Driver | Chen Senior Medical Center
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Driver

  • R0006012
  • Miami-Dade County — Miami Gardens

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Job Description
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Driver is expected to drive ChenMed/ JenCare patients on a schedule over a designated route and ensure the safety and timely transport of passengers. This is a customer-service-focused position working directly with patients and Medical team members in a dynamic and professional environment to provide the highest level of quality service.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Organize and schedule daily pick-up and drop-off routes.
  • Transport patients safely between pick-up and destination (including home, ChenMed/JenCare Medical Center, specialist, etc.).
  • Assist elderly passengers in embarking and disembarking the van by providing physical support and helping with loading and unloading all items belonging to the patient.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to all patients and ChenMed/Jencare Medical Team Members at all times.
  • Conduct inspection of vehicle to identify any maintenance issues twice daily and record findings in the driver vehicle inspection report (DVIR).
Other responsibilities may include:
  • Maintain cleanliness of vehicle interior and exterior.
  • Fully clean and wash vans.
  • Ensure that no food or drink is allowed on the van at any time by patients or employees.
  • Monitor music being played while patients are present.
  • Daily complete the van checklist regarding the condition of the van.
  • Complete a final check of the van to ensure all patients and belongings are unloaded, after the van returns to the clinic for the day.
  • Refill fuel tank on a daily basis.
  • Assist other drivers in his/her rounds when required.
  • May perform other direct patient care responsibilities as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Must be vigilant and have a keen sense of direction.
  • Must know how to maneuver their vehicles during rush hours by using the best possible routes.
  • Consistent attendance and punctuality are required in this position.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be able to accept and follow detailed instructions.
  • Must be able to perform all duties associated with operating a vehicle and be physically able to lift 60 lbs.
  • Must be bondable, courteous, dependable, and be able to relate to people of all economic and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Fluent in English.

EDUCATION / SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
  • High School/GED or better.
  • Minimum two (2) years driving experience, with a good driving record for the preceding seven years.
  • Valid Class C or D Driver's License required.
  • Required drug testing: Subject to DOT-FTA drug and alcohol testing requirements for employment, as well as at random, reasonable suspicion, and post-accident drug and alcohol tests as deemed appropriate by Region 2 Transit System's current approved drug testing policy.

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