Ranked the No. 1 Hospital in Oregon by the U.S. News & World Report, we pride ourselves in not only serving our community with the highest of accolades, but pushing a multifaceted mission that strives of excellence within the OHSU Culture. Find out more here: https://www.ohsu.edu/about/ohsu-vision-mission-and-values and watch this video!
OHSU is hiring! We offer a variety of benefits on top of joining a thriving organization:
Part/Full Time Benefits pending on position
Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents
Several retirement plans to choose from! - Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan and University Pension Plan, voluntary savings plans (403b and 457b)
Employee discounts to local and major businesses
We want you, apply and work with us today! https://www.ohsu.edu/
The OHSU Casey Eye Institute (Casey) Community Outreach Program supports Casey's mission to end preventable blindness in Oregon, and broader goals of OHSU2025. As a donor-funded program with a mission to serve communities who experience barriers to basic vision care across Oregon, this position provides critical operation and driving duties to ensure the safe operation(s) of the program's Mobile Health Units (MHUs), in coordination with program staff.
Function/Duties of Position
Mobile Health Unit (MHU) Driving Responsibilities
Responsible for the safe operation of the CEI MHUs throughout Oregon.
Ability to set up, operate load, and unload RV equipment (leveling jacks, generator, HVAC, shore power, etc.)
Follows all Federal, State, and Local laws in regards to motor vehicle operation and safety.
Ensure equipment is securely stored to reduce damage to equipment and vehicle.
Adheres to all departmental, parking, and safety policies and procedures in the operation of motor vehicles.
Commonly transported materials including people, office and medical supplies/equipment, event materials, and other items.
Responsible for maintaining timeliness of route and adjusting as needed to traffic or weather conditions.
Responsible for maintaining integrity of materials throughout the transportation chain.
Properly operates OHSU-owned and leased vehicles, in accordance with all Federal, State, and local laws, as well as departmental policy and procedure.
Completes daily vehicle inspections and documents as necessary.
Reports and discrepancies to appropriate coordinator or management team member.
Responsible for assisting in maintaining the cleanliness of the interior and exterior of vehicles operated.
May be asked to install snow chains during inclement weather events.
Provide general troubleshooting assistance for the vehicle/lift.
Ensuring electrical panel and batteries are correctly powered up and down at the start/end of events.
Manage fueling and fuel card.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
Community Clinic Support
Assist in vehicle and screening equipment set up on-site.
Set up and breakdown interior equipment, including ophthalmic exam equipment.
Assists volunteers in setting up screening stations (check-in, autorefractor & lensometer, DA, NA, refraction, tech, frames, checkout stations, etc.)
Serve as professional representative of OHSU and the outreach program
Providing support to volunteers and participants regarding clinic/program operations, supplies/equipment locations and helping to ensure they have a positive and rewarding experience.
Assist participants with egress to and from the mobile health unit.
Assist with cleaning interior of MHUs pre/post event.
Other duties as assigned by program staff, or physician on site.
Professional Experience: 6 months of professional driving experience using vehicles such as sedans, vans, and box trucks. Current Driver's license and driving record that meets OHSU's driving requirements. Basic computer skills and familiarity with MS Office.
Education: High School or GED equivalent.
Ability to work effectively both independently and as a team with great accuracy and efficiency. Demonstrated ability to take initiative and complete projects independently.
Ability to work with diverse individuals including volunteers, medical professionals, students, underserved populations, patients, and community partners.
Ability to operate and communicate effectively and professionally.
Experience driving large vehicles and/or RVs.
Experience working with volunteers, and/or community service/engagement.
All are welcome
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or email@example.com. As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm