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Transportation/Activities Driver

On-Call Position, Days

Location: Rockwood South Hill

Job Description

Rockwood South Hill is looking for a reliable individual to join our Activity/Transportation Department. The primary purpose of this position will be to provide reliable and safe transportation to/from non-emergency medical appointments, pharmacy, and grocery pick-up and delivery. This position would also provide assistance to the Activity Department during special events both during and outside the regular work schedule.

Job Shift Availability:

  • On-Call

Note: Please be advised that per Gov. Inslee’s proclamation, as a condition of employment with Rockwood Retirement Communities, you must be fully vaccinated by October 18, 2021. If an employee needs accommodation from this mandate due to a disability under the ADA or Washington Law Against Discrimination or due to a sincerely held religious belief, the employee should contact the Agency’s Human Resources Department.

Responsibilities

  • Transport residents to and from scheduled trips, i.e. medical appointments, day outings, and evening events including weekend driving needs
  • Complete necessary reports, forms, etc. for appropriate pre-trip/post-trip, sanitation on vehicle prior, during, and after a work shift
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Ability to assist residents with transferring in and out of vehicles
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to a changing work schedule
  • Successfully complete Rockwood’s employment orientation
  • Continue to pass the mandatory drug and alcohol random testing
  • Assist the Transportation Coordinate with a variety of transportation needs when necessary
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident information, and become knowledgeable of resident rights
  • Refer any resident concern to the Transportation Coordinator in written form for appropriate intervention
  • Assist in special functions under the direction of the Transportation Coordinator and Director of Activities
  • Be present, on time, and ready for work on each assigned day
  • Be professional, timely, considerate, and kind to both residents and other Rockwood Team Members

Required Skills and Experience

  • Valid Drivers license with good driving history
  • Trained in CPR or must acquire CPR Certification within 45 days of hire date
  • 3 years of driving experience. Must provide a Driver’s Abstract.
  • 1-year experience working with or in a senior community preferred
  • Experience driving large wheelchair type van/bus preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, with a demonstrated capacity to network with inter-departments and community resources
  • Excellent organization skills to handle multiple complex projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to research area locations and map out destinations via a computer program
  • Excellent customer service attitude

Physical Requirement:
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds, bend, tie down wheelchairs, go up and down stairs on vehicle multiple times throughout the day. When scheduling permits, the ability to help with event set-up for on-campus activities.

Benefits

All employees regularly scheduled to work less than 30 hours a week and have completed our waiting period of employment are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Paid Sick Leave - available after 90-days of service
  • Holiday pay for all hourly employees that work a designated holiday
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 403(B) with match and no waiting period to begin deferrals
  • Identity Theft Protection Assistance
  • Pet Insurance

Additional perks include:

  • Free soup and discounted meal prices
  • Food Pantry, Free/Discreet
  • Employee Financial Assistance Fund (Rockwood Residents' Foundation Benefits)
  • Continuing Education Scholarships (Rockwood Residents' Foundation Benefits)
  • Job Shadowing opportunities
  • Sponsorship opportunities for Nursing Assistant Certification
  • Employee Bus Pass Program – Deep discount
  • Free Fitness Center access for employee and a guest on campus
  • Employee Health and Wellness Program [participation results in discounted monthly insurance premiums]
  • Payroll deductions for coffee and meals at our restaurants
  • Ability to purchase discounted Premiere Movie Passes
  • Employee Appreciation Events
  • Years of Service Celebrations and Awards
  • Referral Programs
  • Free Flu Shot
  • Free Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Free parking
  • Open Door Philosophy
  • Encourage and support promotions from within

Environment:
Fair, fun, kind, caring, safe, diverse, family-like atmosphere, collaborative

You may apply online now, or submit an intent to apply form, to notify us of your interest, and complete your application later.

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