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Providence Health & Services Driver - Full-Time Days, Full Benefits, $20 an/hr *$1500 Hiring Bonus* in Seattle, Washington


Providence is calling a Driver (Central Transportation, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence ElderPlace in Seattle, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

*Hiring Bonus: $1500 and $20.00 an/hr*

In this position you will:

  • Responsible for van and passengers during transport, providing care in a manner which assures participant satisfaction and retention.

  • Operate equipment safely and in compliance with vehicle licensing regulations.

  • Escort participant to and from home, Center, and appointments safely, courteously, and in a caring manner; report any participant or caregiver requests for changes in drop-off or pick up locations.

  • Follow established schedules and makes adjustments to meet unanticipated changes; determine the safest and most efficient pick up and delivery routes after consulting with Dispatcher or Transportation Coordinator.

  • Maintain narrative of the route throughout transport and upon arrival at the Center.

  • Use gait belts during ambulation and transfer as needed for participant and staff safety.

  • Safely carry out one-person transfers of participants to and from vehicles and inside vehicles.

  • Inspect vehicles and maintain them in a clean and safe condition; notify Transportation Coordinator of maintenance or repair needs; at the end of each day ensure that vehicle has enough fuel for the next morning.

  • Use daily VIR each morning before leaving the center.

  • Maintain standard records, eg: logs of passengers and miles driven, service records, gasoline purchases in conjunction with Transportation Coordinator.

  • Promptly report to Transportation Coordinator or other appropriate staff regarding participant related concerns noted in home or on van.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • First Aid training

  • Successful completion of defensive driving and passenger assistance training courses within 3 months of hire.

  • Current Washington State Driver’s License.

  • Driving record free from major violations.

  • Current CPR.

  • Successful completion of defensive driving and passenger assistance training courses within 90 days of hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year of previous experience driving passengers requiring assistence

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence ElderPlace is located in Seattle, WA. The PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) keeps older adults as healthy as possible in the community by providing comprehensive health care and social services including: primary and specialty medical care, a day health program, social work services, rehabilitation, housing (if necessary) and much more. The Providence ElderPlace team of health care and social service professionals and our affiliates provide comprehensive integrated care to our participants.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

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: Transportation

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 316520