Driver Assisted Living
De Vore Recruiting
WALNUT CREEK, California
1d ago

Job Description

Basic Purpose of Driver Assisted Living Skilled Nursing for Position :

The purpose of the Driver for Assisted Living Skilled Nursing is provide safe, reliable transportation for residents to medical appointments, required social errands, planned activities, and special events.

Employment Classification : Non-Exempt

Professional Requirements

  • Current class C Driver’s Licensed with clean DMV record.
  • Position Requirements for Driver of Assisted Living Skilled Nursing

  • Must possess good organizational skills with an attention to timeliness.
  • Must possess the ability to read, write and communicate verbally in English.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with customers including residents, family members, visitors, facility employees, government agencies / personnel and the general public.
  • Must possess the ability to work harmoniously with other personnel.
  • Must possess a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility and the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility.
  • Must commit to the Mission and Core Values of the organization.
  • Reports To : Concierge or Administrator for Assisted Living or Skilled Nursing

    Duties and Responsibilities Driver Assisted Living Skilled Nursing

  • Must commit to the Mission and Core Values of the organization and promote facility in a positive manner.
  • Pick up and drop off residents at predetermined times and locations.
  • Maintain a record of residents who are dropped off and picked up to assure that the location of residents is known at all times.
  • Provide to each resident using the transportation services a business card or other document detailing instructions and the number to call in the event their transportation requirements change.
  • Communicate the van location with the Concierge / Receptionist by way of the cellular phone (only when the van is parked).
  • Check with residents who are being dropped off for physician appointments to make sure they have a Physician Visit form to be completed by the MD.
  • When picking up a resident from a medical appointment make sure the resident has the Physician Visit form completed.

  • Maintain the vehicle in good operating condition. Notify the Maintenance Supervisor of any suspected needs for service.
  • Never drive the vehicle if it is in an unsafe condition.
  • Complete the pre-trip inspection of the vehicle prior to each use. Document the results of the inspection.
  • Assist residents in getting on or off the van as necessary. Obtain additional help as needed.
  • Carry out other duties as assigned by supervisor to ensure smooth operation of the program and to meet the residents’ needs.
  • Physical Demands of Position for Driver Assisted Living Skilled Nursing

    The essential functions of this position require the following physical abilities :

  • Standing and / or walking occasionally. Sitting frequently.
  • Using hands to finger, handle or feel very frequently.
  • Reaching with hands and arms very frequently, pushing / pulling very frequently.
  • Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling very frequently.
  • Talking and / or hearing frequently.
  • Tasting and / or smelling frequently.
  • Close, distance, color, peripheral, and depth perception in vision; ability to adjust focus.
  • Risks / Exposure / Limitations Assisted Living or Skilled Nursing

  • May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.
  • May be subject to frequent interruptions.
  • May be subject to call-back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).
  • May be subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, personnel, and visitors.
  • May be subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.
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