PURPOSE OF YOUR JOB POSITION:
The primary purpose of your job position is to transport the facility’s residents to medical appointments or other appointments as scheduled by the facility in a safe and efficient manner and in accordance with our facility’s policies and procedures.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Listed below is an outline of the major duties and responsibilities that you will be required to perform. As the Transportation Aide, you are responsible and accountable to carry out your designated duties.
Although your job description is broad, every effort has been made to make this outline as complete as possible. However, we must emphasize that you may be required to perform other related duties and activities as directed by the Administrative/designee.
- Ensure safe and timely transport of residents to various locations in the community and surrounding areas through use of appropriate equipment and established standards of practice.
Adherence to rules of the road in accordance with local, state, and federal laws, i.e., speed limits, traffic flow, safety, etc.
Secure residents into secured chair during transport to include use of physical restraint and/or positioning devices per individualized plans of care.
Choose and use appropriate placement of tie down straps and seatbelts to secure any type of wheelchair during transport.
Operate and consistently demonstrate safe van lift operations.
Ensure safe transfer of residents to and/or from transport van upon arrival/departure to and/or from physician’s offices.
Ensure residents are properly checked into physician’s offices with necessary paper work given to office staff.
If necessary remain with resident until appointment is completed as directed and/or instructed by facility’s administrative and/or nursing staff.
Report any incident and/or event that may occur during transport promptly to the Administrator/ designee in accordance with the facility’s policies and procedures.
Report any vehicle accident that may occur during transport promptly to the Administrator/ designee and to the appropriate law authorities in accordance with the facility’s policies and procedures.
In resident emergencies, provide and/or obtain necessary assistance for residents, i.e. emergency medical services (911) as indicated. Notify Administrator/designee of residents’ emergency situations promptly.
Complete necessary safety checks and records per the facility’s policies and procedures.
Complete necessary documentation and/or mileage logs per the facility’s policies and procedures.
Keep and/or clean transport van as directed by Administrator/designee.
Maintain resident confidentiality.
Attend necessary training related to position as required.
Other related duties and activities as directed by the Administrator/designee.
- Sitting, standing, bending, and moving frequently during working hours.
Will deal with residents with mobility and medical condition.
Subject to infectious diseases, substances, etc.
May be exposed to residents with aggressive and/or combative behaviors.
May work flexible hours.
Willingness to work beyond normal working hours when necessary.
This facility will make reasonable accommodations that will permit an employee to perform the essential functions of his or her position.
Tower Rehabilitation & Nursing Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Tower Rehabilitation & Nursing Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Tower Rehabilitation & Nursing Center expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Tower Rehabilitation & Nursing Center’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.