Driver PACE

  • Job Reference: 891892547-2
  • Date Posted: 25 January 2023
  • Employer: Capital Health
  • Location: Bordentown, New Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration and Support, Air Transport, Airport Operations, Business Development & Account Management, Couriers, Delivery & Postal, Coxswains, Ships Masters & Deck Officers, Crane, Hoist & Lift Operators, Customer Service, Defence & Emergency Services, Executive & Management, Finance, Analysis & Reporting, Fleet Management, Forklift & Plant Drivers, Freight, Furniture & Cargo Services, Government & Public Sector, Intelligent Transportation, Public Transport, Rail Transport, Road Transport, Safety & Compliance, Taxi & Personal Travel, Training, Education & Instruction, Transport Planning, Modelling & Design, Truck and Heavy Vehicle Drivers
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Overview:

Provides safe and timely transportation of PACE participants, including transport meals, durable medical equipment, pharmacy, and any other transportation as deemed necessary. Assures overall cleanliness, safety of the vehicle assigned on a daily basis, and communicating any safety issues to the Transportation Manager. CDL with passenger endorsement required.

Responsibilities:
Creates and maintains an atmosphere of warmth to ensure a calm environment throughout the office. Performs all assigned tasks in accordance with established policies and procedures, and as instructed by supervisors. Follows work assignments and work schedules in completing and performing assigned tasks.
Executes assignments in a culture that is shared and collaborative across all divisions within Capital Health PACE. Promotes and maintains collaborative relationships with managers, peers, and customers by effectively fostering a team environment, building consensus and resolving conflicts.
Attends and participates in scheduled training, in-service training, mandatory annual in-service training, and educational classes as required and needed.
Assures safety for the PACE passengers during transport and provides care in a manner which ensures participant satisfaction. Operates equipment safely and in compliance with the vehicle licensing regulations.
Follows assigned schedule and makes adjustments to meet unanticipated changes while considering the needs of the participants and requirements of the PACE center. Communicates all necessary details and changes to the Transportation Manager.
Transports participants to and from medical or specialist appointments and activity outings as requested by the interdisciplinary team via the plan of care. Transports meals, durable medical equipment, pharmaceuticals, and any other items as deemed necessary for the participants.
Provides physical assistance to each participant when needed when boarding and debarking from the vehicles. Handles potential infectious fluids with appropriate biohazard precautions and practices universal precautions.
Maintains the vehicle in a neat and clean condition. Ensures vehicle equipment is maintained and operating within the manufacturer's recommendations. Replaces supplies as needed.
Performs other duties as needed.
Requirements:
High school diploma or GED. Associate's degree preferred.
One year of experience working with the frail or elderly population.
CDL with passenger endorsement.
Has well-developed communication skills, both written and oral, that may be used either in an on-site or virtual environment is required. Able to communicate effectively with individuals and groups representing diverse perspectives.
Proficient in Microsoft product suite (MS Word, Excel, Power Point). Basic knowledge and experience with electronic mail and calendaring system. Knowledge of transportation software systems necessary.
Possesses a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility, and independent decision making abilities with the skills to interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the organization in line with mission, vision, and philosophy of Capital Health PACE.
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