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Driver - Transportation Aide

Driver - Transportation Aide

Job ID 
2017-24483
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Location Name 
Meridian Nursing & Rehab Center
Shift 
days
Address 
4728 Hwy 39 North
Location 
US-MS-Meridian

More information about this job

Overview

Make a Difference in our Residents' Lives!

 

We are seeking a Driver / Transportation Aide that have a passion for providing the highest quality of care with compassion and integrity!

 

We live our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, and Teamwork & Stewardship every day with every life we touch, providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations.

 

If these are your values as well, APPLY NOW!

 

Responsibilities

  • Transportation of residents to and from scheduled appointments in a timely and safe manner.
  • Assure the safety of each resident when transporting to and from the doctor’s      office and/or hospital.
  • Accompany ach resident on all medical visits. Stay with resident(s) until visit is complete.
  • Observe the following guidelines at each visit:
  • Sign in resident upon entrance.
  • Present resident’s documents to office personnel.
  • Before leaving doctor’s office, please observe the following:
  • Obtain resident’s documents.
  • Obtain any new prescriptions.
  • Ensure doctor has written on the doctor’s order form.
  • If follow-up appointment necessary, obtain appointment cards.
  • After returning to facility, report to RCM and be prepared to answer questions      concerning visit.

Qualifications

  • Physically able to help ambulatory and non-ambulatory residents transfer to and from wheelchair to vehicle.
  • Possess a valid state driver’s license.
  • Clean driving record.
  • Clean criminal record.
  • Long term care experience preferred.

  • Verbal ability is required to communicate with residents and to understand instructions received from nursing staff.

  • Ability to read and write and accurately report.

  • Must be 25 years of age or older.
  • CNA required