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Facility: Senior Care Center
Department: SCC Administration
Schedule: Part Time
Shift: Varied Shifts
Hours:
Job Details:
  • High School/GED
  • Valid Colorado Driver's License
  • POSITION PURPOSE

    The main purpose of this position is to safely and efficiently transport clients within the City of Gunnison to various appointments and/or activities as directed by the dispatcher.

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

    Education: Must possess as a minimum a high school diploma or equivalent.  Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.

    Experience: Previous driving experience preferred. 

    Licenses/Certification: Must have a current valid Colorado Drivers License.  Must be trained in transfers and first aid upon hire.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    • Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language in an understandable manner.
    • Is willing to work beyond normal working hours, on weekends or holidays as needed.
    • May be required to work temporarily in other departments during slower times of the day.  Departments include but are not limited to: EVS, Facilities and Life Enrichment.
    • Transport clients from their homes or a common location as assigned by route schedule or by Dispatch; trip types include, but are not limited to:  medical appointments, shopping trips, meal-sites or other locations that assist clients and fosters independent living; follow established procedures. 
    • Drive safely and with discretion over the most direct route as scheduled.  Keep in close contact with dispatcher for schedule changes and return pick-up assignments.  Alter records to reflect approved changes.
    • Inform supervisor or, as necessary, the Administrator, regarding any problems or concerns that may arise.
    • Follow established procedures for vehicle inspection and care, cleanliness, and maintenance.  Report need for repairs according to established program procedures.  Insure that proper signs are posted in vehicle.    
    • In the event of an accident, incident or emergency, the driver will contact the dispatcher immediately.  Driver will follow through on all accidents, incidents and emergencies according to established procedures.    
    • Prepare and submit comprehensive, accurate monthly reports according to established procedures.
    • Communicate the additional needs of clients to Supervisor so that a referral can be made to the appropriate staff member(s).
    • Meet with dispatcher to discuss and review schedule efficiency, as needed.   Discuss schedule conflicts or concerns with the dispatcher and/or Transportation Supervisor on an on-going manner to increase operational efficiencies.
    • Attend all assigned meetings.
    • Attends and participates in continuing educational programs.
    • Must have some understanding of the social, psychological, and recreational needs of the aged.
    • Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel, and support agencies.
    • Participates in drills and emergency response training
    • May be called in for GVH disaster response.
    • Other duties as assigned.



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