Driver (Casual/Per Diem)
Pheasant Wood Center - Genesis HealthCare | Peterborough, NH
The van driver will be offered up to 8 hours per day / 1 day per week on a regular basis. Trips will vary in time, leaving no earlier than 9am and returning no later than 8am. Trips are generally 4-6 hours per trip. Trips are local through Hillsborough and Cheshire County. Late spring through summer trips may run 2 days per week up to 4 hours per trip. The van driver is accompanied by 1-2 staff members per trip, determined by the number of residents per trip. In addition to applying online, qualified candidates should contact Jessica Dragon @ 603-924-7267 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
POSITION SUMMARY: The Van Driver is responsible for the safe transportation of customers, day services client, an/or employees to and from the ElderCare Center during approved activities to pre-determined destinations.
RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1. Operates the center's vehicles in a safe manner when transporting customers, clients and/or employees; 2. Assists customers, and/or employees when boarding and disembarking the vehicles; 3. Ascertains the customers' and/or employees' safe arrival to home, the center, and all other destinations; 4. Maintains route and mileage logs; 5. Monitors routine vehicle safety conditions including fuel and vital fluid levels; 6. Reports any vehicle problems, or maintenance needs to the Administrator immediately; 7. Makes certain that all vehicle passengers follow safety procedures, including fastening seat belts, prior to moving the van; 8. Interacts in a positive manner with customers, and families as a representative of the center; 9. Performs other duties as requested.
JOB SKILLS: 1. Excellent driving record and be safety conscious. 2. Strong oral and written communication skills. 3. Compassionate individual capable of rendering physical assistance to the customers as needed. 4. Ability to positively interact with personnel, customers, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public. 5. Provide annual verification of a negative TB skin test. PERFORMS RELATED DUTIES: 1. Interacts with customers, day services clients (where applicable), families, visitors, ElderCare Center and Genesis subsidiary personnel. 2. Carries out other tasks as requested in situations where hands-on intervention/participation may be required. SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. High school degree or equivalent. 2. Current drivers license. 3. Commercial driver-s license (not required).
Position Type: Casual/Per Diem
Req ID: 295291
Center Name: Pheasant Wood Center