Driver - Fall River, MA

$14.00 hourly
  • LogistiCare
  • Fall River, MA, USA
  • Nov 14, 2018
Part time Transportation

Job Description

The Maine or Massachusetts Driver ("Driver") is responsible for the safe and dependable transportation of members throughout the local area as defined through a mileage radius from the operations center. The Driver will exhibit an in-depth knowledge of and ability to navigate the local area utilizing the most reliable and efficient routes possible while transporting members. As this role will have daily interaction with members, the Driver is expected to exhibit excellent customer service and communication skills. The Driver must comply with the expectations of our contracts and all applicable Federal, State, and Local regulatory standards for driving and vehicle safety.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide safe and timely transportation by transporting/driving members to and from medical facilities and/or home in a timely manner
  • Patience and compassion for the members' needs and the willingness to help member as appropriate
  • Utilize maps to locate hospitals, medical facilities, and member home addresses
  • Complete Trip Sheet on a daily basis fully recording each transport and entering Trip Sheet data into computer systems
  • Confirm ambulatory/wheelchair van or other assigned vehicle is maintained and is in good working order; keep unit clean
  • Responsible for completing mechanical checklist for vehicle at the start of each shift
  • Report vehicle mechanical problems to Transportation Manager promptly
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures including the vehicle policy
  • Adhere to all LogistiCare Driver Qualification Standards applicable to Maine or Massachusetts
  • Adhere to and comply with HIPAA and information systems security policies and procedures
  • Attend Information Systems security training, when offered
  • Report Information Systems security problems to his/her Supervisor promptly
  • Report HIPAA incidents to Transportation Manager and HIPAA Compliance Officer promptly
  • Performs other duties as assigned

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statement(s):

  • Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem
  • Responsible and Conscientious -- Must demonstrate proper care while operating a company vehicle
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely
  • Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the members' needs while following company procedures.
  • Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
  • Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  • Management Skills - Ability to organize and direct oneself
  • Problem Solving -- Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems
  • Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers
  • Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under time constraints and other stressful situations

REQUIREMENTS

Education High school diploma or GED.

Experience

Must be at least 21 years of age.  Minimum of six months prior work experience. Prior position that required driving a plus Must have had a valid driver's license for at least three (3) years in the State of hire, or a State that borders the State of hire Must be able to pass a background investigation and a DMV record check Driving record must remain in compliance with LogistiCare Driver Qualification Standards applicable to Maine or Massachusetts Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Must be able to access and use applications on a tablet device Must be able to use a GPS device Must be able to use a hands-free mobile phone Must be able to complete on-line, computer-based training Must be able to operate any Class 3 vehicle; sedan, van, or SUV

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The majority of the employee's work time is spent in a vehicle transporting members within the local area, although occasional long distance trips can be expected. Less than 10% of the employee's work time will be spent in an office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is required to drive up to eight (8) hours each work day, in city or rural conditions, on secondary roads and on highways. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and hear, both in person and on the telephone. The employee is regularly required to use his/her hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and lift and/or move up to 200 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include meeting the vision requirements to obtain a driver's license, with or without corrective lenses or glasses. Specific hearing abilities required by the job include being able to hear individuals speaking in person and on the telephone, being able to hear emergency sirens, vehicle horns, and vehicle radio.

Other Physical Requirements:

More than once a day

  • Lifting 1-25 lb.
  • Bending, twisting
  • Pushing/pulling loaded wheelchair up to 200 lb.
  • Walking
  • Grasping
  • Securing a wheelchair 

Several times per week

  • Lifting 26-50 lb. 
  • Reaching overhead and laterally 
  • Crouching 
  • Assisting a member up and down stairs in a Stair Chair, with another person assisting (Massachusetts only)

Less than once a day

  • Pushing/pulling loaded wheelchair over 200 lb.
  • Crawling
  • Kneeling
  • Driving up to 14-hours
  • Clearing snow from around on a vehicle

LogistiCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

BENEFITS

  • Medical
  • Optum Rx
  • Disability
  • Dental
  • EAP
  • Vision
  • Legal
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Group Life & AD&D
  • Flexible Spending Account