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Transportation Coordinator

Transportation Coordinator

Job ID 
2018-4539
Company 
PACE Healthcare Transportation -Harrisburg
Location 
US-PA-Harrisburg
Posted Date 
5/30/2018
Category 
Transportation
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Education Level 
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Experience Needed 
Less than 1 year
Salary Info 
Based on experience

More information about this job

Overview

Experienced Coordinator Needed to Oversee Transportation Department

 

 

SeniorLIFE Harrisburg - Full Time Transportation Coordinator

 

Senior LIFE is changing the way America sees eldercare, and we need passionate, hardworking, innovative, and versatile professionals to join our interdisciplinary care teams. In facilitating and implementing all transportation services, the Transportation Coordinator is essential to the success of this mission, ensuring all members have  transport to the center and, with it, the host of medical, social, and physical benefits associated. This is a management role, and the coordinator will have oversight of drivers for the center.

 

Senior LIFE is committed to enhancing the ability of seniors to stay at home and live safely in the community as long as possible by coordinating comprehensive healthcare and supportive services for our members.

 

Senior LIFE is an innovative program that uses a team approach to provide seniors with medical, social, nutritional and rehabilitation services. These services are provided at the Senior LIFE Center and are accompanied with in-home nursing care, personal care, and other homecare services as needed. Senior LIFE makes it possible for seniors to remain at home, enjoying the comfort and reassurance of familiar surroundings while receiving the care they need.

 

Senior LIFE is a Medicare Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) operating as a LIFE (Living Independence for the Elderly) program in the state of Pennsylvania.

Responsibilities

 

Transportation Coordinator requires supreme organizational and communication skills, ensuring that a host of key responsibilities and duties are seamlessly carried out daily:

  • Supervising all daily activities for drivers, including third-party providers
  • Coordinating outside services for members, including appointments, consultations and specialist appointments
  • Executing monthly driver training in areas such as member safety and escorting, accident avoidance and more
  • Evaluating vendor invoices and contracts
  • Managing vehicle maintenance in accordance with established best practices and OEM recommended schedules

Also, as coordinators will be highly family-visible, candidates will be expected to work in tandem with external caregivers to maximize the comfort and trust of Senior LIFE members. Coordinators are expected to be available to family members consistently, and to exhibit strong listening and problem solving skills to best educate participants in Senior LIFE services as well as upcoming appointments, activities and schedule planning. Coordinators will also be expected to participate in Plan of Care development for members, as a key stakeholder in Senior LIFE’s interdisciplinary team.

Qualifications

Transportation Coordinator 

 

The ideal candidate must be an analytical thinker with the ability to quickly evaluate and prioritize needs while maintaining a positive, team-first attitude. Applicants should have a minimum of two years’ experience in a supervisory role, along with a high school diploma or GED equivalent and a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license to operate a van or bus. Prior experience transporting passengers with special mobility needs as well as CPR/basic first aid certification is a major plus.

 

 

 

 

 

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