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Cherry Blossom Pace
5.0 out of 5
Alexandria, VA 22311
$19 an hour - Full-time

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  • $19 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday

Location

Alexandria, VA 22311

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  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid parental leave

Full job description

Are you passionate about spending quality time with seniors and providing the care they deserve?

Are you interested in joining a team that truly cares about its employees and values their voice?

Do you aspire for career growth and development opportunities?

If your answer is a resounding "yes" to these questions, we would love to hear from you.

The One Senior Care family of businesses, including LIFE-NWPA, Mountain View Pace and Cherry Blossom PACE, work as a team to help seniors stay safe, healthy, and independent in their homes and communities. We are a premier healthcare provider striving to provide excellent patient care beyond the traditional boundaries of medical insurance plans!

Benefits:

  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • 3 Weeks and 1 Day of Paid Time Off Accrued from the Date of Hire for Full-Time Employees
  • Annual Pay increases for Performance
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Free Life and AD&D Insurance Plan
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Group Voluntary Term Life Insurance for Employee, Spouses, and Dependents
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retirement Plan with Up to 5K Matching Annually / Vesting Schedule (Pre-taxable Savings)

Schedule:

Standard operating hours are 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; Monday-Friday. Please note work hours may fluctuate depending on the Participant and business needs, flexibility is required.

Hourly Wage: $19.00 / hour to start $20.00 / hour after 90 Days

Job Summary:

At Cherry Blossom Pace, our Driver/PCA play a crucial role in the care of our participants as they provide transportation to and from their destinations. Driver/PCAs must want to make a difference in seniors’ lives by working with the interdisciplinary care team to implement and carry out services and activities to proactively meet the needs of our participants.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Drives Participants to and from scheduled doctor’s appointments and to the LIFE Center.
  • May run errands for the facility, including the hardware store, grocery store, pharmacy, and banks.
  • Effectively communicates with Participants, families, staff, and other agencies and departments.
  • Drives a specially equipped van to deliver physically limited persons to varied destinations. Assures that wheelchair lifts and tie-down equipment are properly operated and that Participants are delivered to appointments promptly.
  • Follows established schedules, adjusts schedules to meet unanticipated changes, and determines the safest and most efficient pick-up and delivery routes.
  • Assists passengers on and off the van safely and courteously. Deals with medical equipment and other emergencies that may arise.
  • May be called upon to support the Participants as a Personal Care Aide (In-Home or In-Center), including showering, bathing, toileting, etc. as needed.
  • Inspects van and maintains it in a clean, orderly, and safe condition. Reports on the need for vehicle maintenance.
  • Attends staff and training meetings.
  • Communicates any change in Participant condition to team members.
  • Completes documentation as required.
  • Participate in on-going Quality Initiative training as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Requires valid State driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must work effectively in a team environment and operate handicap-accessible vehicles.
  • Must be able to deal tactfully and patiently with personnel, patients, visitors, and the public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of vehicle maintenance policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to minimize supplies waste, equipment misuse, etc.
  • Ability to organize work and follow through on assigned tasks.
  • Must have the cognitive ability to process and perform tasks for Participant safety.
  • Strong verbal communication skills and can follow written and/or oral directions.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED plus one year of experience working with the frail/elderly population.
  • Attainment of Q-Straint Academy Certification (Training Provided).
  • One year of experience working with the frail and elderly population or willing to complete Company paid training to meet this requirement.
  • CPR and First Aid Certification (Training Provided)

Requirements:

  • Requires valid State driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Successful completion of background check, physical, drug screening, TB Screening

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.

  • Sits, stands, bends, lifts, and moves intermittently during working hours. May have to lift/push up to 25 pounds with proper equipment. Is subject to lifting, carrying, and supporting Participants.

  • Must be constantly alert for Participant’s safety.

Our organizations provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. It prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

The OSC family of businesses will only hire qualified individuals to work in a federally funded healthcare program. Please note that this excludes anyone convicted of a crime that could jeopardize the safety and well-being of the frail senior population that OSC/LIFE-NWPA/MVP/CBP serves. All individuals must disclose any conflicts of interest upon applying for a position and agree to a thorough background check when an employment offer is extended.

Employment Requirements: Successful completion of Pennsylvania Criminal History Check, PA DHS Child Abuse Clearance, Office of Inspector General check, and FBI Fingerprinting for Child Protective Services Law (at employer’s expense). Successful completion of post-offer employment drug screening and physical (at employer’s expense). CPR and First Aid Certification, or willing to obtain at employer’s expense. Individuals must have one year of prior experience caring for the frail elderly or willing to complete Company paid training to meet this requirement.


This position has full access to Participant, program, and staff records and reports, requiring discretion to protect individuals and the program.

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