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It's Not Work When You're Doing What You Love! Woodland Pond at New Paltz is a CMS 5 Star Rated Continuing Care Retirement Community. Woodland Pond has an excellent reputation for quality care and exceptional service. If you are interested in our commitment to a positive, nurturing workplace environment for staff, we want to hear from you! We offer an excellent salary, benefits and perks.

Job Details Level: Entry Job Location: Woodland Pond, Inc - New Paltz, NY Position Type: Per Diem Education Level: High School Salary Range: Undisclosed Job Shift: Varied Responsible to Position Classifications Concierge and Security Services Coordinator Hourly/Non-exempt Directly Supervises and Evaluates None Is Back Up To: Driver Is Backed Up By: Driver WOODLAND POND CONFORMANCE STATEMENT In the performance of their respective duties and responsibilities, all employees are expected to conform to the following: Performing quality work with or without direct supervision Interacting professionally with other employees, residents, guests, and all others Working effectively and in accordance with the Woodland Pond Communication Fundamentals Completing tasks independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations Complying with all federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations as well as Woodland Pond policy and procedure at all times Position Summary The Driver is responsible for transporting residents of Woodland Pond to medical appointments, errands, special outings, and other destinations as assigned ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (*CF indicates Critical Function) Receives daily schedule from the Concierge; communicates with the Concierge throughout the day regarding pick up/drop off times (*CF) Is responsible for taking a roll call each time residents board the bus (*CF) Assists residents with packages and WP grocery carts as needed Provides supervision as residents enter and exit the bus (*CF) Operates wheelchair lift to assist residents on/off the bus (*CF) Uses hands free devices if using the phone while driving Cleans the inside and outside of the bus as needed and as requested by supervisor Removes all trash from the inside of the bus and sweeps the inside of the bus as needed Alerts supervisor when oil change, inspection, registration, or other required maintenance is needed Contacts supervisor immediately if an accident involving the bus occurs Reports resident illness or behavior changes to supervisor Departs Woodland Pond in a timely manner; if a resident does not board on time the rest of the group should not have to wait Meets with supervisor and other drivers once a month to discuss following month’s schedule Follows all traffic laws including posted speed limits and utilizing safety belts Completes idle time tasks as assigned Completing all required training and in-services All other duties as assigned GENERAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES Maintains high standards for work areas, attitude and appearance Understands that honesty and ethics are essential in the performance of duties Willing to learn and grow Demonstrates maturity in judgment and behaviors Able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends and/or holidays Maintains predictable and reliable attendance, wearing the appropriate uniform as assigned Qualifications High school diploma, or HSE with two years of similar experience Valid NYS Class D Driver’s License, with a clean driving record and proof of valid personal liability auto insurance required Excellent customer service and verbal communication skills Demonstrated ability to function within a Windows based computer program Ability to multitask Demonstrated knowledge of appropriate skills for communicating by telephone and in person with individuals of all ages, especially the geriatric population DEgree of travel Occasional off-site meetings, seminars, and conferences Disruption to Routine Must adapt to frequent schedule changes, department workload, and resident needs. Possible overtime Safety Hazards in Job Possible vehicle accidents. Stress due to the need to meet multiple, varying needs for residents, staff and visitors. Potential conflicts with unauthorized persons Physical Demands Never Occasionally Frequently Continually Sit X Stand X Walk X Bend/Stoop X Squat X Crawl X Climb X Reach Above Shoulder Level X Kneel X Balance X Lift, Carry, Push, Pull Maximum 10 Lbs. X Maximum 20 Lbs. X Maximum 50 Lbs. X Maximum Over 50 Lbs. X Must Be Able To See X Hear X Speak X Use One Hand X Use Both Hands X Environmental Conditions Never Occasionally Frequently Continually Involves Being Inside X Outside X Exposed to Temperatures of 32ûF and less X 100ûF and more X Wet & Humid Conditions X Noise, Vibration X Fumes, Dust X Hazards, Exposure Never Occasionally Frequently Continually Infectious Wastes X Toxic Chemicals X Needles/Body Fluids X Radiation X Chemotherapeutics X Occasionally = 1% to 33% of the time Frequently = 34% to 66% of the time Continually = 67% to 100% of the time Employers Disclaimer All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an ‘at will’ employment relationship ACKNOWLEDGMENT I have read and understand the responsibilities of my position at Woodland Pond as outlined in this job description.

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