Orchard at Brookhaven
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Full Time

Vacation, Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Schedule


POSITION: Driver

TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Engagement Director

DEPARTMENT: Resident Engagement

STATUS: Non-exempt/Hourly

SUMMARY

The Driver is responsible for transporting residents in a safe and timely manner to doctor appointments, scenic drives and special outings.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Associate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Must have prior experience within the senior care industry
  • Must successfully clear a background check, TB skin test or x-ray, and health screening
  • Current CPR certification
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a clean driving record
  • Current certificate of training for successful completion of the five (5) hour initial fire safety training provided by the Rules and Regulations of the Georgia Safety Fire Commissioner

 

 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Transports passengers safely to and from the Orchard community
  • Loads and unload wheelchairs and walkers from vehicles
  • Assists passengers in or out of vehicles
  • Makes non-passenger trips as requested by supervisor
  • Conducts inspection of vehicle before and after trips and outings
  • Maintains driver's log-book
  • Maintains an organized travel schedule
  • Ensures that vehicles have enough gas and are always ready for use
  • Tracks, reports and arranges for vehicle repairs as approved by supervisor
  • Updates monthly mileage records
  • Adheres to safety requirements while driving and transportation passengers
  • Complies with traffic law regulations at all times

 

COMPETENCIES:

  • Works with integrity; upholds organizational values
  • Ability to motivate, encourage residents; knowledge of how to adapt life skills to the cognitive and functional ability of each resident
  • Inspire, motivate and encourage volunteers and fellow team members to engage residents in meaningful, purposeful activities throughout the day and evening
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Possess written and verbal skills for effective communication.
  • Competent in organizational & time management skills
  • Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to make responsible choices, decisions and act in a resident's best interest
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision by following Orchard Senior Living's procedures and guidelines
  • Makes individual contributions to the success of the business and be a key member of an experienced team

 

ORCHARD EXPECTATIONS:

  • Adheres to all Orchard policies and procedures
  • Maintains absolute confidentiality of all information pertaining to residents, families, and staff and adhere to all HIPAA rules
  • Displays a positive and professional image and attitude in all relationships with residents, families, peers and in the community- Outlined in detail in the employee handbook
  • Maintains positive communication and team collaboration
  • Serves as an ambassador for Orchard at all times
  • Demonstrates ongoing responsibility for self-education.
  • Maintains resident and personal safety regarding occupational health and safety
  • Attends regularly scheduled department meetings
  • Responsible for maintaining all continuing education and training requirements for position
  • Attends and participates in onsite training and continuing education as required
  • Participates in safety program, as requested
  • Cooperates to investigate employee injuries
  • Promotes and support safety awareness and implement safety operations
  • Encourages staff to make suggestions on safety practices
  • Participates in orientation of new employees as requested
  • Participates in volunteer orientations, training and education as requested
  • Remains updated and communicates state regulation changes to all associates
  • Ensures compliance with all state and federal regulations (i.e. OSHA)
  • Participates in the risk management programs
  • Demonstrates the ability to be innovative and creative and have patience, high energy and resourcefulness in problem solving
  • Assists as requested by the Executive Director or supervisor in a dining room during resident meal times to ensure residents have a positive experience
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and flexible hours when necessary to meet the needs of our residents
  • Follows Professional Dress Code policies as outlined in the employee handbook for community and department specific standards
  • Adheres to Orchard's No Cell Phone policy as outlined in the employee handbook at all times
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

ORCHARD STANDARDS

All employees are expected to uphold the Orchard F-A-M-I-L-Y mission and vision.

 

Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Gentleness, and Self-Control

These are the fruits of the spirit you can expect from the Orchard F-A-M-I-L-Y values and best practices.

F-A-M-I-L-Y

First Impressions

All are welcomed with an authentic and inviting experience into the beautiful, well organized, and relaxing home we share.

 

Accountability and Integrity

We value the ability of our team to be reliable, personally responsible, and to honor their commitment to residents, families, leadership and one another. Accountability involves a process of seeing the need, owning the next step, and staying solution focused.

 

Meaningful Moments

When it comes to creating a life worth living, each person has unique and individual needs. We are dedicated to creating purpose and wellbeing through connection with our team, local affiliates and organizations, and previous community relationships whenever possible.

 

Information and Communication

We believe knowledge is power and communication is the lifeline to effective collaboration.

 

Learning and Leading

Curiosity, willingness, and personal action create the professional path to achieving the orchard FAMILY of excellence.

 

Yes "we can" Attitude

With a can-do character we are committed to creative solution focused problem solving.

 

 

ADA Requirements (essential functions)

Physical Requirements

Lifting

More than 25 lbs, routinely

 
 

More than 50 lbs, occasionally

 

Transfer

150 lb. or greater resident weight

 

Sitting

1 - 3 hours/day

 

Standing

4 - 5 hour/day

 

Walking

2 - 4 hours/day

 

Bend, stoop, squat, and/or twist

Repeatedly throughout day

 

Climbing stairs

Repeatedly throughout day

 

Reaching

0.5 hour/day arms shoulder level

 

Use of telephone

3 - 4 hours/day

 

Working under pressure

3 4 hours/day

 

Working rapidly for long periods

2 - 3 hours/day

 

Use of keyboard/computer, printer, fax, copier

4 5 hours/day

 
     

Position requires close work; finger dexterity; adequate hearing and vision (with or without correction).

May occasionally work longer than 8 hours/day.

   

Cognitive or Mental Requirements

The following cognitive or mental requirements are necessary on a daily basis:

  • Critical thinking
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Drawing conclusions from written or computer-generated materials
  • Analyzing data or report information
  • Creating methodologies for accomplishing a goal
  • Conducting research
  • Implementing recommendations by coordinating persons and/or other resources
  • Developing plans, procedures, goals, strategies, or processes
  • Clear verbal articulation of the English language

Working Environment

  • Indoors
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases
  • Skin contact with solvents or other chemicals such as alcohol, acetone, detergents, bleach, and latex gloves
  • Exposure to medical equipment with the risk of lacerations or punctures

This job description is only a summary and is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee.  This document is subject to change at any time.

 

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