The Resident Transporter is responsible for transporting residents in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with current federal and state standards, guidelines and regulations, our established policies and procedures and, as directed by supervisors. Works collaboratively to support the Mission and Values of SCBMA.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Transport residents and equipment in vehicles, wheelchairs or walking, assist with boarding and exiting and securing wheelchairs and safety belts as required
Prepare vehicle(s) for operation by performing pre-trip safety inspection. Monitor the ongoing condition of vehicle(s) during operation and ensure the vehicle(s) left clean and orderly
Identify and report malfunctioning equipment immediately
Assist residents during admission and discharge, providing physical assistance
Schedule and manage resident scheduled appointments. Ensure that scheduled appointments are followed as outlined by the organization policies and procedures.
Inform family/responsible person of upcoming appointments
Coordinate transport with residents insurance and/or any transport service
Transport residents to appointments, assisting into and out of vehicles
Communicate information between physicians, residents and health care staff, as appropriate
Responsible for orders from physician, supplies and prescriptions
Report all accidents/incidents immediately
Ensure compliance with all regulations from DHEC, Fire and Safety, OSHA, Labor Laws, etc. and adhere to HIPAA confidentiality standards and Residents Rights.
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
High School Diploma (or GED) preferred
1+ years experience in health care, long term care or working with the frail or elderly preferred
Valid SC drivers license and 3 year clean driving record, ability to drive activities bus
Understanding of physical and psychological effects of the aging process and ability to be respectful and tactful with potential clients, residents, family members, visitors, medical professionals and general public.
Positive service-oriented interpersonal and communication skills required
Compassion for and desire to work with the elderly
Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to safely transport and transfer residents
Current first aid and CPR certification
Good communication skills
Time oriented, dependable
Committed to 100% customer satisfaction
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Full range of body motion with intermittent activities in walking, sitting, lifting, bending, squtting, climbing, kneeling, twisting and standing.
Ability to lift 50 pounds or more
Must have corrected vision and hearing in the normal range
Exposure to biological agents such as viruses and other microbes
Occasional work during off hours including weekends, nights or holidays
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an at will relationship.
South Carolina Baptist Ministries Of Aging