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Transportation Driver

Company: Midwest Health
Location: Auburn
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The health and wellbeing of our staff members and residents is our number one priority. Our community is strictly following the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and has restricted community access in accordance with state and local health agency direction. Our infectious disease protocols include but are not limited to: * Screening staff members at the beginning and part way through each shift. * All staff members are wearing face masks at all times while inside the community. * Staff members have access to PPE including gloves, face masks, face shields, and gowns, if ever needed. * Our community is utilizing telemedicine as much as possible. This ensures our residents are getting the care they need with as little risk of exposure as possible. * As always, we are committed to transparency and will make all staff, residents, and families aware of any COVID-19 positive cases at our communities. Job Summary The Transportation Driver provides resident's transportation to and from appointments and/or activities in a safe and courteous manner at all times. Duties and Responsibilities: * Comply with the Community's personnel, safety and corporate policies and procedures. * Comply with the nursing department's policies and procedures. * Report witnessed allegations of resident abuse/neglect immediately to the Executive Director. * Treat residents, family members, visitors, and team members with dignity and respect. * Maintain the confidentiality of all resident and family information. * Report to work on time and as scheduled. * Secure passengers' wheelchairs to restraining devices to stabilize during transport. * Assist residents in wheelchairs. Assist disabled passengers into and out of vehicle. * Time management, creating routes that will accommodate appointments and activities. * Communicate with Executive Director and Nursing Department upon disruption of service. * Cleans and services vehicle with fuel. * Report all vehicle repairs and any unsafe or hazardous concerns immediately to the Executive Director. * Per Executive Director, assisting with CNA or Maintenance duties is expected between appointments/activities. * Be flexible and available for special occasions, holidays and weekends. * Must be 'on-call' during scheduled days, if unable to be on-call, a replacement is required. Job Requirements: * Must have a CNA license that is in good standings with the State. * High school diploma or GED required. * Must have basic computer skills. * If required to operate a motor vehicle for business purposes, must successfully complete the requirements contained in Community's Motor Vehicles policy. * Must be 21 years of age to drive company vehicles. * Must be over the age of 25 and under the age of 70 to operate a 15-passenger vehicle. * Must have a current CDL to operate a 16+ passenger vehicle. * Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. * Must be able to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary. * Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations. * Must be able to perform the essential position functions of the job with, or without reasonable accommodation. * Must be able to meet the general health requirements set forth by State regulations and Company policy which may include medical and physical examinations. * Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds to a minimum height of 3 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such a weight a minimum distance of 4 feet.

Keywords: Midwest Health, Topeka , Transportation Driver, Professions , Auburn, Kansas

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