Aveanna Healthcare Shreveport , LA 71101
Posted 6 days ago
Location:Shreveport, LA 71106
Salary:Starting at $12.00 per hour
The Bus Driver is responsible for the safe transportation of children to and from the Pediatric Day Health Centers (PDHC) and on field trips, clean up and maintenance of vehicle and safety requirements.
Essential Job Functions
Safe and timely pick up and drop off of children at their home or designated place, including field trips.
Maintains good relations/communication with the families and the nurse/caregiver assigned to the vehicle.
Maintains mileage/vehicle check log.
Schedules routine vehicle maintenance
Maintains/cleans interior of vehicle and child safety seats
Maintains/cleans exterior of vehicle
Keeps vehicle fueled and operational on a daily basis
Maintains all legal papers, licenses, inspections, etc.
Assist staff in the loading and unloading of the children and equipment
Follows safety procedures at all times while driving
Maintains regular attendance
Attends 80% of staff meetings
Runs errands as needed
Works as a team player and follows appropriate chain of command
Performs all other duties as assigned
High School graduate or equivalent
21 years old or older
Satisfactory motor vehicle record with at least 3 years safe driving experience.
Current CPR certification
Current first aid training
Additional state specific requirements:
Experience with or desire to work with "special needs" children
Professional Driving Experience
Must be able to adhere to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times
Ability to comfortably work in homes of families with limited resources
Ability to remain calm and professional in stressful situations
Strong commitment to excellence
Good communication skills, bother verbal and written
Ability to work as a team player
Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English
Frequent walking, climbing stairs.
Repeated or prolonged standing, bending, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.
Occasional rapid movement and physical agility in response to the spontaneity of children and those patients with neurological impairment.
Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling, up to 25 lbs.
Occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling up to 50 lbs.
Transferring, or repositioning patients, alone or with assistance, for rendering treatment.
Must be able to see and hear to monitor lights, sounds and alarms on equipment.
Must have sufficient strength and manual dexterity to safely operate equipment, including grasping and manipulating small objects.
Must be able to discern changes in temperature or texture by touch.
May be required to provide care while riding/driving in a vehicle.
Must be able to respond to emergency situations in the home or during transport. This may require physical strength, agility, and ability to function under stressful circumstances to evacuate a patient, to provide physical support to the suddenly weak or disabled patient, or to perform one-man CPR for a prolonged period.
Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to communicable disease, latex, or other sources of allergic response and that cannot always be controlled by the employer.
Must be able to wear a TB respirator and other personal protective equipment as needed.
Must not be subject to conditions or unanticipated episodic attacks which render him/her unable to respond to patient needs or to make appropriate and timely medical judgments while solely responsible for medically fragile children.
Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions
Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Aveanna provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Aveanna complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
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As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.