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Transportation Associate

Transportation Associate

locationBoston, MA, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/19/2024
Technician
Full Time

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Time Type:

Full time

Department:

Transportation

All Locations:

East Boston

Description:

The Transportation Associate provides transportation services to the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center PACE centers, serving the frail elderly, and providing courier services between EBNHC locations and PACE sites.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Offers emotional and physical support to frail elderly patients and families.
  • Transports participants to/from inside their homes to/from the assigned PACE Day Health Center or appointment (via stair chair carry, wheelchair or walking assistance).
  • Properly secures participants, equipment and other items in the van prior to operating the vehicle.
  • Operates vehicle(s) in a manner that meets the EBNHC transportation requirements.
  • Maintains vehicles and adjunct equipment in a manner that meets the EBNHC transportation requirements.
  • Operates, uses and understands adjunct equipment used in the performance of the job.
  • Follows proper procedures for loading and unloading participants on the vehicle using the lift or stairs.
  • Cooperates with intake and assessment team in the evaluation and re-evaluation of program participants.
  • Follows Infection Control procedures.
  • Provides courier service between EBNHC locations and Neighborhood PACE sites.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • HS Diploma/GED required.
  • Current MA driver’s license
  • Safe driving record for three years. Must provide a True and Attested Driving Record from the Mass Department of Transportation.
  • A Department of Transportation Medical Certification Driver Fitness Examination will be required and conducted every 2 years thereafter, unless there is need to send a driver sooner due the findings of the initial examination.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Hourly rate: $20.22

Benefit eligible, Full-time