License Required or Eligible
3 years of experience required
Riverside Health System's PACE facility in Hampton, Virginia is currently seeking a Full Time Transportation Coordinator. PACE, Program for All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly, is a community-based program which provides patients with all necessary health services while they stay in their homes. It covers many different types of services including a day center, personal care in the home, Lifeline emergency response system, transportation to appointments, delivery of medical supplies, therapy, as well as inpatient services.
The Transportation Coordinator works under the general supervision of the Transportation Manager and provides leadership to the Drivers. Helps manage transportation department and helps supervise staff. Participates in daily IDT meeting. Helps with responsibility for day-to-day operations for fleet of specially equipped vans for transporting adults to PACE site, back home, and to appointments or outings. Helps plan, develop, communicate, and monitor transportation routes, Drivers Schedules and participant program pick-up/delivery assignments, ensures vehicle maintenance is scheduled and completed. Helps coordinate arrival and departure times and schedules with other departments.
EDUCATION: High school graduate or equivalent required. Knowledge of Virginia motor vehicle laws and regulations.
LICENSURE: Valid Driver's License with 5 years safe driving record required per standards. Must maintain a positive safe driving record per standards. Completion of First Aid and CPR course will be required before working independently/unsupervised with participants and must be maintained throughout employment.
EXPERIENCE: Experience in transporting persons with special mobility needs required. Must have a minimum of 3 years experience in a health care setting, or 3 years transportation experience. Must have at least one (1) years experience working with the frail and elderly population.
HOURS: to work primarily Monday through Friday 7am to 4pm. Must be able to work other hours including weekends as needed to meet department needs.