Transportation Specialist - Houston, TX
Houston, TX 
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)

The Mobile Clinic Driver works in collaboration with the Mobile Screening Team to drive the mobile units to assigned location and prepare the unit for daily operations supporting the WellMed physicians and contracted physicians. The driver will also be responsible for the storage and maintaining the units mechanically and aesthetically to ensure mobile units are represented under the WellMed Clinic standards for safety and environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Driving the mobile unit to various locations in Houston, and surrounding areas including but not limited to the Greater Texas Market
  • Drive the mobile clinic to and from the designated areas, complying with all motor vehicle codes and regulations
  • Complies with departmental policies regarding attendance and dress code
  • Prepares the mobile clinic to receive staff, patients, and visitors
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service with patients and staff
  • Assists in safe unloading, assisting patients to mobile clinic, and assisting back to transportation
  • Assist in patient intake (name, paperwork collection)
  • Communicates daily and directly with patients, visitors, providers and staff throughout the mobile clinics
  • Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the department as well as proper release of information
  • Prepares the mobile clinic for next day clinic for readiness (generator, water, waste disposal)
  • Provide cleaning services during and after daily use of the mobile clinic or as directed
  • Secures the mobile clinic nightly at approved location site or at storage unit
  • Maintains mobile clinic maintenance records
  • Report minor mechanical preventative maintenance needs to the Director
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 6+ months of customer service or transportation experience
  • For insurability purposes, must be at least 25 years of age or older with a valid driver's license and be able to pass a pre-employment and regularly scheduled post-employment Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) inquiries
  • Effective verbal skills and basic computer skills
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience driving large vehicles such as school bus, motor home, ambulance, etc.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Customer service or transportation delivery experience

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
0 to 2 years
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