Ruthven Community Care Center Driver Transportation Assistant – Part Time in Ruthven, Iowa

Job Summary: :

The Driver Transportation Assistant safely operates and transports residents to activities and appointments in the facility bus.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities::

  • Carefully assists residents as needed with entering and exiting the facility bus ensuring their safety at all times.
  • Interacts professionally with healthcare professionals regarding resident’s appointments upon arrival as needed.
  • Completes checklists and ensures proper maintenance of van is completed timely and as needed ensuring bus is in efficient operating condition at all times.
  • Ensures bus is clean and well equipped.
  • Available to facility as needed, on call.
  • Demonstrates high standards of excellence for meeting resident needs. Communicates effectively, establishes rapport and maintains relationships with residents.
  • Meets requirement of regular attendance to perform job duties.
  • Follows instructions and completes daily assignments as assigned and is proactive to change.
  • Possesses understanding and compassion for the elderly population.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications::

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalency (required).
  • Prior driving experience (strongly preferred) License/Certifications:

  • CPR Certification (required – will provide training upon hire)

  • Valid driver’s license (required). Additional Responsibilities::

Continuing Educational Requirement:

  • Required to complete annual 12-hour in-service training programs (as well as supplemental online education). Failure to complete the 12-hour in-service training program, or any other requirement under internal policies, local, state, or federal law may result in termination