Improving the health of our community in all we do
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS)is a non-profit community health system on a mission of improving the health of our community in all we do. Our team cares for more than 1 million people across the region through four hospitals and a variety of outpatient locations. Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has campuses in Gainesville, Braselton, Winder and Dahlonega - with a total of more than 700 beds and more than 1,100 medical staff members representing more than 50 specialties. NGHS also encompasses Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, a multi-specialty group with more than 65 locations, and The Heart Center of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, a cardiology practice with more than 15 locations.
Playing an integral role in this leading program is the highly skilled team of Non Emergent Drivers who deliver expert care to our patients every day. A career with our Medical transport department offers our Non Emergent Drivers the opportunity to work in an environment that provides cutting edge innovations in the industry.
Northeast Georgia Health System is listed as one of Metro Atlanta's Top Workplaces for the seventh year in a row, is one of America's 50 Best Hospitals according to Healthgrades and has been named to Truven Healthcare's list of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals.
Located just 45 minutes north of Atlanta, Gainesville is a thriving community that offers a year round outdoor lifestyle with easy access to big city entertainment!
Non Emergent Drivers are under the direct supervision of EMS Supervisor or Paramedic in the absence of a Captain or Lieutenant.
Transports ambulatory and non-ambulatory patients with wheeled chairs and stretchers.
Ensures that the vehicle is clean and prepared to safely transport patients.
Documents the transports for departmental records and billing purposes.
Communicates with patients, nursing staff, and Medical Transport Dispatcher.
High school diploma, G.E.D or equivalent.
Valid Class C drivers license. Experience working with people in a healthcare environment.
Ability to work with people under stress. Must have less than two moving violations in the past three years on Motor Vehicle Report. Must be a competent vehicle operator.
Since first opening its doors in Gainesville in 1951, Northeast Georgia Medical Center has added hospital campuses in Braselton, Barrow and Dahlonega - and become Georgia's most awarded hospital. Some recognitions include being named to these lists:
America's 50 Best Hospitals- Healthgrades
100 Top Hospitals- Truven Health Analytics
100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs- Beckers Hospital Review
America's Top Quality Providers- Carechex
Atlanta's Top 150 Workplaces- Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Healthcare's Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems- Hospitals & Health Networks magazine
NGMC has also been recognized in recent years as Georgia's #1 Hospital for overall hospital care, overall surgical care, heart care, orthopedic surgery, women's care and more.