Senior Care Center Management LLC Certified Transportation Aide-TRNSPT in Texas

Heritage Oaks West Retirement Village (ALF/IL)

Shift: Varies - Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE*:*CERTIFIED TRANSPORTATION AIDE

REPORTS TO*:* ADMINISTRATOR

RESPONSIBILITIES*:*To provide nonemergency transport of mobility-impaired individuals by accommodating wheelchairs, walkers, and strollers and offering safe custom transportation for medical appointments and treatments.

QUALIFICATIONS*:*

  • Must have a current CNA certification
  • Ability to communicate effectively with oral and written instructions in English
  • Must hold a currently valid driver's license as required by the state and have an excellent driving record as verified by the state Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Must be reliable and capable of working independently and remaining calm in case of emergency
  • Current CPR certification preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalency degree
  • Depending on assigned area, knowledge of Spanish would be helpful

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS*:*

  • To assure resident safety
  • Visually Inspects van for any defects and/or vehicle damage; checks operating systems: Brakes, horn, windshield wipers, lights, first-aid kits, emergency flashers and door-opening devices for proper operation before starting trips; validates registration and inspection stickers for vehicle are state compliant; certifies working condition of cellular phone
  • Provides whatever assistance is required for boarding of patient and any caregiver; ensures wheelchair and passenger are properly secured before starting van
  • Upon arrival at medical facility, assists patients in leaving van and reaching proper offices or treatment areas; inspects van to ensure that no personal items have been left behind
  • Provides first-aid or CPR if required during patient transport; immediately notifies emergency personnel and supervisor if skilled assistance is required; completes report at end of day's run
  • Reports traffic accidents immediately to supervisor, requesting police or ambulance service as needed; assists injured persons from first-aid kit until these services arrive; completes company accident report
  • When not transporting residents, driver will report to supervisor for assignments
  • Promotes positive public relations with patients, residents, family members and guests
  • Uses tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations
  • Use appropriate work place behavior and adhere to dress code at all times
  • Other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:*

Have the ability to safely perform movements such as pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, kneeling, reaching and lifting up to 150 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations

WORK CONDITIONS*:*

As assigned; including some weekends evenings and holidays; non-exempt position

AA/EEO/M/F/D/V

JOB TITLE: Certified Transportation Aide-TRNSPT

FACILITY: Heritage Oaks West Retirement Village (ALF/IL)

FULL-TIME/PART TIME: Full-time