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Job Title Wheelchair / Ambulette Driver
Location Somersworth, NH
Department Operations
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shifts hiring Part-time, Full-time


Position Summary:

The primary job responsibility of the Wheelchair/Ambulette Driver is to provide on-time response to clients and safe transport to a definitive care facility while providing professional customer care during every client contact.

 

Essential Functions:

The Wheelchair/Ambulette Driver may be assigned one or more duties. These duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provides an environment and equipment conducive to safety for clients, family members, visitors, and employees, assesses risks to client safety and in compliance with set precautions and approved standards. The Wheelchair/Ambulette Driver´╗┐ also operates the emergency vehicle in a safe manner at all times.
  • Responds to instructions from dispatcher and drives specially equipped vehicle to specified location.
  • Monitors communication equipment to maintain contact with dispatcher.
  • Maintains vehicles and communication equipment and replenishes supplies.
  • Maintaining assigned unit and station in a clean and presentable manner at all time. The employee shall strive to exceed the Company's expectations for cleanliness of station and unit.
  • Present himself/herself in a professional manner and displays a good public image for the employee and American Ambulance New England (AANE). Utilizes opportunities to participate in public relations and marketing activities.
  • Developing and striving to achieve personal goals established by the employee. Utilizes all resources available to achieve the personal goals.

 

Additional Duties:

The Wheelchair/Ambulette Driver´╗┐ may be assigned one or more additional duties. These duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work effectively with a diverse range of individuals, teams, managers, supervisors, and external customers. Excellent ability to communicate and work cohesively across Department lines.
  • Ability to consistently deliver outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers.
  • Strong organization skills and attentiveness to detail.
  • Ability to maintain a professional manner and appearance at all times.
  • Turn in and report all Lost and Found items to the On Duty Supervisor.
  • Use the spray washer, mop, and bucket to clean the unit at the end of the shifts.
  • Assist with the completion of appropriate forms and reports that are not considered essential functions.
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned by the Area General Manager.

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The individual in this position must possess the following qualifications:

  • Current CPR certification.
  • Ability to read and interpret all required documents and write required reports and correspondence.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work effectively with a diverse range of individuals, teams, managers, supervisors, and external customers. Excellent ability to communicate and work cohesively across Department lines.
  • Must have the ability to consistently deliver outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers.
  • Strong organization skills and attentiveness to detail.
  • Ability to maintain a professional manner and appearance at all times.
  • Current state driver’s license.
  • Satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s Driving Policy.

 

Education Requirements:

The individual in this position must possess the following education requirements:

  •  High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

 

Physical Requirements:  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Frequently:      Ability to lift, carry, and balance 110 pounds; ability to exert on a regular basis 50 pounds of force and at times up to 100 pounds.

Constantly:      Ability to bend and stoop, ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time, possess hand-eye-foot coordination and color recognition, good manual dexterity, with the ability to perform all tasks related to Emergency Medical Services Duty.


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