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Driver - Passengers

Location : San Francisco, CA
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : 2392
Required Years of Experience : 1
Required Education : High school or equivalent
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services

Job Description :

Driver - Healthcare Passengers




The Driver provides transportation, delivery, and escort services for Participants enrolled in the Program.




·       Assists in planning daily transportation routes and planning and coordinating the most efficient use of vehicles.


·       Safely transports Participants to and from the Center on their scheduled attendance days in compliance with CA Department of Motor Vehicles licensing regulations.


·       Transports Participants to and from physician or other medical appointments, as requested 


·       Transports supplies and equipment to and from the Participant’s home or other community locations, as requested


·       Helps Participants safely board and disembark the van, as informed by the Interdisciplinary Team’s Care Plan.


·       Ensures passenger safety including proper use of safety belts and wheelchair tie downs.


·       Maintains the first aid kit in the vehicle, replacing supplies as they are used, or nearing expiration.


·       Keeps the interior and exterior of vehicles in neat and clean condition.


·       Maintains accurate daily records, vehicle maintenance records, and supports vehicle maintenance appointments.


·       Immediately reports any vehicle operating problems, malfunctions, or incidents.


·      Establishes a positive rapport with participants, participants’ family members, and other members of the the care team and network providers.


·       Remains up to date with employment and job requirements for drivers including licensure.


 


Required Qualifications :

Required:


·       High school diploma or equivalent


·       Valid CA Driver’s license (no violations within the last 5 years)


·       Must have a flexible schedule, with occasional work on weekends.


·       Current BLS and First Aid required or must be obtained within 3 months of hire


·       Excellent customer service skills.




Preferred


·       At least one (1) year of experience transporting passengers.


·       Knowledge of proper body mechanics for assisting seniors and persons with mobility limitations


·       One-year experience with the elderly. Knowledge of working with special needs populations, including individuals with Dementia.




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