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Transport Officer

Job: 85683

Location: Pembroke Pines, FL

Facility: South Florida State Hospital

Type: PRN

Shift: PRN

Recruiter: Andrea Taylor


Why Wellpath

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”




About this role

Our Transporter Officer primary responsibility for securely transporting Person Served between destinations and ensuring that the vehicles used for transportation activities are safe and properly maintained. Secondary responsibilities are to perform security officer duties immediately following the conclusion of their transportation assignments.

What you bring to the table


  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required


  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age
  • Ability to work overtime frequently
  • Ability to travel extended periods of time
  • Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling 24 hour period
  • Must be mature, flexible, and able to command the respect and confidence of The Company and staff, philosophically committed to the objectives of the facility, and possess a high tolerance to mental stress


  • A current drivers license with no preventable accidents, suspensions for driving convictions, Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or more than two (2) moving violations on any type of vehicle for the past three (3) years Passing a company and Department of Transportation (DOT) defensive driving class

What you will do

  1. Conducts pre-trip and post-trip inspections of all vehicles operated. Provides written Daily Vehicle Inspection Reports (DVIR) at the end of each trip and ensures that all potential safety defects are reported to the Transportation Director.
  2. Ensures that all paperwork is in order before beginning a trip. Notifies the Transportation Director if there are problems before initiating a trip.
  3. Ensures that vehicles have the necessary safety equipment before initiating a trip.
  4. Completes all necessary paperwork and reports in an accurate and thorough manner
  5. Ensures that patient is properly secured prior to leaving a facility and while in a vehicle.
  6. Ensures that all safety measures are followed at all time while transporting patient.
  7. Immediately contacts the Transportation Director in the event of an accident. Provides detailed information, both verbally and written, to requesting authorities.
  8. Delivers vehicles for servicing and picks them up when ready.
  9. Transport Officers will be utilized for Security Officer assignments at times when they are not transporting patient or completing transport assignments.
  10. Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
  11. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
  12. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
  13. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

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