Driver (1)

Contract: 2 years

Job summary:           

A hospital driver plays a crucial role in the healthcare system by providing safe and efficient transportation for patients who require medical assistance. They are responsible for driving the hospital vehicles to different designated areas. The driver ensures that the vehicle is always in optimal condition, follows traffic rules and regulations, and provides necessary support to the healthcare professionals on board.

Driver’s Duties

  • Be responsible to transport safely authorized personnel, patients, visitors, and Hospital belongings to designated sites as required with utmost efficiency.
  • Responsible to ensure that all accidents and / incidents pertinent to safety and security of staff and property being transported are reported to both Technical Officer and or the Administrator

immediately.

  • Responsible for all transport needs of the Hospital, the passengers, Hospital property to and from destination.
  • Deliver and collect mail, documents, supplies, and other items as required, and make sure such mails reach the designated persons.
  • Responsible for day-to-day basic maintenance of the Hospital vehicles fleet in his/her use and ensure that the vehicle(s) is always kept clean and in good running conditions in and outside.
  • Maintain; logbooks for official trips, daily mileage, fuel consumption and due service time etc.
  • Must be willing to work outside regular weekly work hours and during weekends.
  • Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident.
  • Nothing in the above job summary restricts the Hospital Management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.
  • Willing to acquire skills to operate the ambulance as core business.

Job requirements

  • Minimum at least JC (Junior Certificate).
  • Must be a holder of at least valid Code B driver’s License.
  • Public Driving & Defensive Driving Certificate added advantage.
  • Basic First Aid preferred.
  • At least an intermediate command of English language.
  • Basic automobile mechanically know-how.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a position of Driver
  • Knowledge of working with or in a hospital or health care in a similar position or related
  • Awareness of the demands of the work, scheduling, hours, etc
  • When transporting clinical staff to outreaches, he should work hand in hand with the nursing staff to maintain cold chain and care of patients.

Deadline is on the 21st of March 2024

Applications must be sent to jobs@parayhospital.co.ls or hand delivered at Paray Mission Hospital Thaba-Tseka or CHAL Maseru.