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Providence Shuttle Driver, Full-Time Days: M-F, 8am-4:30pm , PACE - Everett, WA *Up to $3,000 Hiring Bonus* in Seattle, Washington

Description

Providence is calling a Driver to Providence ElderPlace (Central Transportation, Day Shift, M-F: 8am-4:30pm 1.0 FTE) in Everett, Washington supporting Snohomish County. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

The Driver will be responsible for providing safe transportation to participants in a timely, competent manner, and for communicating important information relevant to the overall care plan to the multidisciplinary team. The position is critical to setting the tone and desired experience that PEPS expects for each participant on trips to the Center and other appointments.

In this position you will:

  • Responsible for van and passengers during transport, providing care in a manner which assures participant satisfaction and retention.

  • Operate equipment safely and in compliance with vehicle licensing regulations.

  • Escort participant to and from home, Center, and appointments safely, courteously, and in a caring manner; report any participant or caregiver requests for changes in drop-off or pick up locations.

  • Follow established schedules and makes adjustments to meet unanticipated changes; determine the safest and most efficient pick up and delivery routes after consulting with Dispatcher or Transportation Coordinator.

  • Maintain narrative of the route throughout transport and upon arrival at the Center.

  • Use gait belts during ambulation and transfer as needed for participant and staff safety.

  • Safely carry out one-person transfers of participants to and from vehicles and inside vehicles.

  • Inspect vehicles and maintain them in a clean and safe condition; notify Transportation Coordinator of maintenance or repair needs; at the end of each day ensure that vehicle has enough fuel for the next morning.

  • Use daily VIR each morning before leaving the center.

  • Maintain standard records, eg: logs of passengers and miles driven, service records, gasoline purchases in conjunction with Transportation Coordinator.

  • Promptly report to Transportation Coordinator or other appropriate staff regarding participant related concerns noted in home or on van.

  • Write progress notes.

  • Deliver medications and other supplies to participants.

  • Drivers have the responsibility to check for supplies and medications before leaving the center.

  • Report accidents and incidents to Transportation Coordinator immediately.

  • Follow protocols for emergencies on the van.

  • Follow proper infection control procedures and maintain supply of emergency clean up kits.

  • In conjunction with Driver’s Assistant, maintain a safe and calm environment for participants.

  • In addition, all employees who have contact with participants are expected to promote the Participant Bill of Rights and Responsibilities and understand the basic procedures for receiving and documenting grievances in order to initiate the appropriate process for participant concerns.

  • Each employee is responsible for understanding their role in the emergency preparedness, infection control and quality improvement plans.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • First Aid training

  • Successful completion of defensive driving and passenger assistance training courses within 3 months of hire.

  • Current Washington State Driver’s License.

  • Driving record free from major violations.

  • Current CPR.

  • Successful completion of defensive driving and passenger assistance training courses within 90 days of hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year previous experience driving passengers requiring assistance

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence ElderPlace is located in Seattle, WA. The PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) keeps older adults as healthy as possible in the community by providing comprehensive health care and social services including: primary and specialty medical care, a day health program, social work services, rehabilitation, housing (if necessary) and much more. The Providence ElderPlace team of health care and social service professionals and our affiliates provide comprehensive integrated care to our participants.

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities. About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

About the Team

Providence Home and Community Care (HCC) is a service line within Providence with over 8,000 caregivers and 2,000 volunteers serving nearly 200,000 people a year, in their homes, in clinics and in a variety of congregate living ministries across our seven-state footprint.

HCC provides a full range of services and support for people of all ages, especially those facing chronic or life-limiting illnesses. Our core competencies include restorative care, longitudinal care and care through the end of life. Our service lines include assisted living/skilled nursing/rehabilitation, home health, home infusion/pharmacy services, home medical equipment, hospice and palliative care, Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), personal home services/private duty care and supportive housing.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 117015
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Patient Services
Job Function: Clinical Support
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Technical/Skilled Support
Department: 3303 CENTRAL TRANSPORTATION WA
Address: WA Seattle 4515 Martin Luther King Way S

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.