Driver, Addiction Treatment Services (Per Diem)

Location: Tewksbury, MA
Job ID: 140100-1A
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2019
Category: Service and Trades

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Job Description

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Lahey Health Behavioral Services is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

The Addiction Treatment Services division consists of a blend of detoxification programs, transitional programs, and sober living facilities dedicated to helping men and women who struggle with addiction in all stages of the recovery process. All clients are treated with dignity, respect, and the belief that everyone has the ability to grow when they are provided support, education and direction. The Driver position is an integral part of the Addiction Treatment Services division and is a great opportunity for an independent self-starter who wants to make a difference in the community.

The Driver’s Responsibilities Are:

  • Safely transports clientele from various programs for treatment and/or residential placement and related health care and entitlement services
  • Determines the best routes to take based on daily assignments & works with program staff to coordinate client transport
  • Maintains all logs and reporting requirements (vehicle checks, and tracking mileage)
  • Assists with program delivery needs (USPS runs, pick up/delivery of lab specimens, etc.)
  • Transports clients’ medications and cell phones
  • Maintains general atmosphere in the vehicle and maintains behavior of passengers

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 6+ months of professional driving experience required, passenger driving experience preferred
  • Current and valid Massachusetts driver’s license, and a proven record of safe driving

Schedule:

This is a per diem position with flexible hours.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.