The overall purpose of the Van Driver is to transport residents to appointments and outings.
The specific responsibilities of this position are described in the Essential Functions
Valid TX driver's license
Must be 25 or older
State certification as a nursing assistant is preferred
Highly developed observation skills are desirable.
Functional literacy in English is required.
Excellent driving record
Tolerance, patience, empathy and concern are desirable.
The following represents the essential functions of this job to be used to determine if an individual with a physical or mental impairment can perform these functions with or without reasonable accommodation. The other functions listed may be required of all other staff in the position.
All essential functions should be reviewed with the Supervisor every six month and new goals established if results are not meeting expectations.
This description has been prepared to assist in evaluating various classes of responsibilities, skills, and working conditions. It indicates the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of positions given this classification. It is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities. Nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. Nothing contained herein is intended or shall be construed to create or constitute a contract of employment between any employee or group of employees and the Employer. The Employer retains and reserves any and all rights to change, modify, amend, add to or delete from any section of this document as it deems, in its judgment, to be proper
This is the primary driver for the skilled nursing facility, working with the elderly and rehabilitation patients, primarily pickup and delivery to physicians' offices and hospitals and dialysis, locally.
Act as a positive representative of the facility. Work with the community using tact and understanding with nursing personnel as well as the caregivers and family members of the residents served.
Secures passengers' wheelchairs to restraining devices to stabilize wheelchairs during trip. Be physically able to handle and assist the handicapped resident in wheelchairs. Assists disabled passengers into and out of vehicle.
Assist all other departments in deliveries and pick-up and delivery of other related work items, i.e., dentures, x-rays, pharmaceuticals, U.S. mail drop-off, etc.
Support medical records department in deliveries and pick-up of medical records and physician orders. All documents will be maintained within HIPPA guidelines.
Communicates with Administrator upon disruption of service.
Cleans and services vehicle with fuel, lubricants, and accessories. Report all vehicle repairs, and / or any unsafe or hazardous situations immediately to your supervisor.
Be flexible and available for special occasions, and special schedules.
Must be able to perform moderate to heavy lifting
Attends in-service training programs.
Performs incidental housekeeping or maintenance tasks as may be required to maintain a clean, hazard-free environment for residents, visitors, and staff.
Performs other duties/tasks as may be assigned
Maintains confidentiality of department, resident, employee information, communication, and documentation as well as compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations.
Maintain compliance with Daybreak's Compliance program and plan.
Adhere to the Daybreak Code of Conduct
These duties are not all-inclusive but provide minimum performance expectations and will be reviewed in the performance process.