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Driver (FT) - Renaissance on Peachtree

Company: Cedarhurst Senior Living
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

We have a new and exciting opportunity to serve as a full-time Driver (with weekend rotation) within the Cedarhurst Living organization! If youre looking for a rewarding opportunity and desire to work for a company who truly cares about the people it serves apply now!

To Cedarhurst Living, LLC, our residents are family; and as such, we take great pride in providing superior, compassionate health care services and support to residents in our Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care communities. Our approach to Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care is shaped by respect and understanding of the unique lives of our residents. We believe our communities are more than just a place to live, they are a place to call home, and most importantly; a place to thrive!

About the role

As a Driver with Cedarhurst, you will be responsible for transporting residents to various outings, including but not limited to, doctors appointments, scheduled community shopping outings and events. You recognize the importance of your role and take great pride in providing clean, safe and timely transportation for our residents.

Like Cedarhurst, you are committed to excellence, understand the importance and impact of quality person-centered care and are passionate about seniors. You thrive on building relationships with a goal of making a difference in peoples lives. You will promote our community lifestyle, its amenities and life enriching programs, and achieve a level of customer service that identifies with our servant-heart standards of operation

Responsibilities, Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:

The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High School diploma or equivalent required and 1+ years of public transportation experience, preferably in a senior living setting
  • Must be at least 21 years of age to operate any Cedarhurst vehicle
  • Must be over the age of 23 to operate a Cedarhurst 15 passenger van
  • Must have a current Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a positive/clean driving record
  • Responsible for cleaning, servicing and maintaining community vehicles, as well as ensuring management is aware of any needed repairs and/or maintenance
  • Physically able to assist residents/passengers into and out of the vehicle(s) and able to safely secure wheelchairs prior to transport
  • Able to operate all electronics (phone, radio, etc.) necessary for safe transport and to communicate with the Community and/or other drivers to provide status updates and/or report any disruption of service
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times with the ability to effectively perform conflict intervention and resolution for residents, families, employees and others as needed
  • Must be able to meet all physical demands of the job which includes, but is not limited to: seeing, speaking, touching, walking, standing, bending, reaching overhead, crouching/kneeling or crawling, as well as the ability to regularly lift/move up to 50lbs independently and up to 100lbs with assistance
  • Ability to work well with others and take direction from management, as well as take initiative willing to go above and beyond to ensure our residents needs are met and they are comfortable in their living environment
  • Self-motivated to accomplish identified goals with a strong sense of accountability for results
  • Must remain flexible and have the ability to work weekends, when necessary
  • Must possess a general knowledge of laws and restrictions regarding senior living care, as well as a solid understanding of opportunities and limits of other levels of care within senior living
  • Basic knowledge in computer applications such as: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc)

What you need to know when considering a career with Cedarhurst

Cedarhurst professionals use their expertise and genuine respect for our residents to serve in ways that encourage

independence, dignity and individuality. We believe its important to take time to get to get to know the residents youll be serving and to put into practice our company values:

  • Passionate about what you do and the care you provide.
  • Trustworthy trust is earned by outstanding service and dedication to our residents.
  • Empathetic toward the residents we serve; and be there to listen, assist and above all else care.
  • Positive in your interactions with our residents providing them with a memorable and pleasant experience.
  • Respectful toward the residents and others, giving them the attention, dignity and independence, they deserve.
  • Approachable together we are family. Honest care and personalized service cannot be faked.

We seek out team members and leaders who exhibit and promote a high level of customer service, hospitality, curiosity and friendliness towards all residents, visitors, employees and the overall community. In addition, we seek out team members and leaders who are driven to provide a successful and enriched life experience to the seniors residing within our communities.

If you feel you would be the right fit for our organization, we encourage you to apply. Be part of making a true difference in our residents lives!

This employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Keywords: Cedarhurst Senior Living, Atlanta , Driver (FT) - Renaissance on Peachtree, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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