Job Openings >> Transporter of Juvenile Male Clients 1st Shift
Transporter of Juvenile Male Clients 1st Shift
Summary
Title:Transporter of Juvenile Male Clients 1st Shift
ID:2040121
Department:Residential- Level 3
Description

SUMMARY:  This position transports clients in a safe manner to/from medical appointments, court, etc. in ensuring quality of service delivery.  The position supports the direct care staff and department(s) in ensuring that Agency guidelines are followed in residential settings, and in the medical area. This position may be part of ratio during business hours as needed for youth/staff ratio compliance and in ratio for emergency/crisis situations as assigned by management.

Hours for this positions are Monday - Friday 8am-430pm, however, hours may vary due to appointment times.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Transportation of residents to medical appointments and court(s) and provision of feedback and paperwork to the Supervisor.
  2. Knowledge of whereabouts and direct supervision of all adolescents in transportation, and including daily room checks and documentation of adolescent’s presence on the tracking chart every 15 minutes, or sooner, as situations arise, and safety plans dictate or warrant for client safety.
  3. Take appropriate action in handling crisis situations in accordance with agency policy / guidelines and rules; this may include discipline or restraint of clients.
  4. Oversee adolescents and make effort to see that agency policies / rules are enforced.  This position may be part of ratio during business hours as needed for youth/staff ratio compliance and in ratio for emergency/crisis situations as assigned by management.
  5. Be aware of each adolescent’s daily schedule; keep track of vital information and share with staff on the unit when necessary.
  6. Monitor medical status of clients and escort adolescents to the doctor / hospital when indicated.
  7. Share information with Nursing Supervisor, and other staff members, as needed, and keep daily records concerning adolescents in the communication log as well as in each client’s individual log.
  8. Maintain appropriate professional boundaries and confidentiality, Serve as a positive role model, and use collaborative decision-making skills.
  9. Supervise and transport adolescents as required by the program.
  10. Other duties as assigned by the Nursing Supervisor, and under departmental guidelines.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma and one year of experience with children and youth. 
  • A clear driving record, law enforcement record, and drug screen. 
  • Must be minimum 24 years old in order to be covered by company’s insurance policy

Physical Requirements (BFOQ):

  • Ability to provide satisfactory level of visual and auditory supervision of adolescents
  • Physically capable of meeting Handle with Care (restraint) requirements
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods
  • Bend, stoop, squat and climb steps/stairs as needed
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Able to walk and/or run at a level that keeps pace with clients
Powered by ApplicantStack