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Transportation Worker (On-Call) - Behavioral Health 109

Long Beach, California, United States

Transportation Worker (On-Call) - Behavioral Health 109

Long Beach | California | United States

TELECARE CORPORATION

POSITION DESCRIPTION


TRANSPORTATION WORKER -- LA CASA MHRC


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

We exist to help people with mental impairments realize their full potential..


MISSION STATEMENT

Telecare will deliver and manage excellent services and systems of care for persons with serious mental illness.

Employment Status: On-Call

Shift: Varies as needed

Days: Varies as needed

POSITION OBJECTIVE

The Transportation Worker is responsible for transporting of clients to off site appointments, as well as other transportation assignments.


QUALIFICATIONS

One (1) year of experience providing direct care to individuals with severe or chronic mental disorders is required. A High School diploma or a G.E.D. equivalent and a valid Class C California Drivers License and insurability are required. Must attain Class ‘B’ licensure within sixty (60) days of the date of hire. Necessary skills include the ability to work independently with limited supervision. The ability to read, write and speak English is crucial. Experience working with severely and persistently mentally ill adults is preferred. Applicant must receive clearance from the Department of Justice.


KEY RESULT AREAS

MISSION, VALUES AND BELIEFS

  • Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values and beliefs in everyday language and contact with clients, the public and other staff members.


QUALITY AND QUANTITY OF WORK

  • Performs tasks correctly and according to policies and procedures.
  • Performs the following transportation duties:
  • Coordinates and schedules client transportation, as directed.
  • Prepares a master schedule for all client transportation needs each week, as directed.
  • Transports clients to scheduled appointments and outings.
  • Documents client appointments, behavior and any pertinent interactions in the medical record.
  • Monitors clients during transportation.
  • Conduct vehicle safety check before each use.
  • Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with clients and acts as a role model in maintaining a hopeful and positive attitude in problem-solving and coping with the disabilities associated with mental illness.
    • Performs the following nursing duties, as directed:
  • Protects clients from behavior which could damage their self esteem and/or the facilities’ relationship with other agencies.
  • When assigned to a nursing station, performs the duties of a Mental Health Worker.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Professional Assault Response Training (PART) principles and uses PART concepts to manage aggressive behavior.

  • TEAM MEMBER PARTICIPATION

    • Participates as a team member and provides input via reporting observations, concerns and asking appropriate questions.


    JUDGMENT, DECISION MAKING AND INITIATIVE

    • Demonstrates knowledge and proper use of equipment and supplies.


    RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS

    • Demonstrates a good rapport and cooperative working relationships with all members of the team; responds to co-workers with concern and promotes group morale.


    QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

    • Continually focuses on assigned tasks and seeks and implements improvements as necessary.
    • Understands and demonstrates the safety program in all activities.
    • Practices universal precautions at all times.


    CUSTOMER AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

    • Demonstrates a knowledge of Telecare’s customers including clients/clients, families and governmental agencies in all interactions and conduct.
    • Acts in a professional manner, always demonstrating respect and understanding of the community and neighborhood when representing Telecare in the community.


    PLANNING AND TIME UTILIZATION

    • Completes and follows through with tasks and assignments, meeting expected deadlines.


    ATTENDANCE AND RELIABILITY

    • Understands and demonstrates knowledge of all policies associated with attendance.


    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

    • Attends all assigned in-service education classes.
    • Always dresses appropriately and professionally.


    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    See below for requirements.


    Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted and/or changed at the discretion of management.


    POSITION PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    ACTIVITY

    (Hours per day)

    NEVER

    0 hours

    OCCASIONALLY

    up to 3 hours

    FREQUENTLY

    3 - 6 HOURS

    CONSTANTLY

    6 - 8+ HOURS

    Sitting



    X


    Walking


    X



    Standing


    X



    Bending (neck)


    X



    Bending (waist)


    X



    Squatting

    X




    Climbing

    X




    Kneeling


    X



    Crawling

    X




    Twisting (neck)


    X



    Twisting (waist)


    X



    Hand Use: Dominant hand Right--- Left---





    Is repetitive use of hand required? YES



    X


    Simple Grasping (right hand)



    X


    Simple Grasping (left hand)



    X


    Power Grasping (right hand)



    X


    Power Grasping (left hand)



    X


    Fine Manipulation (right hand)


    X



    Fine Manipulation (left hand)


    X



    Pushing & Pulling (right hand)


    X



    Pushing and Pulling (left hand)


    X



    Reaching (above shoulder level)


    X



    Reaching (below shoulder level)


    X





    LIFTING
    CARRYING


    Never

    0 hrs.

    Occasionally

    up to 3 hrs.

    Frequently

    3 - 6 hrs.

    Constantly

    6 - 8+ hrs.

    Height

    Never

    0 hrs.

    Occasionally

    up to 3 hrs.

    Frequently

    3 -6 hrs.

    Constantly

    6 - 8+ hrs.

    Dis-

    tance

    0-10 lbs.


    X





    X




    11-25 lbs.


    X





    X




    26-50 lbs.


    X





    X




    51-75 lbs.


    X





    X




    76-100 lbs.

    X





    X





    100+ lbs.

    X





    X







    OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS

    YES

    NO

    (If yes, briefly dsecribe)

    a.

    Driving cars, trucks, forklifts, and other equipment?

    X


    Driving Vehicles

    b.

    Working around equipment and machinery?

    X



    c.

    Walking on uneven ground?

    X


    When outdoors

    d.

    Exposure to excessive noise?

    X


    When outdoors

    e.

    Exposure to extremes of temperature, humidity or wetness?

    X


    When outdoors

    f.

    Exposure to dust, gas, fumes, or chemicals?


    X


    g.

    Working at heights?


    X


    h.

    Operation of foot controls or repetitive foot movement?

    X


    Vehicles

    i.

    Use of special visual or auditory protective equipment?


    X


    j.

    Working with bio-hazards such as: blood borne pathogens,

    X




    sewage, hospital waste, etc.




    EOE AA M/F/V/Disability

    Equal Opportunity Employer Description
    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
    Pay Transparency Policy Statement
    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.