Full Time Driver

Job Summary 

Under the general supervision of the Transportation Coordinator, the Driver is responsible for the direct transportation of physically limited passengers to and from their destinations. Position requires constant interaction with caregivers and community agencies.

Specifications 

Education and Special Training:  High school degree, or equivalent.

Experience:  At least 1 year experience transporting individuals with special mobility needs; 1 year experience working with the frail or elderly; Excellent driving record. Upon employment, defensive driving course; First Aid and CPR are required.

Licensure, Registry or Certification Required:  Valid NC driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively in a team environment. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; possess the ability to maintain composure during stressful situations; Ability to only act within the scope of his or her authority to practice. Must meet a standardized set of competencies for the specific position description established by PACE of Guilford and Rockingham Counties and approved by CMS before working independently.

With or without reasonable accommodations the candidate must also demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to bend and/or stoop frequently.
  • Have independent mobility in order to climb stairs and walk distances.
  • Lift and position patients of all weights and heights utilizing correct body mechanics.
  • Lift and carry pieces of durable medical equipment.
  • Lift and transport at least 50 pounds during the course of providing care, treatment and or services.
  • Utilize correct body mechanics to transfer, lift and position participants.
  • Read, write and speak in English.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Hear spoken communication;
  • See medical records and various documents clearly;
  • Use various forms of communication including but not limited to telephone, computer, faxes, etc.
  • Ability to perform repetitive hand/wrist movements.
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.