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Paratransport Driver
Full Time, 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday
Sellersville, PA 18960

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.
 

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Grand View Health Emergency and Transport Services Operations Supervisor, the Paratransit Driver is responsible for the transport of persons with disabilities in a safe, timely and courteous manner. The Paratransit Driver is also responsible for performing other related duties as required, while adhering to hospital policies and procedures.

Essential Functions:
  • Operates a paratransit transportation vehicle safely and in strict accordance with all state and local laws.
  • Provides, safe and courteous transportation of paratransit passengers, which includes transporting, assisting and escorting passengers to and from their home, long-term care facilities and other designated locations as determined by departmental policy and the designated dispatcher.
  • Assists passengers on and off of the vehicle and ensures that all passenger restraint safety devices are used, including seat/shoulder belts, wheelchair lap belts and wheelchair wheel-locking devices.
  • Operates the passenger lift device to load and unload patients when appropriate, ensuring that all locking devices are used and operational during the loading and unloading procedure.
  • Receives daily driving assignments/schedules and modifies routes as directed by the designated dispatcher based on customer/passenger schedule additions, cancellations and departmental needs while maintaining a strict time schedule.
  • Operates a mobile telephone and two-way radio when safe to do so to keep in continual contact with the dispatcher, relaying information such as arrivals, departures, delays or other essential communication.
  • Enters all trip data into electronic reporting software in accordance with departmental specification and policy.
  • Reports accidents or passenger injuries/emergencies accurately and in a timely manner following established departmental procedures.
  • Operates, restocks and maintains the paratransit vehicle to ensure a constant state of readiness.
  • Maintains clinical knowledge and skills to provide quality patient care.
  • When the Grand View Emergency and Transport Services office is closed, obtains information and coordinates efforts to arrange ambulance or wheelchair van transportation.

Schedule:
Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm
 

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • High school diploma/GED required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Service-oriented.
  • Ability to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire.
  • Driver's license – PA upon hire.
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