Mobile Unit Operator – Full-time – Springfield

Job Summary

Responsible for driving vehicles which contain mobile equipment, supplies and biohazardous materials. Under the supervision of the charge nurse, assists with preparing collection sites and performing various regulated functions related to blood collection, transportation and storage.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Drives assigned vehicle to and from sites in a lawful and safe manner.

Loads, unloads and reloads equipment and supplies according to daily requirements.

Assumes responsibility for proper storage and handling of blood.

Care and disposal of biohazardous material.

Perform paperwork related to daily operations.

Perform blood container labeling functions as assigned.

Assists nursing staff with donor reactions.

Provide customer service and demonstrate a positive attitude.

Adhere to established dress code.

Assist with observational aspect of new MUO training at bloodmobile site.

Knowledgeable of Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations and maintain log books and related information accurately and completely.

Provides excellent customer service, cultivating positive working relationships with all staff, volunteers and external customers.

Exhibits safety, accuracy, respectfulness and efficiency within specific job tasks.

Assists with special projects as assigned.

 

Physical Requirements:

Able to stand continuously for a minimum of six hours.

Able to climb in and out of truck cab and cargo box.

Hand and finger dexterity.

Able to load and unload all mobile equipment (approximately 60 pound range).

Visual and auditory acuity.

 

Job Specifications:

Prior experience in truck driving.

Must have a current driver’s license for the state residing and working in and a clear driving record.

Minimum of a high school education.

Able to comply with overnight travel schedule and flexible working hours.