Piedmont Health Services, Inc.
  • PACE Burlington - PACE Burlington Transportation
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Driver (PACE)

 1 Part-Time  (24 hours/week) 

Piedmont Health Seniorcare - Burlington

 

JOB SUMMARY

The primary responsibility of the Driver is to transport the physically limited passengers to and from their destinations. This position requires constant interaction with caregivers and community agencies; this positon also performs patient care activities and assistance with personal care needs as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience: High school degree or equivalent. 1 year experience transporting or caring for individuals with special mobility needs or impaired adults.

  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Must be able to operate handicap-accessible vehicles
  • Must meet a standardized set of competencies for the specific position description established by PHSC and approved by CMS before working independently.

Type of Employees Supervised: None.

Licensure, Registry or Certification Required: Valid NC Driver's License and an acceptable three-year motor vehicle record as defined by the Acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Chart. 

Immunizations:  Be medically cleared for communicable diseases and have all immunizations up-to-date prior to beginning employment. 

 

PATIENT POPULATION SERVED

Adult Geriatric

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORKING CONDITIONS

Hearing: Adequate to perform job duties in person and over the telephone.

 

Speaking: Must be able to communicate clearly to medical providers, patients and multiple personnel in person and over the telephone.

 

Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screens. Must meet certification by colorblind standards.

 

Other: Will be working with potentially hazardous chemicals, exposure to patient body fluids.

Requires frequent lifting and carrying items weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted.

Requires frequent bending, reaching, and repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting, with some heavy lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular work shift. Requires exposure to communicable diseases and/or bodily fluids.

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