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VOA Van Driver -Full Time In Montrose, CO in Montrose, Colorado

Job DescriptionVolunteers of America is currently hiring for a full-time Van Driver for ourMontrose Sr. Community Care PACE location. We offer excellent benefits. DayShift. Full time. No weekends.We Are Inspired to Serve. Join us!Making a difference in the lives of others - that's what working atVolunteers of America is all about. Our employees have the opportunity eachand every day to make a difference in the lives of older adults. Fromimproving our senior participants quality of life, to creating peace of mindfor them and their families, our team members know that as a part of ourcommunity, they are changing lives.Benefits of working for Senior Community Care/Volunteers of America (VOA):At VOA we understand that our employees are our greatest asset, and we arehappy to offer them the following benefits:Flexible scheduling and consistent hoursCompetitive pay - 13.50 to 16.20 an hourStable organization; we've been a nonprofit for over 120 yearsPTO for full-time staffPositive work environmentPaid training/Continuing educationA variety in your daily dutiesSupportive managersFast paced, low stress working environmentBenefits:RetirementFlexible Spending AccountLoan ProgramID TheftInsurances offered:medicaldentalvisionlegallifeaccidentcritical illnessshort-term disabilitiespetOBJECTIVE : Under the supervision of the Transportation Coordinator isresponsible for the safe and timely transportation of Senior CommUnity Care(SCC) participants who are elderly. Responsible for communicating anysafety issue to the Transportation Coordinator.Responsible for Senior CommUnity Care passengers during transport, providingcare in a manner which ensures participant satisfaction.Follows assigned schedule, makes adjustments to meet unanticipatedchanges, while considering the needs of the participant and requirements ofthe PACE Center. Communicates these changes to dispatch.Operates equipment safely and in compliance with vehicle licensingregulations.Maintains and completes daily required records i.e., Pre- and Post-TripInspections, gasoline purchases.Immediately reports to Transportation Coordinator, any vehicle or cell phoneoperating problems, malfunction, or incidents out of the ordinary routine.Transports participants to and from medical/specialist appointments, andactivity outings, as requested by the Interdisciplinary Team via the plan ofcaTransports meals, durable medical equipment, pharmacy, and any otheritems as deemed necessary for participant.Provides physical assistance to each participant when needed as he/sheboards and debarks from the program's vehicles.Maintains the vehicle in a neat and clean condition. Ability to use automatedcar wash.Ensures vehicle equipment is maintained and operating within manufacturesrecommendations, replacing supplies as needed.Functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team when appropriate.Communicates with Transportation Coordinator daily to be updated onparticipant conditions/ changes, plan of care changes, orInterdisciplinary Team requests.Follows all Senior CommUnity Care policies and procedures and OccupationalSafety and Health Administration ( OSHA) safety guidelines.Maintains the confidentiality of all company procedures, results, andinformation about participants, clients or families.Handles potentially infectious specimens with appropriate biohazardprecautions, and practices Universal Precautions.Participates in and supports Quality Improvement Initiatives.Participates in continuing education classes and any required staff andtraining meetings. Maintains any required certifications or licenses.Performs other duties as required or requested.Job RequirementsQUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must beable to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listedbelow are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilitiesto perform the essential functions.Must have medic