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Apria Driver - Delivery Technician in North Charleston, South Carolina

Commensurate with Experience

Job Summary

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Apria Healthcare’s mission is to improve the quality of life for our patients at home. We are looking for empathetic, thoughtful and compassionate people, to meet the needs of our patients. Already an industry leader in healthcare services, we provide home respiratory services and select medical equipment to help our patients sleep better, breathe better, heal faster, and thrive longer.

JOB SUMMARY

Delivery Technicians (DTs) at Apria improve the quality of life for our patients at home by delivering, setting up, and instructing patients on the use of medical equipment in their homes and care facilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pick up and deliver medical equipment (e.g., respiratory supplies, oxygen equipment, hospital beds, wheelchairs, etc.) and oxygen to patients in their homes.

  • Assemble, set up, inspect and test equipment, and instruct patients and caregivers on basic operation and maintenance, in accordance with state licensing limitations.

  • Complete paperwork relating to deliveries, pick-ups, testing and equipment checks, repairs, vehicle inspections, etc.

  • Load and unload company vehicles with equipment and oxygen.

  • Operate non-commercial vehicles (<10,000lbs GVW and carrying a combination of oxygen less than 1,001 lbs) carrying medical equipment and oxygen.

  • Perform daily vehicle inspections and check for gasoline, oil and fluid levels, tire pressure, and brakes.

  • May be required to clean, disinfect and assist with equipment repairs.

  • May be required to work after-hours and on an on-call basis.

  • Successfully complete all required safe driving programs, abide by applicable motor vehicle laws and ordinances, and demonstrate safe driving practices at all times throughout employment.

  • Maintain valid licenses and endorsements required for the position.

  • Other duties as assigned.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • N/A

Minimum Required Qualifications

Education and/or Experience

  • Education or experience equivalent to a high school diploma is required

  • At least one-year related experience is required

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations:

  • Valid Non-Commercial Driver’s License in the state where the employee works

    Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Delivers and picks up basic medical equipment and supplies.

  • May instruct patients on basic use of respiratory therapy equipment, durable medical equipment, oxygen equipment, and other equipment/services approved by state licensure limitations.

  • Loads and unloads durable medical equipment onto and off of delivery vehicle.

  • Responds to emergency delivery calls as needed during regular business hours and on an on-call basis.

    What We Have To Offer/ The Benefits:

  • Competitive salary

  • Driver Quarterly Incentive Program

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package including Medical, Dental, & Vision

  • Paid Time Off, including Vacation, Personal Time, Paid Sick Leave, & Paid Holidays

  • 401K Savings Plan (available immediately)

  • Educational Assistance

  • Employee Referral Award Program

  • Employee Discount Programs

  • Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan (available immediately)

  • Driver Training Program

  • We recognize our veterans by offering a company paid day off for Veterans Day

  • Career Advancement/ Development Opportunities

    Apria Healthcare is committed to hiring veterans and military spouses.

Benefits

Comprehensive benefits package offered for eligible employees:

  • Competitive salary

  • 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

  • Compensation is commensurate with experience

  • Annual compensation is based on a 40 hour week

EEO Statement

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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