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Job Announcement: Susanville Indian Rancheria/Lassen Indian Health Center – Transportation Aide/On-Call

Saturday, December 22nd, 2018

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Transportation Aide-On Call

Position: Transportation Aide/On-Call
Date of Announcement: December 20, 2018
Closing Date: January 18, 2018
Salary: Starting at $14.72/hr.
Grade: 8
Classification: Non-Exempt
Positions: 1
Hours: On-Call
Benefits: Highly competitive benefits package *See below

GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Transportation Aide will provide safe transportation for client’s scheduled medical appointments as directed by his/her supervisor and report any medical problems arising during transport to supervisor. He/she will be responsible for maintaining transport records.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Transport clients to and from doctor’s offices, hospitals and other destinations as directed by Transportation Manager.
2. Report any client’s medical problems or problems with transport to supervisor, as necessary.
3. Prepare for client transports by having all required paperwork, records, referrals etc., as necessary, ready and kept in a confidential manner.
4. Keep daily records on mileage, destinations and clients served, as well as cancellations and other activities.
5. Report, obtain prior authorization, and arrange for repairs of any major problems with clinic vehicles.
6. Maintain clinic vehicle as outlined in “Preventative Maintenance Procedure.”
7. Keep vehicles’ interiors and exteriors clean.
8. Prior to each transport make sure the vehicle is equipped with the following: a safety belt for each passenger, first-aid kit, thermal blankets, water and hard candy. If necessary, appropriate child safety seat.
9. Act as an advocate for the client during transport and at the facility to which the client has been transported.
10. Act as liaison between LIHC, the client, and the alternate provider.
11. Take responsibility and act as an advocate for the Clinic and client in ensuring that appropriate follow-up is pursued concerning ANY potential questionable transport situation that may arise.
12. Will call client(s) the day before to confirm client’s appointment(s).
13. Provide services with excellent customer service, friendly attitude and on-time.
14. Contributes to the team effort by participating in the Susanville Indian Rancheria’s facility wide program improvements, goals and standards.
15. Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS
1. High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.
2. One year to three years of similar or related experience.
3. Must possess a valid California driver’s license with no more than five MVR points as determined by the Susanville Indian Rancheria insurance provider.
4. Must be between the age of 21 and 65 (for insurance purposes).
5. Must have physical ability to assist client in and out of vehicle and to their destinations, if necessary and lift and load wheelchairs from vehicles.
6. Must have ability to obtain CPR certification within three months and maintain current certification thereafter.
7. Able to sit and drive for extended periods of time (3 to 6 hours).
8. Must not be a registered sex offender for any offence involving force, duress, threat or intimidation.
9. Must not be habitually or excessively use or be addicted to narcotics or dangerous drugs or have been convicted during the preceding seven years of any felony offenses relating to the use, sale, possession or transportation of narcotics, addictive drug or alcohol. Must not habitually or excessively use intoxicating beverages.
10. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
11. Have ability to work independently and cooperatively.
12. Must be able to deal with all patients with respect and dignity.
13. Must be able to keep confidentiality in all situations.
14. Must have excellent customer service skills and orientation.

BEHAVIOR:
The vision, goals and objectives of the Susanville Indian Rancheria requires the employee to perform in both a professional and personable manner. The way the employee relates to fellow employees, customers and visitors is considered parallel in importance to technical knowledge and ability. Respect and consideration given to the dignity of each customer, visitor and fellow employee is requisite of successful job performance. Any attitude or behavior that will tarnish the name or reputation of the Susanville Indian Rancheria will not be tolerated and is subject to disciplinary action. As an employee of the Tribe, he/she will be subject to the Policies and Procedures of the Susanville Indian Rancheria.

PHYSICAL SAFETY
The work requires minor physical exertion such as short periods of standing, walking, some recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities,
such as setting up displays, moving tables, etc.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found indoors.

SIR BENEFITS PACKAGE
The Susanville Indian Rancheria offers its Full-Time employees a highly competitive benefits package, including: annual cost-of-living increases (based on SSA COLA); eligibility for annual merit increases; twelve paid holidays; thirteen days paid sick leave; up to twenty-six days paid annual leave (depending on length of service); maternity leave; paternity leave; affordable group health, dental, and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan.

PREFERENCE POLICY
1st Preference Enrolled member of a Federally Recognized Tribe.
2nd Preference Documented proof of Veteran Status, i.e. DD-214, Veterans Benefit Card.
3rd Preference Non-Native applicant.

HOW TO APPLY AND APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
All applicants are required to submit a Susanville Indian Rancheria/ Lassen Indian Health Center application. Applications can be found on our website at www.sir-nsn.gov/human-resources/ (SIR – LIHC – Gaming Commission Application for Employment P.L. 101-630 Requirements) or picked up at 745 Joaquin Street, Susanville, CA.

Only completed applications will be considered. For your application to be considered complete you must attach a copy of your High School Diploma or College Degree. If the position requires a valid Driver’s License you must also attach a copy of your Driver’s License. In addition, you must provide an additional statement on how you meet the qualifications.

Complete applications can be dropped off in person at 745 Joaquin Street, Susanville, CA Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. They may also be emailed to nmerkle@sir-nsn.gov or faxed to (530)257-1895.

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