The Phoenix Residence
  • 02-Jun-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • St Paul, MN, USA
  • $16-20
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Must hold a valid driver's license and be 18 years of age or older.


POSITION PURPOSE:

To provide transportation assistance to individuals in attending community activities, appointments and/or vocational programs.


NATURE & SCOPE:

The Transportation Assistant reports directly to the Scheduling Coordinator and works under the guidance of the Program Managers. The position involves safely driving individuals to/from scheduled activities, appointments and/or day programs as assigned. Specific hours and days are flexible based upon the needs of the individuals and house.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Essential Functions of the Job


1. Ability to safely drive and operate company vehicles in order to transport individuals to/from activity, appointment and/or day program as necessary.

2. Holds a valid license and maintains a safe driving record.

3. Complies with all safety guidelines, including proper body mechanics. Uses and maintains equipment in safe manner.

4. Documents any incidents/accidents/mileage logs in accordance with documentation standards.

5. Assures for the safety and well-being of all individuals during all aspects of transportation.

6. Reports to assigned site on time and as scheduled.

7. Assures that individuals are appropriately dressed for the outing.

8. Assures that individuals will arrive at scheduled activity, appointment and/or day program on time, taking into account traffic and weather conditions.

9. Provides door to door transportation, assuring individuals are not left unattended. Transportation Assistant must connect with the person assigned to be the attendant or staff at the destination before leaving the individual.

10. Communicates with staff during activities to assure that the needs of all individuals are addressed.

11. Advocates for individuals as needed while in the community.

12. Adheres to all polices and procedures; and philosophy of The Phoenix Residence, Inc. and complies with all rules and regulations of licensing agencies.

13. Maintains cordial and professional relationship with all team members. Presents self as an effective role model and representative of The Phoenix Residence, Inc. in work, language, dress, communication, professionalism and maturity.

14. Reports any incidents or unsafe conditions to the Program Manager.

15. Operate wheelchair lifts as needed

16. Complete daily vehicle pre trip and post trip inspections, and maintain vehicle cleanliness.

17. Must be able to understand and operate GPS devices and/or cell phones.


Qualifications:

Experience working with persons with disabilities

Ability to drive company vehicles. Must maintain the ability to drive vehicle.

Good verbal and written communication skills

Good interpersonal skills

CPR training, within 3 months

First Aid training, within 3 months

Ability to physically assist individuals during transport, as well as pushing/pulling wheelchairs door to door.

Ability to bend, stoop and lift and push/pull up to 75 pounds. Must be physically able to step up and down steps and safely secure individuals for transport.

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