MEDCOM - Discharge Transportation Coordinator
Sign-On Bonus Potential of up to $2500.00
Job ID: R0029482 | Transportation | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Sign-on bonus potential of up to $2500.00.

Responsible for communicating and coordinating the movement of patients to and from University of Virginia Health using various resources such as ambulances, wheelchair vans, taxis, buses and other means of transportation. Responsible for communicating with various internal and external customers involved with patient movement and medical center operations.
Work requires detailed knowledge of regional geography, familiarity with insurance coverages, and application and interpretation of organizational and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Maintains relationships between agencies/departments.
  • Investigates and reports transportation complaints.
  • Coordinates transportation.
  • Processes invoices for transportation providers.
  • Assists supervisor in development and implementation of processes and policies.
  • Collects and tracks data on volumes, etc.
  • Assists in training other staff members performing this role and others involved in the process.
  • Develops, implements and maintains effective and professional office practices and procedures.
  • Interfaces effectively with peers and customers and assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others per department policy.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $14.20 - $22.01 Hourly

  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Experience: 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Licensure: None.

Job requires sitting for prolonged periods and repetitive motion: computer keyboard. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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