Transportation CNA – PRN – Regency Care of Arlington – Arlington, VA

Job Summary:
The Transportation Aide is responsible for the transport of residents to appointments and activities as instructed and scheduled. Reports to the Director of Nursing (DON).

Hours: Part Time

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Obtains appropriate resident information for appointments
  • Prepares resident for appointment if needed
  • Loads and unloads resident(s) into facility vehicle
  • Communicates with appropriate individuals related to arrival and departure times in order to facilitate scheduling
  • Communicates with the nurse in charge regarding conversations from appointments.
  • Facilitates communication between Physicians offices and facility
  • Checks to see that equipment is available for transport, i.e., wheel chairs, oxygen, additional personal care items.
  • Communicates any vehicle maintenance issues to administrator and or maintenance supervisor
  • Assists in resident care as needed.
  • Aware of safety procedures related to transporting of residents
  • Use of cell phone as directed by policy
  • Monitors residents during transport
  • Remains with residents at appointments as directed by supervisor
  • Returns documentation to nurse after appointment
  • Adjusts schedule as needed and directed by DON or designee
  • Is Courteous to resident, family members and office staff
  • On call per schedule

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment in this position.
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements.
  • Freedom from illegal use of drugs.
  • Freedom from use and effects of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.
  • Minimum of 25 years of age

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experienced in coordination of schedules.
  • Familiar with driving routes and location of local medical facilities is preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • C.N.A.
  • Valid and unrestricted driver’s license.
  • Clean driving record.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Must be able to express self adequately in written and oral in communication and to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary care setting with residents, families and staff members.

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