Covenant Health

Job Title
Ambulance Operator
Claiborne Medical Center
Department Name



Ambulance Operator 

PRN/OCC, Hours Vary


About Claiborne Medical Center

Claiborne Medical Center, a member of Knoxville-based Covenant Health, offers a full range of medical services including emergency care, general and orthopedic surgery, rehabilitation, and diagnostic services. Our radiology services are certified by the American College of Radiology in Computerized Tomography (CT), Mammography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Nuclear Medicine, and Ultrasound. Claiborne also provides skilled and long-term care through Claiborne Health and Rehabilitation Center. Our team of physicians and staff is dedicated to putting our patients first, every day.  For more information, visit


Position Summary:

Drives and operates Ambulances to transport seriously ill or injured people from their homes or accident sites to hospitals. Transfers non-emergency and elderly patients from one location to another and may assist the EMT’s /Paramedic’s with moving patients on stretchers.


Recruiter: Whitney Mocsari || || 865-374-5384


  • Drives an ambulance as quickly and safely as possible to transport patients to hospital or other locations.
  • Assists patients onto gurneys and loading them into the ambulance.
  • Removes and replaces soiled linens and equipment to maintain sanitary conditions. Replaces supplies and disposable items on ambulances.
  • Inspects assigned ambulance before each shift, to ensure driving readiness, and reports any needed repairs.
  • Checks the first aid and medical supplies inventory levels before each shift ensuring the ambulance is well-stocked.
  • Maintains required driving logs and daily run tickets with necessary billing and tracking information such as patients name, address, travel times mileage and services performed.
  • Reports accident facts to medical personnel and police offices, when necessary.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education:           

None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a HS diploma or GED.


Minimum Experience:         

Minimum of two years’ driving experience. Preference may be given to individuals currently enrolled in an Emergency Medical Technicians Certification program.


Licensure Requirement:      

Must have and maintain a valid Tennessee driver’s license Class F and state mandated minimum insurance coverage. Driving record must meet Covenant Health minimum standards at the date of hire and throughout employment tenure. CPR required.


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