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Senior Total Life Center - Driver

Company: Kintegra Health
Location: Gastonia
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Driver Summary of Position (Senior TLC Transportation)Under the supervision of the Transportation Coordinator, is responsible for the direct transportation of physically limited passengers to and from their destinations. Position requires constant interaction with caregivers and community agencies.Education: High School Diploma or GED;Experience: Must be 18 years old and have a minimum of 1 year of experience working with the frail elderly population.Certification(s)/Licensure: Valid NC Driver's License with good driving record with a minimum of no major moving violationsSpecial Training: Must be able to work effectively in a team environment and operate handicap accessible vehicles. Only act within the scope of his or her authority to practice. Meet a standardized set of competencies for the specific position description established by Senior TLC and approved by CMS before working independently and yearly thereafter.Immunizations: Be medically cleared for communicable diseases and have all immunizations up-to-date before engaging in direct participant contactKey Responsibilities Effectively communicates with participants, families, staff and other agencies and departments.Is trained to drive all variety of vehicles that are included in the organization's transportation fleet with the understanding may drive any type of vehicle upon the instruction of Transportation Coordinator and/or designee.Drives a specially equipped van to deliver physically limited persons to varied destinations. Assures that wheelchair lifts and tie down equipment are properly operated and that participants are delivered to appointments in a timely manner.Follows established schedules, adjusts schedules to meet unanticipated changes, and determines the safest and most efficient pick-up and delivery routes. The Transportation Coordinator and/or Transportation Support Specialist must approve all adjustments in schedules/routes.Assists participants on and off vans using proper safety techniques in a courteous manner. Demonstrates the proper use, care, and storage of durable medical equipment at all times.Must assist participants to and from their residence using appropriate safety measures related to the participant's fall risk. Must provide door-to-door service ensuring participant exits residence safely and enters residence safely prior to leaving the residence.Responds to emergencies appropriately.Inspects van and maintains it in a clean, orderly and safe condition. Reports the need for maintenance. Completes daily maintenance check off sheet and submits to Transportation Coordinator or designee as assigned.Maintains proper documentation of fuel receipts as instructed by Transportation Coordinator and/or designee.Participates as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team as requested. Attends staff meetings and takes part in participant care planning as requested. Communicates any changes in participant condition to appropriate team members.Completes documentation as required.Maintains a safe driving record as evidenced by retaining a North Carolina driver's license. Valid driver's license will be verified annually.Must be able to meet all physical requirements of the position to include standing, bending, reaching, pulling, pushing, squatting, and walking for intermittent periods.Other duties as assigned.Benefits:--- Monday - Friday 8a-5p--- Weekends, evenings, and holidays off--- 10 paid holidays per year--- Paid Time Off (Take time when you need it!)--- Excellent Insurance--- So much more!Kintegra Health Core Requirements1. Patient First - An approach to care that holds primary, the well-being and desires of the patient2. Build not Blame - Focusing first on finding fault with the process rather than the person3. Integrity and Honesty - Fostering an acceptance of openness, honesty, and fairness in words, deeds and the use of organizational resources judiciously for both internal and external customers4. Cooperation and Flexibility - Related to an internal believe that we function as part of an interdependent team with only shared gains or losses thereby committed to assisting whenever possible beyond the prerequisite job description5. Culturally Sensitive - Always working toward increasing one's ability to understand, communicate with, effectively interact and care for people across cultures, while having an acute awareness of one's own culture.Kintegra Health has implemented Covid-19 protocols for our current employees and new hires. We are committed to improving our society. For further information please reach out to Recruiting at We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. PI208137824

Keywords: Kintegra Health, Gastonia , Senior Total Life Center - Driver, Professions , Gastonia, North Carolina

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