Volunteers Of America Montrose , CO 81401
Posted 3 days ago
Come join our awesome team as a Transportation Driver at Senior Community Care of Colorado-Montrose. We are offering generous referral bonuses!!!
Senior Community Care of Colorado PACE is part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization.
Transportation Driver Job Highlights:
Generous "refer a friend" bonus, up to $2,000
403(b) Retirement Plan;
Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs;
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Paid Time Off (Vacation, Holiday & Sick Days)
About the job:
The Transportation Driver is responsible for the safe and timely transportation of Senior Community Care (SCC) participants. Responsible for communicating any safety issue to the Transportation Manager.
Required Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma or equivalent required; Valid Driver's License in state of hire. CDL license within six (6) months of hire required if location utilizes vehicles requiring a CDL license.
Must have a valid driver's license, proof of insurance and have means of transportation
Must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant contact.
Must pass background check and drug screening.
Able to handle information in a confidential manner at all times.
Able to deal professionally and diplomatically with people
Must have good interpersonal skills
Have a minimum of one year experience in working with the frail and elderly population.
Able to read and understand maps and routing information
Knowledge of safety requirements pertaining to the transportation industry.
Requires individual who can coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with participants, caregivers, and co-workers.
Responsible for Senior Community Care passengers during transport, providing care in a manner which ensures participant satisfaction.
Follows assigned schedule, makes adjustments to meet unanticipated changes, while considering the needs of the participant and requirements of the PACE Center. Communicates these changes to dispatch.
Operates equipment safely and in compliance with vehicle licensing regulations.
Maintains and completes daily required records i.e., Pre- and Post-Trip Inspections, gasoline purchases.
Immediately reports to Transportation Manager, any vehicle or cell phone operating problems, malfunction, or incidents out of the ordinary routine.
Transports participants to and from medical/specialist appointments, and activity outings, as requested by the Interdisciplinary Team via the plan of care.
Transports meals, durable medical equipment, pharmacy, and any other items as deemed necessary for participant.
About Senior Community Care of Colorado:
Senior Community Care of Colorado is part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization.
Senior Community Care of Colorado (SCCCO) is a PACE Program (Program of All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly) serving older adults in Montrose and Delta Counties. Our team offers wrap-around care services to meet the unique needs of each of our participants and support them to remain living independently in their homes and communities. Our approach to care is based on our respect for the human spirit and the belief that the right to dignity doesn't diminish with age. Compassion, empathy, personal attention are at the core of how we serve each and every program participant. Unlike other settings, getting to know our participants and building meaningful relationships are key to our success.
SCCCO has centers in Montrose and Delta Counties, surrounded by the breathtaking Colorado scenery. With the plummeting depths of the Black Canyon National Park just to the east, the towering and majestic San Juan Mountains to the south, the expansive Uncompahgre Plateau to the west, and lake-bejeweled Grand Mesa to the north, and an expansive water sports park right in the middle of town, we are literally surrounded by an endless variety of prospects for exploration and adventure. Montrose and Delta County also offer a large variety of shopping and dining options and a full schedule of cultural and community events. To learn more about our communities, visit visitmontrose.com and visitdeltaco.us.
We want our staff to love their job and offer flexible work schedules and a comprehensive benefits package that support a healthy and active work-life balance. SCCCO is Great Place to Work-Certified!
In our 2022 Great Place to Work survey, employees said their work has a special meaning: this is not "just a job".
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