Job: Driver - PACE NM

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Posted: 03/16/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 996

Job Description

Driver - PACE NM

  • Location: NM, Albuquerque
  • Schedule: Regular Full-time
  • Department: 110 - Transportation
  • Facility: TCC - InnovAge Greater New Mexico PACE
  • Date published: 16-Mar-2017
Job Description

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Job Summary

Under the supervision and direction of the Manager of Transportation, the Driver provides transportation for frail and elderly participants from their home to the centers and appointments during the day and also for field trips as part of the activities program. The Driver will also deliver in-home meals and provide delivery and pick-up of supplies and medications for participants in addition to performing pre/post trip inspections.

Essential Functions and Work Responsibilities

Functional Category: Participant Driving

Estimated Percent of time Spent 100%

  • Drives InnovAge vehicles in a safe and responsible manner which includes; utilizing defensive driving skills, following InnovAge policies, procedures and assigned routes.
  • Loads and unloads participants in and out of InnovAge vehicles and assists participants into and out of their homes in adherence with InnovAge policies and procedures.
  • Transports participants to all appointments that have been pre-arranged by the dispatcher.
  • Delivers in-home meals, supplies and medications to participants, ensuring that the correct participants receive the correct parcels.
  • Assists participants into their homes and helps with simple tasks when necessary and appropriate, such as; helping participants with outerwear and moving of items that are obstructing walking paths.
  • Keeps Dispatch updated on all events of their assigned routes.
  • Maintains safety and cleanliness of assigned vehicle and coordinates scheduling of van maintenance with the Manager of Transportation.
  • Assists other Drivers with the loading and unloading of participants arriving and exiting the center.
  • Participates within the interdisciplinary team in the formulation of Plans of Care for InnovAge PACE program participants, as well as in other interdisciplinary team settings that plan, coordinate and monitor the care of InnovAge PACE program participants.
  • Additional work functions and duties may be assigned
Job Qualifications

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

REQUIRED

Education

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation
  • Requires valid state issued Class B Commercial Drivers License with Passenger endorsement and good driving record.

Work Experience and Qualifications

  • One year of experience working with the frail or elderly
  • Must have six months experience transporting individuals with special mobility needs.

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