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Car Driver

Job in Canton - Norfolk County - MA Massachusetts - USA , 02021
Company: Hebrew Rehabilitation Center
Contract position
Listed on 2021-08-23
Job specializations:
  • Transportation
  • Beauty/Hairdressing
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position: Car Driver - per diem


Per Diem Car Driver - flexible schedule!


Position Summary:


This position is responsible for providing safe, reliable, courteous, and efficient transportation services to our Residents using our town cars. Must possess a valid driver's license. ability to communicate effectively with Residents, staff, vendors, and general public.  Must be able to pass a background check and a TB screen.  Candidate should have a compassion for and desire to work with an older adult population.






Core Competencies:


  • Professional communication style to interface with residents, personal companions and family members
  • Maintains a high level of self direction, when operating a fleet vehicle and dealing with daily transportation destinations
  • Problem solving skills to deal with unexpected destinations and unscheduled transports, while staying within the approved time frame
  • Strong organizational skills to deal with daily schedules, priorities of destinations, last minute changes and unexpected requests of residents
  • Excellent customer service skills in dealing with an aging population, ability to diffuse difficult situations of a personal nature
  • Uses good judgment when dealing with emergent situations, both on the road, in handling a fleet vehicle in all weather conditions, as well as dealing with resident demands and keeping the residents’ safety as a top priority
  • Maintains a genuine interest in providing top geriatric care, within the scope of their duties and a continued belief in the culture of Orchard Cove
  • A weekly work schedule will be distributed at the end of the week for the following week. All trips must be covered. In the event you cannot cover a shift please notify Member Services ASAP so that arrangements can be made for an alternate means of coverage
  • Arrive 30 minutes before scheduled trip to warm up or cool off the car. A brief overview of the car (checking tires, etc) should be done.
  • Greet and help people both in and out of the car. Please assist members with packages or bags when applicable
  • Record on daily sheet starting and ending mileage, the mileage of each individual trip, starting and ending times, and your initials.  Keep car in clean and tidy condition
  • Please use phone only when necessary and never while driving. No personal calls allowed on car phone
  • Car keys are held at concierge (front) desk. Keys are to be picked up and returned to the desk after each shift. Store gas receipts in monthly envelope provided
  • Turn in gas envelope to Transportation Coordinator at end of each month. Turn in daily schedule to Transportation Coordinator at the end of each shift



Qualifications:


  • Education:  High School or equivalent
  • Must have a current Massachusetts driver’s license and in good standing
  • Previous Experience: 1-2 years of related customer service experience
  • In addition, employee must successfully pass the CORI check as requested by Orchard Cove.  Must attend mandatory in-services provided by Orchard Cove and periodic in-services in order to keep your license current







Working Conditions and Physical Demands:


  • Ability to occasionally move items up to 30 pounds
  • Ability to push an occupied wheelchair and lift an empty wheelchair into trunk of car
  • Exposure to various weather conditions



Hebrew SeniorLife is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and competence and not influenced or affected by race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, ancestry, marital status, military status, veterans status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local law.

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
 
 
 
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