The primary purpose of this position is to provide
transportation to and from the facility’s activity programs,
physician’s appointments and outings. This also includes making
deliveries and other transportation duties.
Loading and unloading residents into the transport vehicle and
securing residents safely inside the vehicle.
Transporting residents to physician’s office, places designated
by the Activities Department and other appointments as assigned.
This includes making other deliveries as assigned.
Having a nursing assistant or licensed nurse accompany all
residents that have any medical complexity, as determined by the
DON or ADON.
Ensuring that a charged cell phone is available at all times
during any bus operation and must not use the cell phone during the
operation of the vehicle.
Ensuring that the resident LOA is signed by the nursing
personnel or themselves.
Ensuring that all necessary paperwork accompanies the resident
for appointments, keeping all resident information confidential and
secure, and keeping track that none of the resident’s information
Reporting to the nurse once the resident returns to the facility
and accurately recording transports.
Calling 911 immediately if any resident requires medical
attention and then notifying the HFA and DON.
Reporting to appropriate Charge Nurse or designee any resident
who lacks proper I.D.
Reporting any significant change in a resident’s condition or
poor tolerance during transport to the Charge Nurse.
Displaying a pleasant, interested and positive approach to
Being able to work cooperatively as a member of a team.
Retesting of driving skills annually, regardless of age or
All drivers must be over the age of 21 and have driven for three
years or more.
All drivers must possess a current, unencumbered driver’s
license issued by the State.
All drivers must have valid documentation of a safe driving
All drivers must complete a basic first aid course.
All drivers must complete a driving skills test, upon hire.