Riverside PACE, located in Newport News, VA is currently seeking Drivers to join their team.
PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly) is a community-based program which provides patients with all necessary health services while they stay in their homes. It covers many different types of services including a day center, personal care in the home, home based emergency response system, transportation to appointments, delivery of medical supplies, therapy, as well as inpatient services.
JOB SUMMARY: Works under the supervision of the Transportation Manager to provide safe and timely transportation to PACE participants to and from their destination utilizing the PACE Center vans. Requires a valid Driver's License with a five (5) year safe driving record. Also responsible for keeping the van clean and well maintained, as well as preparing and maintaining transportation logs and records. Responsible for ensuring regular maintenance is completed on designated van and any vehicle operating problems, malfunctions or incidents are addressed. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to providing service to frail elderly participants according to assigned responsibilities and Riverside PACE standards.
EDUCATION: High school graduate or equivalent required. Knowledge of Virginia motor vehicle laws and regulations.
LICENSURE: Valid Driver's License with 5 years safe driving record required and maintained throughout employment. CPR certification and First Aide required before working independently/unsupervised with participants and must be maintained throughout employment.
EXPERIENCE: At least one year's experience working with the frail and elderly population required. One or more years of experience in the field of transportation required. Experience transporting persons with special mobility needs highly desired.
HOURS: Primarily day shift Monday through Friday and rotating weekends. Must be able to work evenings hours as needed.
**Please indicate experience working with the senior population and number of years on your application and resume to be considered for this position**