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UnitedHealth Group

Transportation Specialist - ProHealth Physicians


Clinical Care Specialist/Staff Nurse


Wallingford, Connecticut, United States

If you want to get way ahead in your career, it makes sense to be with an organization that's way ahead of the curve. Formed in 1997, ProHealth Physicians has grown to become Connecticut’s leading primary care physician organization. With over 90 locations throughout the state of Connecticut, our family of primary care doctors and specialists care for more than 360,000 people statewide. In fact, ProHealth serves every county and provides roughly ten percent of the primary care delivered to patients in the state. We're leaders in thinking and in serving our communities. For instance, we're a C.M.S. approved Accountable Care Organization (ACO), covering over 30,000 Medicare patients associated with our community-based primary care providers. We're also nationally recognized as a NCQA Level III Medical Home. That kind of progressive leadership makes us perfect fit for OptumCare and UnitedHealth Group's expanding family of providers. This is a place where you can stay way ahead as you do your life's best work.(sm)

ProHealth Physicians is a physician-led medical group with 85 practice locations throughout Connecticut serving more than 10% of the state's residents. We empower physicians and advanced clinicians to better serve patients through enhanced care processes in support of improved patient outcomes. Formed in 1997, ProHealth Physicians has grown to include more than 350 primary care and specialty clinicians and offers select specialty and diagnostic/therapeutic services.

ProHealth Physicians has an opening for a part-time Transportation Specialist. The Transportation Specialist operates a company owned vehicle for the purpose of delivery and transport of all ProHealth materials and patient samples to and from all offices throughout the State of Connecticut. Works together as a team with all employees of ProHealth Physicians in an effort to improve its services to the customer base. Assumes responsibilities for completing route assignments in a safe and timely fashion.

This is a part-time role Monday - Friday 4:00 pm- 9:00 pm.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Operate a company owned vehicle following all of the State laws and company policies and procedures
  • Keep the car clean inside and outside
  • Deliver and pick up mail and supplies to the medical offices and corporate office
  • Pick up specimens and store in the appropriate ambient temperature and transport to the lab in a timely manner
  • Fill out route sheet completely and accurately
  • Fill out sign in sheet accurately with return time and # of specimens
  • Perform daily safety checks on the vehicle and ensure all items necessary for proper storage of materials are packed before departure
  • Have a phone with you and the phone # on the sign in sheet. Answer or return phone call in a timely manner
  • Ensure all materials are accounted for and deliveries to proper said point
  • Is polite, courteous, and respectful when dealing with all customers
  • After returning to the lab make sure your specimen count matches what the processors count
  • Ensure cleanliness of vehicle inside and out and is fueled up for the following day
  • Must be flexible to scheduling needs of the company

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 Qualification:

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function 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. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a company courier/driver
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Clean motor vehicle driving record

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 Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.

Connecticut Residents Only: The hourly range for Connecticut residents is $16.00 to $22.45. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer 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.

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