Van Driver at Volunteers of America - National Services

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Location: Montrose, Colorado





Job Description:

Senior Community Care of Colorado, Montrose




Senior Community Care of CO, Montrose is part of the PACE program. PACE provides all-inclusive care for the elderly in the comfort of their home and at our PACE centers.



Work-life balance:Our community offers flexible Monday - Friday schedules with only occasional weekends required.



Van Driver



The Van Driver is responsible for the safe and timely transportation of Senior CommUnity Care (SCC) participants. Responsible for communicating any safety issue to the Transportation Coordinator.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
:


  • Responsible for Senior CommUnity Care passengers during transport, providing care in a manner which ensures participant satisfaction.

  • Follows assigned schedule, makes adjustments to meet unanticipated changes, while considering the needs of the participant and requirements of the PACE Center. Communicates these changes to dispatch.

  • Operates equipment safely and in compliance with vehicle licensing regulations.

  • Maintains and completes daily required records i.e., Pre- and Post-Trip Inspections, gasoline purchases.

  • Immediately reports to Transportation Coordinator, any vehicle or cell phone operating problems, malfunction, or incidents out of the ordinary routine.

  • Transports participants to and from medical/specialist appointments, and activity outings, as requested by the Interdisciplinary Team via the plan of care.

  • Transports meals, durable medical equipment, pharmacy, and any other items as deemed necessary for participant.

  • Provides physical assistance to each participant when needed as he/she boards and debarks from the program's vehicles.

  • Maintains the vehicle in a neat and clean condition. Ability to use automated car wash.

  • Ensures vehicle equipment is maintained and operating within manufactures recommendations, replacing supplies as needed.

  • Functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team when appropriate.

  • Communicates with Transportation Coordinator daily to be updated on participant conditions/ changes, plan of care changes, or Interdisciplinary Team requests.

  • Follows all Senior CommUnity Care policies and procedures and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety guidelines.

  • Maintains the confidentiality of all company procedures, results, and information about participants, clients or families.

  • Handles potentially infectious specimens with appropriate biohazard precautions, and practices Universal Precautions.

  • Participates in and supports Quality Improvement Initiatives.

  • Participates in continuing education classes and any required staff and training meetings. Maintains any required certifications or licenses.

  • Performs other duties as required or requested.



  • Monday-Friday 7:30 AM-4:30 PM (OccasionalWeekends)




    Compensation: $15.60-$18.35



    Job Requirements:



    Experience: Have a minimum of one year experience in working with the frail elderly.



    QUALIFICATIONS:



    • Must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant contact.

    • Must have a valid Colorado driver's license, proof of insurance and have means of transportation.


    Education: High school diploma or equivalent required; CDL license within six (6) months of hire required if location utilizes vehicles requiring a CDL license.


    At VOANS, we celebrate sharing, encouraging and embracing diversity. Equal employment opportunities are available to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that blending individual strengths and unique personal differences nurtures and supports our organizations' shared commitment to our mission and creates an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to do their personal best.


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    Job Snapshot




    Employee Type

    Full-Time



    Location

    Montrose, CO



    Job Type

    Health Care, Nonprofit - Social Services, Transportation



    Experience

    Not Specified



    Date Posted

    06/09/2022


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