or enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position, upon request.**
+ Regularly required to use hands to write, use computer, operate a motor vehicle, use a hand held device, telephone and use a document imaging system and manipulate documents.
+ Regularly required to read documents and write neatly, legibility and transcribe accurate information and numbers/values.
+ Employee continually engages in activities that require talking and hearing.
+ This position requires frequent variations including sitting, walking, standing, kneeling, reaching or stooping.
+ The employee must possess and maintain a valid driver's license, specific to vehicle operated in the conduct of this job.
+ Specific vision abilities required to perform this job safely include close vision, distant vision, night (low to limited light) vision and the ability to adjust focus to work on a computer and read documents.
+ Strength Aspects:
+ Occasionally required to stand and lift objects from 1" to 36" high with weights ranging from 10 lbs - 160 lbs, and carry objects for distances ranging from 1 ft -350 ft, including travel up and down stairs or in elevators.
+ Occasionally required to push or pull objects weighing from 20 lbs - 60 lbs, up and down stairs, through doorways and thresholds, using dollies or carts, or on flat or angled surfaces which may include outdoor surfaces, carpeting or smooth floors. Distances pushed or pulled could range from 1-25 ft on average.
+ Occasionally required to grip objects with hands, up to 15 lbs of force.
+ Occasionally required to grip objects with fingers, up to 10 lbs of force.
+ Body Position and Flexibility Elements
+ Occasionally required to climb 100 stairs on average ranging from 3"-10" in height,
+ Occasionally stepping in and out of company vehicles ranging up to 20" in height.
+ Occasionally required to climb ladders up to 10' high, in general.
+ Occasionally required to bend down at the waist to a torso level of 24" above the floor.
+ Occasionally required to reach, on average, 20" away from the body.
+ Occasionally required to kneel on one or both knees and squat to perform many of the above tasks.
+ The employee is required to inspect and safely operate a motor vehicle during the day and night and in a wide range of weather and traffic conditions.
+ The noise level in the work environment is varies based on the locations or activities proximate to which can range from low to high.
+ There is moderate exposure to dust, fume, mists and odors.
+ Temperature ranges from normal indoor climate-controlled environment in buildings or vehicles and various outdoor conditions and temperature extremes encountered throughout the year in a variety of US states.
+ General lighting is generally provided via florescent lighting indoors, and natural lighting outdoors, and low light conditions consistent with outdoor and/or night working environment.
+ During off site travel events the employee may be exposed to higher noise levels requiring the use of hearing protection, with moderate potential exposure to moderate dust, chemicals, fumes and odors, as well as cryogenic and cleaning agents.
+ During off site travel events the employee may be required to ride in company delivery vehicles and accompany employees on deliveries and enter into patient homes.
+ May be required to receive vaccinations and participate in medical assessments and testing consistent with the work environment or patients exposed to.
+ Will be required to wear various personal protective equipment consistent with the hazards encountered in this role.
+ Will be requires to use hand tools for assembly and repair, material handling equipment, cutting, carrying devices, cleanup kits or equipment.
+ May be required to work with cryogenic fluids requiring special precautions and PPE.
Occasional travel as required.
**The essential duties and responsibilities, physical requirements, and work environment described above are representative of those typically required for this position but may vary depending on staffing and business needs at specific locations. The inclusion or omission of a specific duty or physical requirement is, therefore, not determinative of whether that function is essential to a specific individual's position.**
**_Apria Healthcare is committed to hiring veterans and military spouses._**
**Comprehensive benefits package offered for eligible employees:**
+ Competitive salary
+ Ability to have early access to earned wages
+ Medical, Dental and Vision
+ Healthcare Flexible Spending Accounts and Healthcare Savings Accounts
+ Life, AD&D and Disability Insurance
+ Paid Time Off, including Vacation, Personal Time, Paid Sick Leave & Paid Holidays
+ 401K Savings Plan (available immediately)
+ Educational Assistance
+ Employee Referral Reward Program
+ Employee Discount Programs
+ Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan (available immediately)
+ We recognize our veterans by offering a company paid day off for Veterans Day
+ Career Advancement/ Development Opportunities
+ Compensation is commensurate with experience
+ Annual compensation is based on a 40 hour week
As an EOE/AA employer, Apria Healthcare is committed to providing all applicants and employees with equal access to employment opportunities, regardless of sex, race, age, color, national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. **Apria Healthcare shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. AA/EOE, M/F/Disability and Vet**
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