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Courtesy Van Driver

Mercy Fort Smith Full-Time
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We’re a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

Operation of a Mercy patient transport van to include pick-up and delivery of patients consistent with established guidelines of practice.  Responsible for the safe and proper transfer of non-ambulatory patients to and from the wheelchair, safe transport of patients via the wheelchair, ambulation assistance to and from the transport van for ambulatory patients, and proper and safe transport of both non-ambulatory and ambulatory patients via the transport van.  This position will be contingent upon maintaining a current and valid Class E or equivalent driver’s license. 

Inspect the transport van daily and report any deficiencies to management promptly.  Keep the van clean at all times; keep the vehicle sufficiently fueled. 

Performs related duties as assigned; provide exceptional customer service to all in keeping with Mercy’s mission, values and Service Standards. 


Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

  • Education:  High School Diploma/GED is required for this position

  • Licensure:  This position will be contingent upon maintaining a current and valid E Class or equivalent driver’s license

  • Experience:  5 years experience driving passengers using a transport van or equivalent

  • Certification/Registration: BLS

  • OTHER SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:  Competent with transfer and lift techniques and utilization of a gait belt for ambulatory patients; competent with disconnecting wall oxygen and transferring to portable oxygen with accurate liter setting for transport; competent with operating the wheelchair lift and securing system; good customer service skills; ability to communicate clearly by use of UHF radio with dispatch; ensure vehicle is kept clean and serviced appropriately; report all defects to manager.

We’ll Support You at Work and Home

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed.  We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.


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