CDL Transportation Driver
The MENTOR Network Paterson, NJ
- Expired: December 03, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
Mentor Adult Day Health, a member of the Sevita family, provides day programs for elders with complex medical or rehabilitative needs. This allows seniors to obtain quality healthcare while remaining active and involved in the community and continuing to live in their own homes. Our programs are staffed with qualified, experienced licensed nurses and caregivers who are trained to provide individual assistance to each person we serve.
CDL Transportation Driver Caregiver/Program Assistant
Mentor Adult Day Health, a member of the Sevita family, is seeking a CDL Driver Caregiver/Program Assistant, to provide safe, reliable transportation services between clients' homes, day centers and to/from appointments as needed.
Responsibilities may include but not limited to:
+ Provide safe, reliable transportation services.
+ Operate the vehicle in a defensive, safe and courteous manger at all times, including in adverse weather conditions.
+ Obey all speed limits and local and state traffic laws.
+ Operate a two-way radio to maintain communication with dispatcher.
+ Assist participants from door to vehicle, when necessary, and in and out of the vehicle at all times.
+ Maintain vehicle's interior.
+ Conduct daily vehicle inspection using check list and inform supervisor of any problems
+ Assist participants with activities of daily living, including basic personal care, and attending to medical appointments, etc.
+ Assist in the implementation of social, recreational and educational programs, including encouraging social interactions among participants.
+ Accompany participants in scheduled activities, appointments, or others as designated.
+ Assist other staff in carrying out program assignments.
+ High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
+ At least 21 years of age
+ Minimum 1 year of experience in providing services to a special needs population, preferably with the elderly
+ Prior van experience preferred
+ Current valid Driver's License required
+ Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Passenger Endorsement required
+ Successful clearance of Background and Reference Checks.
+ Successful clearance of health screens and/or drug screens as required by the state.
+ Bilingual in Spanish
Why Join Us?
+ A chance to make a difference in peoples' lives on a daily basis
+ Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week
+ Paid time off, Holiday pay
+ Paid training
+ Career development and advancement opportunities
+ A dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next
We have meaningful work for you - come join our team - Apply Today!
Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face. We've made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve. Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets
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