• Wheelchair Van Driver

    Community LIFEPittsburgh, PA 15221

    Job #2508878355

  • Location

    McKeesport, PA; or Homestead, PA; or Wilkinsburg, PA

    Schedule

    Monday-Friday, 6:45am-4:30pm

    Salary:

    $16 and up per hour, based on experience

    Summary of Job Duties:

    The Van Driver is primarily responsible for transporting program participants to and from the day center and their residence, to outside appointments and activities, delivering medical equipment, etc., as requested by the Transportation Supervisor.

    Required Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

    Required Experience:

    • Previous transportation, DME and/or supply experience including experience transporting individuals with special mobility needs or equivalent.

    • Prior experience in the geriatric field helpful.

    • Five years of driving experience required

    Required Certifications/Licensure:

    • Valid PA Driver's License with a clean driving record

    • Must be able to pass DOT physical

    Required Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:

    • Knowledge of the area roads in the programs catchment area.

    • Ability to read a road map.

    • Ability to deal professionally and diplomatically with participants and other staff.

    • Good interpersonal skills

    • Be mentally alert and have the ability to effectively plan and organize assignments in the most efficient manner.

    • Must be flexible, adaptable and able to function in stressful situations.

    Please Note: Candidates must be able to pass a DOT physical. In addition, Community LIFE will randomly drug and alcohol-test employees in Van Driver and Escort positions for compliance with its drug and alcohol-free workplace policy on a quarterly basis.

    About us:

    Community LIFE is a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly, committed to empowering older adults to remain at home while preserving their dignity, independence and quality of life. Our program brings the region’s experts in geriatric medicine and care together to work as a team in specialized Day Centers, to help older adults enjoy the highest quality of life possible. Our professionals are committed to keeping older adults independent, and in their homes. Our wide range of services are designed to meet the varied needs of seniors, and include medical care, social services, meals, activities, transportation and much more.

    Benefits:

    Community LIFE offers a generous benefit package, including Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, Life insurance, Short Term & Long Term Disability insurance, 4 weeks Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Company contribution to a 403(b) retirement plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Mileage Reimbursement, Employee Appreciation events, and more!

    Covid Vaccine Statement:

    Community LIFE continues to comply with CMS mandated COVID-19 vaccination requirements for our staff. Community LIFE strongly supports vaccination and encourages everyone who can get vaccinated to do so to protect themselves, their co-workers, and our patients. All staff must be in compliance with the CMS COVID-19 mandates. Medical or Religious exemptions may be available to those who qualify.

    EOE.




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