Mercy Health

  • Truck Driver

    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Full Time
    St Louis Transportation
    US-MO-Earth City
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different


    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

    Responsibilities and Qualifications


    Primary responsibility of operating ROi commercial vehicles with a GVW up to 26,000lbs including combination vehicles. Which includes the safe loading, delivery, and pick-up of various items to include, but not limited to supplies, mail, small pieces of equipment, lab specimens, food, pharmacy, x-rays, recycle, shred, biohazard, oxygen and laundry. The driver is responsible for representing ROi in a professional manner by providing the safe and secure delivery of supplies and goods to/from ROi customers. All work should be performed consistent with the goals of the Mercy/ROi community being served, the philosophy of the Sisters of Mercy, the Code of Professional and Business Ethics and the Employee Code of Conduct. Performs related duties as assigned in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and the Mercy Service Standards.



    Responsible for pick-up and delivery of all items required at the time of service. All packages with tracking labels must be scanned by the ROi designated tracking system to the department or next step in the delivery process.


    Responsible for utilizing daily equipment in a safe & damage free manner, (scanning hand held, electric pallet jack, two wheeler, vehicle,etc. When required, equipment should be logged in and out, daily.


    Conducts daily check in staging area for product that needs to go out for delivery that day. For example, driver mail box, route racks and refrigerator. Per specifications provided by ROi Transportation Leadership, the driver may be required to inspect

    product before delivery. All product must be delivered same day.


    Responsible for all paperwork assigned. Some examples are maintaining vehicle inspections reports, weekly driver reports, temperature logs and laundry sheets. All reports are turned in to office team determined by ROi transportation leadership.


    Maintains all paperwork required by DOT in accordance to the DOT standards (i.e. log



    Utilizes phone and hands free cell phone devices, to stay in contact with logistics office team for re-routing of product and for better customer service.


    ROi Policy requires performing a daily pre and post trip inspection of all equipment. Safely Secure freight/loads by using proper equipment and techniques. All loads should be damage free darning loading and transporting. Reports all product damage

    as soon as possible.


    Responsible for maintaining a clean vehicle cab, trailer and removing all return items (packages,x-rays, mail, etc.) and staging the items to their proper staging area.


    Is able to work with other people to produce high volume, high quality work, in a close setting.


    Always observes traffic laws and observes universal precautions consistently, to include PPE, but not limited to. (personal protective equipment).


    ROi dress code policy requires wearing a clean and professional looking uniform at all times during your work day. ROi designated badge should be visible to be consistent with dress code, and attends to personal hygiene to maintain a clean, well-groomed



    Meets ROi attendance standards.


    Performs other duties as requested.


    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:


    Licensure: Current driver license in state of residence. (Missouri-Class E, Illinois-Class D, Arkansas-Class C, Oklahoma-Class D, Kansas Class C).

    Certifications: Maintain a current Medical Examiner Certificate in order to operate a vehicle.

    Other: Pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Basic math, reading and computer skills required. Good organizational, human relations and communications skills are required. A Department Of Motor Vehicles driving background check for the state the driver is operating in is required prior to employment. Cooperation with providing the proper information is required for employment. Must have a good driving record. Working Conditions, Mental and Physical Requirements: -Drive a vehicle for long periods of time. -Minimum lifting of 50 pounds required. Some delivery positions require many hours of walking on concrete floors. -Equipment Used: Motor vehicles ranging in size of cars to trucks with gross weight of up to 26,000lbs GVW. Also a forklift, pallet jack (powered and non-powered), 2-wheel dollies, carts.


    Preferred Education: High school diploma or equivalent GED.

    Preferred Licensure: Be able to obtain a Federal Class A or B equivalent license. Endorsements on request.

    Preferred Experience: Three to five years of supply delivery experience beneficial.


    We’ll Support You at Work and Home


    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed.  We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!


    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.


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