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Transportation Direct Support Professional

Company: To The Rescue
Location: Parker
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionTransportation Direct Support Professional$2,500 Sign-On BonusAt To The Rescue, our purpose is to improve the quality of lives through personalized and skilled services, specifically designed for each individual or organization.Reasons why you should work at To The Rescue:Tiered pay system with compensation reviews every 90 daysPays up to $17 per hour based on experienceDaytime hours available, Monday - FridayEmployee assistance programMedical, dental and vision insurance for eligible staff Additional benefit options also availablePaid time off for full-time employees, and paid sick time for part-time employeesPaid, on-the-job training Growth opportunities within the organization and across departmentsReferral program with the potential to receive a $1,000.00 bonusRewarding careers with a sense of purposeSummary of Position/ObjectiveTransportation Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) duties consist of safely transporting Day Program attendees to and from their home to Day Program. The Transportation DSP will transport Day Program attendees in company vans and buses in accordance with the route prepared by the Transportation Supervisor. The Transportation DSP is responsible for understanding the support needs of each of the clients in their care. This includes but is not limited to understanding the supervision needs of each client, understanding the behavioral needs of specific clients and understanding the needs of each client with regard to ambulatory support required. Transportation DSP is responsible for reporting Incidents that occur while clients are in their care. Transportation DSP will assist Day Program clients upon arrival to Day Program and in preparation for departure from Day Program. Transportation DSP may be scheduled to assist with late afternoon client activities at Day Program in order to provide Day Program DSP time to complete their paperwork.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The duties include, but are not limited to, the following:Transports clients to and from Day ProgramAssists clients with walkers, wheelchairs, backpacks, lunches, and other items that need safeguarding while travelingEnsures clients safety and wellbeingEnsures the safe loading and unloading of all consumers entrusted to your careEnsures health, safety and supervision needs are observedMaintains records and prepares reports on services providedProvides back-up in other areas as neededAlways exhibits appropriate role modeling through language, dress and hygieneConversations should be appropriate for a business environmentCommunicates with appropriate managers on incidents requiring further attention & follow up; for example, an incident requiring documentation and communication to a parent, guardian, Host Home Provider or case managerComplies with proper safety policies and procedures (including all state laws)Provides exceptional level of customer service to both internal and external consumerFollows all To The Rescue policies and procedures Competencies/Qualifications/EducationConsistent timely attendanceCommunication proficiencyTeamwork orientationSafe driving practicesHigh School diploma or equivalentAbility to deal effectively and patiently with othersAbility to understand and follow oral and written instructionsAbility to lift 50 lbsMust possess a valid drivers license issued by the State of ColoradoMust have proof of insuranceMust have a clean drivers recordMust be able to pass DOT PhysicalMust be at least 25 years of age to drive DOT routes that utilize busesMust be able to pass a criminal background check, drug test and CAPS check (Colorado Adult Protective Services).Certificates/Licenses/RegistrationThe employee must provide and maintain a valid driver's license the entire duration of their employment, and must be eligible for the agencys vehicle insurance.Work HoursHours are varied depending on the needs of the organization. This may include, but is not limited to days, nights, weekends, and holidays. This position may require hours that exceed a typical 8-hour work day.Work EnvironmentThe work environment is consistent with similar office environment settings.Physical DemandThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to hear and speak. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, reach, and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.TravelFrequent travel within a 50-mile radius is expected for this position. Occasionally travel beyond a 50-mile radius may be required.Hourly Range$15/hr - $17/hrLocation: Parker, COIND-COTo The Rescue is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: To The Rescue, Parker , Transportation Direct Support Professional, Professions , Parker, Colorado

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