Community Health Transportation Worker

Website Lower Sioux Indian Community

Lower Sioux Indian Community

Location:                  Lower Sioux Indian Community, Morton, MN

Reports to:               Lower Sioux Community Health Director

Hours:                     Temporary casual, potential for permanent, primarily days (M-F) with some early am and evening hours

Salary:                     $15 per hour

  • Any employment offer is contingent on results of a drug and alcohol test as a condition of obtaining employment
  • American Indian/Alaska Native preference applies for equally qualified candidates
  • Must pass a health care background check allowing candidate to work Minnesota
  • Must possess a valid Minnesota driver’s license and be insurable under the tribe’s auto insurance


The Community Transportation worker provides transportation to medical and dental appointments if a community vehicle is available and if all resources (family/friends) have been exhausted.  Works with Community Health Representative to coordinate transports.  Works as part of the health care team including community health and Lower Sioux Health Care Center.


  • High school diploma or successful completion of a GED preferred
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Ability to communicate effectively using cell phone; returning calls
  • Knowledge and experience working with Native American communities, culture and tribal programs
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Must have current driver’s license, reliable personal transportation, proof of current insurance coverage, and insurability under the tribe’s auto insurance policy


  • Manages patient transport schedule; enforces transportation policy
  • Reports health care needs of clients to community health nurse
  • Interfaces with other departments in appropriate manner to facilitate client care
  • Returns patient calls in a timely manner
  • Communicates with care givers as needed
  • Maintains patient confidentiality, privacy and dignity at all times
  • Maintains cleanliness of vehicle and work environment
  • Complies with OSHA standards for safety and infection prevention
  • Supports mission and values of Lower Sioux Health Care Center and Lower Sioux Indian Community
  • Maintains a customer and patient focus
  • Represents Lower Sioux Health Care Center and the Lower Sioux Indian Community in a positive and professional manner at all times.
  • Communicates openly and honestly with providers, leadership and coworkers
  • Follows dress code
  • Acts in a respectful manner and maintain a professional demeanor and presentation at all times
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor

Questions may be directed to:

Lindsay Prescott, RN, PHN

Director of Community Health

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