Non-Medical Transportation Driver
- Assist clients in and out of vehicle.
- Assist clients with wheelchairs and medical equipment.
- Maintain daily logs of scheduled appointments.
- Inspect and monitor vehicles on a daily basis by checking oil level, tires, and battery.
- Communicate with the company's dispatchers daily.
- Follow appropriate procedures for handling disabled and senior clients.
- Utilize maps and other directional devices to locate designations in Northeast Ohio
Direct Care Provider
- Empathy: Clients are frail, impaired, in pain and need help. Being sympathetic to their needs and understanding is necessary.
- Attention to Detail: Some clients have specific rules or schedules that must be minded, or specific dietary or physical rules that must be followed.
- Interpersonal Skills: Direct Care Providers work in a very personal way with their clients. Some will be in pain or very sensitive to their fragility. They must be sensitive and compassionate with clients.
- Stamina: Personal care assistants might need to lift clients into the bathtub, cars and into bed, and need strength.
- Time Management: Personal care assistants are schedule keepers. They have to be there to make sure clients get up on time, make sure medication is taken on schedule and clients get to appointments on time.