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Truck Driver

at Christiana Care Health System in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Please apply if interested in working the Day/Evening shift- Thursday through Sunday

 

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

 

To provide daily pick up and delivery requirements of stock and non-stock supplies from the ChristianaCare Logistics Center (LC) and deliver to various locations throughout the ChristianaCare system and assist with warehouse duties including, but not limited to: picking product from shelves, driving material handling equipment (MHE), stocking shelves, and general warehouse cleaning.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Transports all necessary materials to and from assigned locations with the ChristianaCare system.

Loads/unloads trucks with manual pallet jacks or automatic power jacks.

Performs operator preventive maintenance daily on assigned vehicles and cleans as necessary or assigned.

Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.

Performs other related duties as required.

 

SCOPE, PURPOSE, AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS:

 

Daily contact with general public, both on the highway and in person, visitors, patients, doctors, nurses, clerks, family members and visitors of patients. Frequent contact with outside vendors, suppliers, etc.

 

DIRECTION/SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:

 

None

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

 

High School graduate or equivalent.

Two years commercial driving experience.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

 

Knowledge of Federal, State of Delaware, and ChristianaCare Transportation rules and policies for operation of motor vehicles.

Knowledge of ChristianaCare Transportation standard operating procedures.

Knowledge of proper vehicle preventive maintenance procedures, DOT & ChristianaCare specific.

Ability to operate assigned ChristianaCare vehicles safely under varying conditions, including varying loads, traffic situations and weather conditions.

Ability to operate vehicles in tight spaces, operates hand trucks, pallet jacks, and other applicable transportation equipment.

Ability to present a "good public" image and consistently exhibit good personal demeanor when dealing with people.

Ability to take direction from managers, supervisors, and peers

Ability to lift greater than 35lbs and push/pull greater than 250lbs

Skill in oral and written communication.

Skill in interpersonal relations.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Valid State of Delaware Class B CDL driver's license and experience driving box trucks.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

Frequently bending, heavy lifting, reaching, twisting, pulling, stooping, standing, and walking are constant throughout the normal daily activities. Physical and mental stress associated with driving and dealing with the general public, staff and the motoring public when in transit.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

Inside/outside warehouse and dock areas within the ChristianaCare system. Driving a motor vehicle and exposure to specimens requiring transport to another location.

 

 

EEO Statement:

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

 

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 847945

Posted On: Sep 23, 2021

Updated On: Oct 10, 2021