The Adult Day Program (ADP) van driver will provide transportation and specialized assistance to ADP clients. This position reports to the Administrator of the Adult Day Program. The position may also provide occasional transportation to support field trips of the Rose Centers or other BRIA activity. Split Work Schedule (25 hours per week): Monday-Friday 7-9:30a/2:30-5p.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The following description is a general representation of the key duties and responsibilities of the position.
Perform minor repairs such as adjusting or replacing windshield wipers or blades and boosting batteries in emergencies with authorization from the Administrator;
Keep outside and inside of transportation vehicle clean. This includes sweeping and cleaning in between transportation of clients, washing seats or mopping down inside of vehicle as needed;
Perform job responsibilities in accordance to established BRIA and ADP policies and procedures;
Complete and submit all daily documentation including but not limited to: daily maintenance check, daily mileage and attendance log, daily van driver assignment sheet, driver manifest - pickup & drop off;
Provide transportation to and/or from one destination to another as scheduled by ADP staff coordinating transportation routes;
Follow protocol of calling client's home number (and/or call ADP staff before leaving and continuing to the next home) when there is no response during a pick-up;
Physically assists older adults into and out of the transportation vehicle;
Account for all clients before departing from one destination to another;
Assist in transferring client to and from their home only if leaving the remaining clients unattended does not create any safety issues;
Ensure that clients enter their home safely before leaving;
Report to the Administrator any vehicle damage or abuse, need for maintenance or repair, or signs of deterioration of transportation vehicle;
Work with the Administrator to ensure vehicle receives proper preventive maintenance and scheduled maintenance;
Operate a wheelchair lift in accordance with established policies;
Complete and submits legible daily driver manifest reports indicating passengers, destinations and departure and arrival times;
Work within assigned schedules, receiving supervisor approval for any additional hours;
Provide transportation services to Rose Centers for field trips as assigned by the Administrator.
Complete and submits van trip request forms at conclusion of trip;
Comply with documentation requirements and Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection requirements.
Specific knowledge, training or skills required to perform the duties of this position including specific courses, training programs or required certifications.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position.
High school diploma or equivalent required;
Previous experience working with cognitively and functionally impaired older adults and their caregivers and/or families preferred;
CPR and first aid certifications required;
Must have excellent verbal, written, mathematical and electronic communication skills;
Demonstrate proficiency in use of computer programs Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel;
Attention to detail and accuracy in routine documentation;
Must comply with the minimum requirements for a non-emergency medical transportation service;
Must have held a current and valid State of Ohio Driver's license for at least two years and have fewer than six points issued under Chapter 4506 or 4507 of the Revised Code;
Demonstrated proficiency in use of cell/smart phone, GPS and other wireless electronic devices;
Must obtain a signed statement from a licensed physician acting within the scope of the physician's practice that states that the driver has no medical or physical condition, including an incurable vision impairment that may impair safe driving, passenger assistance, emergency treatment, or the health and welfare of a consumer or the general public.
Essential Physical Demands and Working Environment
(The physical demands and work environment described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.)
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to, stand, sit; talk, hear, reach, stoop, kneel, and use hands and fingers to operate a vehicle;
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus;
Light to moderate lifting is required, up to 25 pounds;
Able to perform general office activities, inclusive of required daily documentation.
Ability to uphold the stress of travelling;
Regular, predictable attendance is required;
Moderate noise (ie traffic);
Ability to work in a confined area;
Ability to sit in a vehicle for an extended period of time;
Work environment is stressful at times.