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Job Announcement: Susanville Indian Rancheria – Transportation Aid

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Susanville Indian Rancheria/Transportation Aid

OPENING DATE OF ANNOUNCEMENT: August 7, 2019
CLOSING DATE OF ANNOUNCEMENT: August 23, 2019
POSITION TITLE: Transportation Aid
SUPERVISES: No
STARTING SALARY: $ 14.72/hr.
GRADE: 8
POSITION CLASS: Non-Exempt
NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1
STATUS: Permanent
HOURS: On-Call
SUBJECT TO P.L. 101-630: No

GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY:
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.
15. Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM 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.
4. 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.
5. Must have ability to obtain CPR certification within three months and maintain current certification thereafter.
6. Able to sit and drive for extended periods of time (3 to 6 hours).
7. Must not be a registered sex offender for any offense involving force, duress, threat or intimidation.
8. 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.
9. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
10. Have ability to work independently and cooperatively.
11. Must be able to deal with all patients with respect and dignity.
12. Must be able to keep confidentiality in all situations.
13. Must have excellent customer service skills and orientation.
14. Must pass a pre-employment background investigation.
15. Must pass pre-employment drug test.

WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENT
1. PHYSICAL SAFETY: #2
The work requires minor physical exertion, such as short periods of standing, walking over rough uneven surfaces, some recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. Job may require recurring lifting of lightweight objects with infrequent bending or stooping alternating with the lighter activities. Job requires minimal agility and dexterity.
2. WORKING ENVIRONMENT: #1
Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found in a normal office.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:
• Uphold all principles of confidentiality.
• Adhere to all professional and ethical behavior standards.
• Interact in an honest, trustworthy and respectful manner with employees, visitors and vendors.
• Participate in departmental staff meetings, quality management activities, cultural and educational programs.
• Comply with policies and procedures.
• Maintain a current insurable driver’s license.
• Display respect and understanding of Susanville Rancheria’s traditions and values.
• The way the employee relates to fellow employees, customers and visitors is considered parallel in importance to technical knowledge and ability.
• 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.

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.

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, vision, and life insurance; and 401(k) retirement plan.

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 complete applications will be considered. For your application to be considered complete you must attach the following:
1. Completed Susanville Indian Rancheria/Lassen Indian Health Center Application.
2. Copy of your High School Diploma or College Degree or transcripts documenting your
graduation or completion of your Degree.
3. Copy of your valid Driver’s License.
4. Copy of any other certification required.
5. Copy of Tribal Card, if claiming Indian Preference.
6. Copy of DD214 or other proof of Veteran status, if claiming Veteran’s Preference.
7. An additional statement on how you meet each minimum qualification.

Complete applications can be dropped off in person to the Human Resources Office at 745 Joaquin Street, Susanville, California, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. They may also be emailed to nmerkle@sir-nsn.gov or faxed to (530) 251-1895 or mailed to the above address. All applications must be received by 5:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement.

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