Bienvivir All-Inclusive Senior Health (“Bienvivir”) is a community-based, patient-centered, comprehensive health care delivery system that advocates and promotes quality of life, optimum independence, dignity, and choices in a nurturing environment for frail seniors. Since 1987, Bienvivir has served the frail seniors of El Paso, Texas through the provision of the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (“PACE”).
PACE is a unique managed care benefit for frail seniors (referred to as participants) age 55 and older who are certified by the state as needing nursing home level care and who reside in a PACE service area. PACE programs coordinate and provide comprehensive medical and support services so that participants can remain independent and stay in their homes for as long as safely possible.
BENEFITS for Full and Part-time employees who work 30 or more hours per week:
We pay 100% of the MEDICAL monthly premiums for Employee Only coverage.
We pay 100% of the DENTAL monthly premiums for Employee Only coverage.
We provide an affordable VISION monthly premium for Employee + Family coverage.
We pay 100% of BASIC LIFE for a benefit amount of $10,000.
We offer safe harbor matching contributions for the 403(B) RETIREMENT SAVINGS account.
We offer up to fifteen (15) days of PAID TIME OFF based on paid hours per pay period.
We offer eleven (11) company-observed PAID HOLIDAYS.
We offer education and TUITION REIMBURSEMENT.
We offer MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT.
Bienvivir is currently accepting applications for the following position:
Under the supervision of the Transportation Supervisor, the Driver is to safely transport and physically assist Bienvivir/PACE participants to and from the center to home and to medical appointments as dictated by the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT)
1. Safely transport participants and provide door to door service to/and from the center, home, and medical appointments.
2. Sign-in/register participants at Specialist Office for medical appointments.
3. Physically assist and escort frail participants from their residence to the van and back.
4. Deliver medications and medical supplies to the participant’s home and/or other facilities as required.
5. Driver will verify the name of the participant, the address and the center of attendance prior to delivery of any medication to participants.
6. Driver will request a signature from the person receiving the medication.
7. Driver will return undelivered medication to the pharmacy and will request a signature from the person receiving the medication.
8. Ensure that all straps are firmly and securely locked down when participants in wheelchairs are being transported. There should not be any slack in straps.
9. Drivers are required to carry oxygen tanks in the vehicle and set up a participant with a tank or exchange the empty tank with a full one, then set the liter flow on the regulator.
10. Take appropriate actions (contact clinic staff) in the event of an incident/accident with a participant or vehicle.
11. Provide the Transportation Supervisor with daily delivery logs. Observe and report participants’ changes, or participants who refuse to attend the center or are not ready.
12.To ensure participants have all their required Durable Medical Equipment (DME) when boarding/off boarding the vehicle.
13. Reads Mobile Data Terminal (MDT) notes to see how the participant should board/off board the van, - via main door or via lift.
14. Conducts daily vehicle inspections to ensure assigned vehicle is safe to operate.
15. Carry and maintain assigned cellular phone ON at all times during working hours or as required. Cellular phone will not be used while driving. All calls must be answered as promptly as possible without compromising safety.
16. Must work outside normal working hours in case of a medical emergency and/or late scheduled appointments to include medication deliveries.
17. Provide on-call coverage after hours, on weekends and holidays as assigned to provide transportation to participants, deliver medications, medical supplies, etc…
18. Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor, department manager or division chief.
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
1. GED or high school diploma
2. Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age with five years’ experience of continuous driving experience.
3. Must have a VALID Texas driver’s license (Class C)
4. Bilingual capability is required (English/Spanish).
5. Minimum one (1) year experience working with the frail elderly preferred.
6. Must have a current CPR card.
7. Driving record must NOT have any serious violations.
Our employees are caring, respectful, and responsible professionals who aspire to improve the quality of life of our participants.
Bienvivir is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate in its hiring practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, genetic information, Vietnam Era or Special Disabled Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
This position is located in El Paso. View the Google Map in full screen.