top of page

Transportation Specialist (FQHC)

Job Location

New Orleans, LA, USA


Starting at $12 an hour

Type of Job


Published Date

January 16, 2024 at 6:00:00 PM

Job Description

Transportation Specialist will provide transportation to and from the clinic for patient appointments. Responsible for having patient at the clinic on time, keeping logs of driving activity, and logging and maintaining vehicle condition.

Minimum Requirements

● High School diploma or GED equivalent.

● Be over 18 years of age.

● Possess a valid driver’s license

● Current CPR certification

● Prior experience preferred

Core Competencies

● Knowledge of Patient Centered Medical Home Model (PCMH) and team based approach to care.

● Maintains awareness of potential risk to clients, staff and facilities and notifies administration as


● Prepare vehicle for transport by ensuring that patient areas are cleared and safe for transport.

● Take instructions from Administration regarding destinations and timelines, and ensure patients are

properly seated with seat belt attached for transportation.

● Facilitates related services for health center patient as appropriate with respect to their

confidentiality and privacy.

● Assist members of the medical staff in unloading patients in a safe manner.

● Able to respond properly to medical and psychiatric emergencies.

● Completes all required training at initial hire, then as required by Administration (e.g. Crisis

Intervention, Mental Illness, Non-Violent Practices, Workplace Violence etc).

● Assist clients in safely boarding and exiting the vehicle (e.g. wheelchair safety).

● Maintains daily log of vehicle mileage.

● Maintains patient signed release for each patient transported.

● Maintains log of routine inspections of vehicle, daily, weekly and monthly.

● Ensures patients arrive in a timely manner for all clinic appointments.

● Communicates with clinic staff regarding emergencies, traffic, and patients unable to keep their scheduled appointment.

● Perform other related duties as requested.

Job Duties/Skills Required

● At minimum, maintains set clinic hours and available for extended hours as needed.

● Ability to relate to the public, regardless of racial, ethnic and economic status.

● Conducts themselves in a manner of professionalism that is conducive to patient care in an organized and efficient manner.

● Communicate effectively with clinic staff, patients and families.

● Consults with facility personnel and administrative field personnel, collects and analyzes data to identify needs for the assigned special services program within the particular service area.

● Maintains a clear driving record in order to be able to drive company vehicles when necessary for transportation needs of those we serve.

● Notifies administration of any mechanical issues or needs with regards to the vehicle.

● Maintains all receipts, logs, and data in a confidential manner.

● Attends weekly and/or monthly staff meetings.


Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, paid time off, 13 paid holidays per year for regular full time staff,  401(k), and 401(k) matching.

About Start Corporation

Start Corporation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1984. Our Mission is to promote opportunities, which enhance the self-sufficiency of people to empower them to live and function independently.

bottom of page