Transportation Specialist - Leavenworth County

Midland Care Connection Kansas City , KS 66101

Posted 3 weeks ago

The purpose of this position is to coordinate and provide transportation and assistance with patients/clients, under the supervision of the Transportation Coordinator, in accordance with organization policies and procedures and report patient/client needs and concerns to the supervisor. This position is supervised as designated on the agency organizational chart.

Employment Status: Full-Time

Typical Hours of Employment: 7:30a-4:30pm

Employment Location: Kansas City, KS

Required Application Materials: Online Application

Qualifications

Required: Must possess a valid Kansas Drivers License, in force automobile liability insurance and maintain a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) that meets organizations insurability standard as defined by Midland policy.

Availability of reliable transportation is required for this position. Due to insurance company requirements, must be 25 years of age or older. Must have one year of experience working with a frail (elderly or disabled) population. Must pass a DOT physical and maintain appropriate DOT certification.

Preferred: Any level of WORKReady! certification through the Kansas WorkKeys program (available through any Kansas Workforce Center).

Physical Demands

Must be able to continuously sit, stand and walk, climb stairs, and remain in uncomfortable positions for prolonged periods of time. Must have visual acuity sufficient to continuously note changes in non-verbal communication of patients, families, and others.

Must have hearing acuity sufficient to hear verbal instructions and communication from clients, respond to emergency alarms, and answer the telephone. Must be able to concentrate on moderate details with frequent interruptions, attend to specific functions for 10-25 minutes, remember multiple tasks and assignments over an 8-hour period, and understand and relate specific ideas and concepts. Must be able to deal effectively with stress, patients and their families, multiple tasks, noise, interruptions, and emotional loss, and to work cooperatively with other members of the interdisciplinary team while maintaining a pleasant and professional demeanor.

Must be able to travel to and access patient homes where conditions may be adverse due to weather, environment, or patients lifestyles. The position can be physically demanding. Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. Must be able to bend, squat, and get up and down off the floor without assistance.

Work Environment

Individual must wear appropriate business attire and spends a lot of the time outside. May drive and otherwise have to function in inclement weather.



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