Hui Malama Ola Na ‘Oiwi
  • Hilo, HI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision & Prescription benefits and Simple IRA. Paid Time Off and Holidays after successul completion of Initial Employment Period.

Hui Mālama Ola Nā ʻŌiwi is recruiting for a Transportation Specialist. Seeking a safe driver with a caring and compassionate attitude to provide ambulatory transportation for our patients and clients, including individuals with mobility restrictions, to and from medical and other health-related treatments and/or appointments. This position includes the delivery of COVID-19 related services island-wide and maintains the upkeep of our vans and specialty vehicles.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting with the transport of patients/clients who seek the services of the Agency.
  • Safely transports patients/clients to and from treatments and/or appointments using proper care in entering and exiting the vehicle and using appropriate assistance as necessary.
  • Aids and assists clients to safely enter and exit the vehicle by coming to a complete stop, exiting and opening the door and assuring that they are sitting comfortably in the vehicle with their seat-belts fastened, or the wheelchair secured.
  • Accurately documents services provided in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that all client enrollment procedures and service protocols are followed.
  • Informs clients of the safety and comfort rules; uses appropriate methods to enforce regulations stipulated during transport.
  • Observes and reports to the Program Manager, Transportation & Facilities other than usual client behaviors during transport and follows through with brief required documentation citing any incidents.
  • Ensures that there will be NO SMOKING or consuming of food or beverages during transportation.
  • Maintains vehicle safety/maintenance records to include daily vehicle inspections, repair/maintenance appointments, and documenting of daily mileage, etc.
  • Adheres to all safe driving rules and regulations, specifically, wearing seat belt and hands-free texting and calling while operating the vehicle.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Abilities Required:

  • Demonstrated ability to develop instant rapport with people.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of client information in accordance with HIPAA compliance.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Excellent ability to communicate with clients and their families in a culturally sensitive and respectful manner.
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Must be highly self-directed and able to work independently.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education
    • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience
    • One year of experience in Transportation (driving) experience or related field.
    • Proficient use of office equipment such as PC, laptop, tablet, fax machine, scanner, and associated software applications.
  • Licenses/ Certifications
    • Current State of Hawaii Driver's License
    • Clean driver's abstract
  • Certifications and Other Requirements
    • Current TB Clearance (2 step)
    • HIPAA Compliance Training
    • Bloodborne Pathogens Training
    • CPR/AED/First Aid Training
    • COVID-19 vaccination

Desirable Qualifications

  • Familiar with HMONO's mission, programs, and services.
  • Possess a working knowledge of Native Hawaiian culture, traditions, history, and current events. Keep abreast with Native Hawaiian issues and current events.

Hui Mālama Ola Nā ʻŌiwi has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy and accommodations for disability and religeous based reasons will be considered.

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