Patient Transportation Drivers - Virginia, MN - Minneapolis VA
ORGANIZATION: Minneapolis VA Health Care System
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VTN (Volunteer Transportation Network) Volunteer drivers provide transportation for Veterans located within the Virginia/Hibbing area to and from the Minneapolis VA Medical Center for their appointments. Drivers use a DAV supplied van to transport our Veterans to Minneapolis, start their day at pick up points in Hibbing at 6:00am, Virginia at 6:30am and end their day back at pick up points in Virginia/Hibbing. Shifts are Monday through Friday on EVEN days.
With current OSHA and VA safety policies and procedures during the COVID pandemic, all Volunteers are required to wear a medical face mask. VHA Directive 1193 and VA Handbook 5019 requires that Volunteers in this role have a documented COVID-19 vaccine and Flu vaccine.Additionally, Volunteer drivers are required to wear a face mask during transport of patients who are also required to wear a face mask while in the vehicle. Volunteer drivers are also required to disinfect/sanitize the DAV vehicles between transports with provided supplies.
Volunteer drivers must:
Pass a basic physical exam with Minneapolis VA Occupation Health
Provide, and maintain, a copy of their safe driving record
Provide proof of personal automobile insurance
Consent to fingerprinting and successfully pass background check
Complete initial and annual training for VA medical center and DAV volunteer drivers
About Minneapolis VA Health Care System
One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, US
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.
Minneapolis VA Health Care System is a teaching hospital providing a full range of patient care services with state-of-the-art technology, as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and extended care. The Minneapolis VA Health Care System provides for the health care needs of Veterans in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
We have a wide variety of volunteer opportunities throughout the Medical Center. Posted here are just a few of the open opportunities we currently have. Please contact us for further information or to inquire about other opportunities available.
The Center for Development & Civic Engagement (formerly Voluntary/Community Resource Service)
Multiple locations Virginia, MN 55792
September 2, 2022
- Customer Service
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Minimum of 4 hours a week for a minimum of 6 months
- Onboarding is a two step process requiring potential Volunteers make two trips to the Minneapolis VA Medical Center - initial trip for interviewing, paperwork and physical; second trip for VAVS orientation, badge and driver specific trainings.