Transporter

Position Title

Part - Time Transporter 

General Description

The Care Navigation Program Transporter will provide client transportation services, as part of a multidisciplinary team, caring for clients enrolled in services with chronic mental illness. The Transporter will assist in the tracking of client appointments in the clinical offices at Burke, as well as in the community with providers, and other community resources, as outlined in the client's treatment plan of care. The transporter will ensure that the client reaches and completes these specified appointments in a timely and safe manner.  The Transporter will engage the client and their caregivers with excellent customer service and customer focus, in a supportive communicative manner, and also demonstrate excellent listening and decision making skills. Transporter will perform duties under the supervision of the Care Navigation Registered Nurse. Proficient and timely documentation skills are required. Self-discipline, flexibility, and time-organization skills are a must.  Service provision will occur to individuals residing in our 12 County Region as assigned. Reliable transportation is required.

Education

Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent.

Experience

Preferred: Six (6) months experience working with adults in a client general health care or Mental Health Care services capacity.

Licenses/Certifications

Required: Valid Texas driver's license.

Special Requests or Comments

Required: Must be physically able to complete required courses to include, but not limited to, SAMA, CPR, First Aid, Defensive Driving, Van Driving and training modules. Applicant must have a driving record insurable by Burke's insurance administrator.  Must have the ability to document appropriately and keep detailed records.

Physical Requirements

Required: Sight, hearing, talking, walking, lifting up to 50 pounds, prolonged standing, bending and/or kneeling, driving a vehicle, hand/finger dexterity

Hours 

Monday - Friday; 29 hours per week, during the hours of 8am-5pm

Salary 

$11.00 per hour

Travel reimbursement is provided.