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Casual Medical Transportation Driver

Shawanaga First Nation Healing Centre

Shawanaga First Nation Healing Centre

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING

Casual Medical Transportation Driver

Shawanaga First Nation Healing Centre is looking to fill the position of Casual Medical Transportation Driver, who, under the directions of the Executive Director of the Shawanaga Healing Centre, will primary be responsible for providing ground transportation for community members to and from their scheduled medical appointments. The Driver will ensure that all transportation forms will be billed appropriately including securing accurate information and fully completed verification data slips from all medial service providers as may be required by Health Canada. This role will respect and protect the rights of the clients, including but not limited to their right to independence, autonomy, and self-determination and their right to privacy and dignity. Vehicle safety and safe driving practices are necessary and important aspect of this role.

Job Requirements

  • Must have a good driving record with at least 5 years of driving experience in various environments and under various weather conditions.
  • Class G Driver’s License in good standing is mandatory.
  • Clean vulnerable sector check
  • Ability to deal pleasantly and effectively with community members, in potentially volatile and emotionally charged situations
  • Ability to maintain positive professional boundaries without imposing personal judgments and expectations on individuals and families
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Demonstrated time management skill
  • Knowledge of safe patient lifting/handling techniques
  • Proven knowledge of case management processes and procedures
  • Valid first aid and/or CPR certification

Qualifications and Specifications

Education

  • Grade 12 or equivalent required as minimum
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Must have a good driving record with at least 5 years of driving experience in various environments and under various weather conditions.
  • Glass G Driver’s License in good standing is mandatory.
  • Defensive driver certification is an asset
  • Knowledge of safe patient liftin/handling is an asset

 Skills

  • Ability to deal pleasantly and effectively with community members, in a potentially volatile and emotionally charged situations
  • Ability to maintain positive professional boundaries without imposing personal volatile and emotionally charged situations
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and in writing
  • Ability to work individual as well as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Demonstrated time management skills

Other

  • Must be in good health with the ability to physically assist clients with disabilities and mobility devices.
  • A Driver’s medial is required on an annual basis
  • A clear CPIC and clean Vulnerable sector check is required

Interested applicants MUST submit a cover letter, resume, photocopies of certificates/diploma/degree from a post-secondary institution, and three (3) references (preferably 3 recent employment references from a direct supervisor/manager or 2 recent employment references from a direct supervisor/manager and one (1) character reference):

Attn: Lisa Geroux

Shawanaga First Nation 2 Village Rd., Nobel, Ontario POG 1GO

Fax:  705-366-2740

Email: executivedirector.hc@shawanagafirstnation.ca

By: October 22nd, 2021 at 5pm

Preference may be given to Aboriginal candidates with relevant on reserve employment experience and/ or those with knowledge and understanding of Shawanaga First Nation history and community. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. We wish to thank everyone for their applications.

ATTENTION JOB SEEKERS • The job description presented in this posting is solely that of the employer. The YMCA Employment Service is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or currency of this information and does not accept any liability for the conduct and/or practices of employer.

 

To apply for this job email your details to executivedirector.hc@shawanagafirstnation.ca

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