Medical Route Driver
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* Follows all Linde Safety Policies including but not limited to proper PPE, proper lifting techniques, and local site safety requirements.
* Work in accordance with all DOT and Linde standards and policies including but not limited to Speed Management, Seat Belts, Cones and Hours of Service.
* Drives a straight truck loaded with medical compressed gas cylinders and medical liquid vessels for delivery to customers on a scheduled route. Customers may include medical patients in their homes, physicians offices, laboratories, veterinarians, hospitals and/or any other entity requiring medical gas.
* Record each delivery and pick up on a load manifest and obtain signatures from customers to comply with all regulatory requirements.
* Safely loads and unloads cylinders on vehicle using hand truck or forklift and record cylinder type and quantity
* Maintain neat, clean and professional personal appearance and maintain vehicle appearance in a professional manner.
* Establish and maintain excellent customer service.
* Listen to and resolve service inquiries and complaints/issues.
* Perform pre and post trip vehicle inspections, document deficiencies and ensure all safety items are in good working order.
* Communicate with customers; providing information on ordering, delivery times, and maintaining proper cylinder levels.
* Gain comfort level for communicating with, and going in and out of the homes of, medical patients.
* Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required by environment or job task.
* Train or educate customers on safety, use and hazards associated with the use of medical gas equipment. As appropriate, assess customer understanding of same.
* Assess safe use, appropriate care and storage of medical gases in medical patients home environment.
* Report unsafe use or situations to supervisory staff.
* Document observations, education and communication in the patient record.
* Maintain load manifests, FDA lot numbers and all other vehicle documents. Ensures manifests are properly completed and balanced with truck counts and shipping documents before and after deliveries.
* Follow all safety rules and report any accidents or injuries promptly to management.
* Safely operate a forklift, pallet jack and other warehouse equipment.
* Assist with inventory and general housekeeping.
* Maintain DOT hours log.
* High School Diploma, GED or 10 years' experience within current CDL class
* Minimum 3 years Class B or A driving or completion of accredited driving school or equivalent military commercial driving experience
* 3 years driving experience - CDL Class A or Class B with current HazMat endorsement
* 3 years clean commercial and personal driving record
Physical Requirements of the Job:
* Push, pull, lift, carry, or maneuver weights of up to 100 pounds
* Clear understanding of map reading skills
* Ability to read and understand DOT and FDA required paperwork
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Strong customer service
* Basic computer skills
* Home care/health care background is a plus
* Dangerous Goods Card is a plus
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