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Kalispell Regional Healthcare Patient Shuttle Driver - ASSIST Center in Kalispell, Montana

Overview

ASSIST is seeking aResident Care Partner / Patient ShuttleDriver to provide transportation within the Flathead Valley in the ASSIST van or other designated vehicle. Assists residents on/off the vehicle as required. Including use of wheelchair lifts and ramps.

Responsibilities

  1. *Communicates effectively with others while maintaining discretion, courtesy and an understanding of individual privacy.

  2. *Oversees and supports the various activities of the Center.

  3. *Assists with simple meal preparation in a positive and professional manner.

  4. *Assists with non-medical needs including, but not limited to; overseeing trips to the laundry, coordination of appointments and/or transportation and providing shower and/or medication reminders.

  5. *Assists with and ensures the security of the Center. Seeks help or assistance immediately as warranted.

  6. *Assists with basic cleaning of facility and vehicles.

  7. *Proactively works as a team player by recognizing and assisting in all areas as needed.

  8. *Answers phones in a polite, professional manner and handles messages appropriately.

  9. *Works independently and in an organized and structured manner.

  10. *Provides information and explanations as necessary, but does not counsel, provide opinions or share personal information.

  11. *Driver Duties:

  12. Provides transportation within the Flathead Valley in the ASSIST van or other designated vehicle.

  13. Assists residents on/off the vehicle as required. Including use of wheelchair lifts and ramps.

Qualifications

  1. Basic Microsoft Office computer skill knowledge and ability to learn other software as needed.

  2. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, required. Possess professional communication skills and work effectively with a diverse population.

  3. Must work effectively and efficiently without direct supervision. Possess ability to take initiative, exercise independent judgment, and proactively problem solve.

  4. Previous experience in a similar care provider role preferred. Passionate about serving the needs of others.

  5. Must use good judgment, apply a high degree of integrity and maintain confidentiality at all times.

  6. Must remain calm and professional when dealing with others and when facing emergency situations.

  7. To be eligible for the Driver portion of the position: Must be 21 years old, have a Montana driver’s license, a good driving record clear of moving violations in the past five (5) years and no major driving offenses (DUI, etc.).

Kalispell is a dynamic community located within a thirty-minute drive of Flathead Lake, Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort, Glacier National Park, several National and State forests and parks, and the Bob Marshall Wilderness area. Kalispell is the retail, professional, medical, and governmental center of the Flathead Valley serving approximately 140,000 people in Northwest Montana.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please let us know.

For Kalispell Regional positions, please email Recruiting@krmc.org.

For North Valley Hospital positions, please call 406 863 3637.

Job Locations US-MT-Kalispell

Requisition ID 2021-9428

Category Support Services

Pay Period Status 80

Shift Days

Shift Start Hours 8:00 AM

Shift End Hours 5:00 PM

Schedule Days, generally 8AM-5PM with some flexibility due to ride needs

Position Type Full Time (Benefits Eligible)

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