PACE Patient Transporter

Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

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Position Description

Mountain Empire Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) in Big Stone Gap invites applications for a full-time patient transporter. Join a team dedicated to caring for older adults with chronic illnesses who live at home and need help with activities of daily living.

We seek a qualified candidate to provide general and specialized transportation services for PACE participants, including to and from home and medical appointments, using an agency vehicle. The candidate will provide door-to-door assistance to clients as needed, ensure participants’ safety during transport and in public and perform other general duties as directed. Other tasks will be assigned to assist the primary care, therapy and adult day health staff.

A valid Virginia driver’s license is required. The candidate must also successfully complete a geriatric nursing assistant course with issuance of certificate. A certified nursing assistant license is also preferred. The position requires some lifting, bending and stooping.

No barrier crime convictions. See § 32.1-126.01, §32.1-162.9:1 and §63.2-1719 of the Code of Virginia for a complete list.
EEO/VET/AA/Older WorkerEEO-VET-AA-Older Workers

Type: Full-time