Transport Driver

Posted Date 2 months ago(11/16/2022 1:02 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-24393
# of Openings
1
Area of Interest
Driver
Company
Elderwood
Location
Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
M-F 8am-4pm
Salary
Pay: $15.95 - $23.93 / hour

Salary

Pay: $15.95 - $23.93 / hour

Overview

Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield is searching for a full time Transport Driver.  Responsibilities will include providing transportation to residents to follow-up or specialist appointments, and other duties within the facility as assigned when there are no transports scheduled (including clerical tasks or assisting nursing staff.) Drivers must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record.

 

Base schedule is Monday-Friday 8am-4pm but some flexibility may be needed to accomodate early or late appointments.

 

Transportation Driver team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by being responsible for safely transporting and transferring incoming admissions via ElderWood Senior Care vehicle from hospitals to any of the ElderWood Senior Care facilities or non-affiliated facilities. In addition safely transporting medically stable residents/patients via ElderWood Senior Care vehicle between medical facilities and loading transit disabled, or wheelchair bound passengers in and out of the vehicle.

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Employee Perks!

401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Clean, Neat & Newly Renovated Facility, Consistent work and holiday rotations to provide you with a great work/life balance, Free On-Site Parking, Generous PTO & holiday package, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, NEW Weekly Pay Schedule!, Point-earning employee reward program: redeem for prizes!, Substantial employee referral program, Tuition reimbursement program

Responsibilities

  • Drive responsibly and safely in order to ensure passenger safety and minimize damage or excessive wear and tear on facility vehicle; convey any mechanical problems identified with facility vehicle to the Transportation Services Coordinator as soon as possible.

  • Ensure vehicle is in safe operating condition (e.g. fuel, wash, tires, and inspection); notify Transportation Services Coordinator when vehicle needs service.

  • Comply at all times with the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Laws, NYS regulations contained in Article 19A, and Woodmark Transportation Manual.

  • Ensure passengers are safely assisted and secured in the vehicle before departing for destination.

  • Ensure safe transport of resident, personal belongings, and medical equipment to destination, as requested by resident.

  • Notify family member or contact of new resident transfer.

  • Notify the pick up and destination location of the time of arrival.

Base wages increase with experience!

Qualifications

  • Twenty One (21) years of age required; high school diploma or equivalency preferred.

  • Minimum two (2) years experience in a driving related position.

  • Valid New York Class A, B, OR C (CDL) License with passenger endorsement. Must be clean driving record with no violations (zero points) and no accidents in the previous 36 months. Any violation is subject to individual review and subject to termination or disqualification to drive on behalf of the Company.

  • Initial and continuous compliance with Article 19-A of the New York Vehicle and Traffic Law, which includes among other things, investigation of prior employment, prior and ongoing driving record, penal law convictions and continually passing the medical examinations, required drug testing, vision and hearing tests required pursuant to New York State regulations.

  • Knowledge of local roadways and directions, which encompass driving routes.

  • Knowledge of fleet vehicles and all handicap equipment including operational and safety procedures.

  • Understanding of the rights and needs of transit disabled passengers.

 

Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical exemption from vaccination.

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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