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Patient Transportation Drivers - Anoka County, MN

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ORGANIZATION: Minneapolis VA Health Care System

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VTN (Volunteer Transportation Network) Volunteer drivers provide rides for Veterans located within the Anoka County area to and from the Northwest Metro VA Clinic in Ramsey, MN, or the Minneapolis VA Medical Center for their appointments. Drivers use a VA supplied vehicle to transport our Veterans and will start and end their day at the Northwest Metro VA Clinic at Ramsey, MN. Shifts are Monday through Friday.

VHA Directive 1193 and VA Handbook 5019 requires that Volunteers in this role have a documented COVID-19 vaccine and Flu vaccine (during flu season). Volunteer drivers are required to disinfect/sanitize the DAV vehicles between transports with provided supplies.

Volunteer drivers must:
Pass a basic physical exam and immunization screening with Minneapolis VA Occupational 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 Volunteer Transportation Network Drivers

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About Minneapolis VA Health Care System

Location:

One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, US

Mission Statement

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.

Description

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.

612-467-2050
VHAMINVOL@va.gov

Thank you,
The Center for Development & Civic Engagement (formerly Voluntary/Community Resource Service)

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Health & Medicine, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Anoka, MN 55303

(45.2447,-93.4119)
 

SKILLS

  • Bus/Van Driving
  • Customer Service
  • Transportation
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 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 CDCE orientation, badge and driver specific trainings.

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