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Route Delivery Driver

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Baxter Healthcare

Job Summary

Full Time
Posted on
March 14, 2019
Baxter Healthcare
Birmingham, AL
Years of Experiences
< 1
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education Level
High School or equivalent

About Baxter Healthcare

A career that matters. We are committed to providing an engaging, rewarding work experience that reflects the passion our employees bring to our mission of saving and sustaining lives. Our company fosters a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees are encouraged to learn, grow and innovate, while making a meaningful difference for millions of people around the world. Inspired by our mission, we continue to shape medicine with breakthroughs in essential products that expand access to care, enhance care quality and improve patient and provider satisfaction. We hire a range of talented and driven individuals with diverse skill sets and backgrounds, from scientists and researchers to industry professionals in manufacturing, engineering and technology, law, marketing and sales, among others. Learn more below about pursuing a career that matters at Baxter. jobs.baxter.comī¤§

Contact name
Chad Russell

Job description

About Baxter

Baxter International Inc. provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; bio surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company's global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter's employees worldwide are building upon the company's rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.



This position requires the incumbent to safely operate an 18 to 24 foot commercial vehicle and to deliver dialysis solution to a diverse home patient base and to dialysis centers. Home patient deliveries consist of delivering dialysis solution, rotation of stock, and order accuracy assurance with occasional order pick-ups and returns.


This position is physically demanding and requires the incumbent to make deliveries in challenging locations as our customer base resides in urban and rural localities. Home deliveries will require the incumbent to deliver up to, and at times in excess of, 45 cases per delivery.


The incumbent will work closely with multiple levels of the supply chain; including but not limited to, dialysis patients, regional office staff, customer service team, and healthcare professionals.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities. 

  • Responsible for the safe delivery and pick up of dialysis products to home kidney dialysis patients and dialysis centers.

  • Responsibilities include driving an 18 to 24 foot straight truck, delivering supplies inside residential homes, rotating stock, inventory checks, and pick up and return of supplies.

  • Physical Environment:

  • Working environment encompasses all areas of a distribution center, tractor trailer, patient homes, and dialysis centers

  • Repetitive lifting and moving of cases weighing up to 50 pounds

  • Frequent entering and exiting of vehicle

  • Frequent bending, crouching, twisting, reaching, grasping, climbing, and balancing

  • Frequent kneeling, squatting and wrist turning



  • Pass DOT drug test and physical

  • Pass background check

  • Pass Industrial Capabilities Test

  • Must be able to perform multiple day routes that include overnight travel

  • Must be able to obtain License for Material handling equipment

  • Training and test performed by Baxter trained instructors

  • Must be able to use multiple pieces of equipment to perform duties including but not limited to loading and unloading vehicles


Essential Requirements:

  • Follow all safety rules for equipment use and driving outlined by Baxter and DOT

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Superior organizational skills

  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technology

  • Maintain driver HOS log using Electronic Logging Device (ELD)

  • Must be able to properly maintain HOS log manually in event ELD is not available

  • Must understand and comply with  all DOT rules and requirements

  • Ability to adequately distinguish colors to identify product labels

  • Ability to effectively work with a diverse customer base (internal and external)

  • Good computer skills essential to maintain required online training

  • Must be professional, courteous, and self-motivated

  • Must possess effective problem resolution skills

  • Must be able to meet physical demand of position

  • Prior inside delivery experience a plus

  • Safely operate material handling equipment such as lift gates, ramps, pallet jacks, walkie rider, Liftkar (stair climbers)

  • Work productively and effectively in extreme cold and/or extreme heat

  • Must be able to work overtime on short notice

  • Perform other duties as necessary


A Career That Matters

Baxter’s employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Reasonable Accommodations
Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.