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Providence Activities/Transportation Coordinator in Hood River, Oregon


Providence is calling a Activities, Transportation Coordinator Down Manor - Down Manor Columbia Gorge Service Area (1.0 FTE, Days) to Down Manor Hood River in Hood River, OR

We are seeking a Activities, Transportation Coordinator Down Manor - Down Manor Columbia Gorge Service Area that will be responsible for planning, organizing and implementing all facility sponsored activity programs for the residents of Providence Senior Village (Down Manor).

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Schedule all incoming transportation requests from residents for banking, shopping, and medical appointments

  • Provide transportation for Senior Village residents to local banking, shopping and medical appointments as well as transportation for recreational/sightseeing trips

  • Be responsible for researching, planning, coordinating and implementing all facility wide monthly activities and updating activities calendar accordingly so that it has current information

  • Publicize upcoming activities and works hard to engage residents in activities of their choosing

  • Be responsible for the coordination, scheduling and maintenance of the Volunteer program

  • Be responsible for planning and purchasing of supplies for resident craft group within budget

  • Conduct focus groups and surveys to solicit resident input to help design and plan resident outings and other activities

  • Design interesting activities for residents of varying ages, interests and physical abilities

  • Plan and host parties and celebrations for holidays, birthdays and other occasions

  • Work closely with the Resident Manager and Core Leaders to include non-resident family members in activities

  • Work closely with the Resident Manager and Core Leaders to include members of the public in some activities to better promote the facility in the community and to present Senior Village as a desirable place for seniors to live

  • Help make Senior Village an enjoyable place for residents to live, family members to visit and the public to enjoy when appropriate

  • Plan, lead and coordinate resident activities in the building as well as excursions to museums, theaters, shopping centers and scenic areas

  • Transport residents via 20 passenger bus or van to scheduled activities and appointments

  • Ensure that activity areas are well maintained, stocked and set up for planned activities

  • Adhere to safety guidelines and can manage resident illnesses or accidents that occur during activities

  • Interview each resident upon move-in and ensure there are activities that fit their needs


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • High School Diploma -OR- GED

  • Demonstrated experience in transporting people with special need

  • Five (5) years of Driving experience

  • Valid driver's license

  • Driving record consistent with GOP Safe Driving Policy 330 Incident Point Matrix at time of hire

  • CPR and First Aid Certified (or training will be provided by employer within 30 days of hire date)

  • Knowledge of Microsoft office software and intermediate level of computer skill

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Services or Marketing/Communications

  • Experience in working with senior citizens

  • Current CDL

  • Extensive knowledge of both Hood River County and Multnomah County streets

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Patient Transporter

Location: Oregon-Hood River

Req ID: 270519