The primary responsibility of your job position is to load, transport, and unload residents for medical appointments and activity outings in accordance with all laws and regulations. Reports to Administrator and the Director of Activities.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist passengers with the on-boarding and off-boarding of vehicle
Transport passengers to and from destination at assigned times or in case of emergency
Provide customer service and friendly interactions with all passengers
Must complete pre-inspections before us of vehicle
Must clean van each night, removing daily debris
Must clean van, inside and out, on a weekly basis
Must monitor regular maintenance (i.e. oil changes, tire rotations)
Must practice dependable, regular attendance
Perform all other duties, as assigned.
Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent.
Must have valid driver’s license or valid commercial driver’s license in current state as applicable.
Must be insurable by the company.
Must possess CNA certification.
Prior experience in healthcare or geriatrics preferred but not necessary
None. On-the-job training provided.
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public
Must be a supportive team member
Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents
Must be able to lead, transport, and unload residents
Must be able to communicate and function in and interdisciplinary team
Must be able to demonstrate excellent people skills and organizational skills
Must be well groomed, clean shaven (i.e., no beards, long hair, visible facial rings / piercings, tattoos)
Job training: how long it usually takes to competently perform this job when the incumbent has the minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities, work experience and/or education:
up to 3 monthsup to 6 monthsup to 1 year1 -2 years3 - 5 years5+ years
Works primarily in vehicle as well as throughout facility (i.e., activities room, residents’ rooms)
Involved with residents, associates, and staff under all conditions and circumstances
Subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, associates, etc
May be assigned to other appropriate positions as necessary
Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends, when necessary.
Is subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).
Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the workday, as well as reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants.
Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.
May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS
Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility.
Must be able to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations
Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, and move intermittently during working hours
Must be able to lift 50 lbs floor to waist, lift 10 lbs waist to shoulder, lift and carry 50 lbs, and push/pull 50 lbs
- Pay Type Hourly
- Employment Indicator Regular