Apria Healthcare

Manager, Branch Logistics

Requisition ID
2018-3057
# of Openings
1
Category
Logistics (Driver Positions)
Full/Part Time
Full-time

Job Summary

Apria Healthcare is one of nation’s leading providers of home healthcare products and services including respiratory therapy, sleep apnea therapy, non-invasive ventilation therapy, enteral nutrition therapy, negative pressure wound therapy and home medical equipment. Headquartered in Lake Forest, California, Apria owns and operates branch locations across the nation and serves more than 1.8 million patients each year. With over $1 Billion in annual revenues, Apria is one of the largest home healthcare companies in the United States. Apria was the first company of its type to obtain voluntary accreditation from The Joint Commission and has been continuously accredited for more than 25 years. For more information, visit www.apria.com.

 

The Manager, Branch Logistics performs, plans, and coordinates the daily activity of all Logistics personnel and functions.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Manages the Logistics department for the branch to ensure timely and accurate delivery of products.
  • Ensures staff compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements including, but not limited to, providing documents for the driver qualification file and abiding by hours of service, daily log, hazardous materials (placarding, training and shipping papers), daily vehicle inspections and reports, and maintenance regulations.
  • Schedules Delivery employees on a daily and on-call basis.
  • Completes daily route preparation. 
  • Assigns additional routes as patient and referral requests are received.  May occasionally perform Delivery employee's responsibilities if there is a temporary shortage of delivery employees.
  • Performs special projects such as researching methods to improve productivity and cut costs in the branch distribution function.
  • May work with Corporate Purchasing on the ordering of special equipment and new products.
  • Troubleshoots problems regarding the shortages of Delivery employee staff, routes, and the loading of equipment. 
  • Monitors and/or maintains close contact with Delivery employees throughout day to ensure routes are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ensures Logistics employees load trucks properly and efficiently.
  • Assists Logistics employees with special orders and equipment.  May assist Logistics employees with the loading of trucks when necessary.
  • Maintains daily vehicle maintenance logs and documentation of incident reports.
  • Maintains proper levels of stock in warehouse to ensure maximum profitability.
  • Performs minor equipment repair and maintenance as required. Maintains files on all equipment.
  • Responds to telephone calls from patients, referral sources, vendors and Delivery employees regarding equipment orders, patient problems and delivery employee incidents. 
  • May need to perform on-call duties as needed.
  • May manage multiple branch locations as needed (dictated by staffing ratios).
  • Performs other duties as required.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Typically supervises a team of supervisors and primarily nonexempt employees.
  • Responsible for hiring, coaching, and performance management of subordinate staff.
  • Ensures that all direct reports and their subordinates are maintaining acceptable performance levels.
  • Conducts Staff meetings regularly to review new business requirements. 

Minimum Required Qualifications

As an EOE/AA employer, Apria Healthcare is committed to providing all applicants and employees with equal access to employment opportunities, regardless of sex, race, age, color, national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.  Apria Healthcare shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. AA/EOE, M/F/Disability and Vet

EEO Statement

As an EOE/AA employer, Apria Healthcare is committed to providing all applicants and employees with equal access to employment opportunities, regardless of sex, race, age, color, national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.  Apria Healthcare shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. AA/EOE, M/F/Disability and Vet

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