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The Whole Person PT Driver - Medical Transportation (Flexible Schedule) in Kansas City, Kansas

Title: Driver for Medical Transportation

Department: Transportation

Reports to: Core Services Manager

Status: PT - Non-Exempt

Hours per week: Under 30 per week


Operates The Whole Person vehicles to transport consumers to predetermined destinations safely, promptly and courteously.


  • Safely drive in a manner that adheres to the saying on the bus: SAFE, RELIABLE, COURTEOUS.

  • Daily safety and maintenance inspection of vehicle.

  • Relate positively to all passengers.

  • Promote The Whole Person and encourage ridership.

  • Perform minor maintenance (e.g., van washing).

  • Report maintenance problems to the Supervisor.

  • Report accidents and breakdowns to the Supervisor immediately.

  • Comply with all vehicle operation rules and regulations.

  • Complete required paperwork in a timely manner.

  • Attend training meetings and, where appropriate, county support committee meetings.

  • Regular and predictable attendance


  • Missouri Class E Driver’s License is Required

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 2+ years’ experience driving professionally

  • Must have a clean driving record with DMV

  • Must be able to operate wheel-chair lift and ramp

  • Customer Service experience

  • General knowledge of vehicles and maintenance

  • Must be able to work flexible hours – not to exceed 40 per week.


  • Able to be reached at all times during work hours

  • Ability to make decisions and take appropriate actions

  • Ability to determine work priorities

  • Ability to work with others of all levels

  • Punctual

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and consumers

  • Courteous and safe driver

NOTE: All employees must show proof of vaccination against Covid-19 at time of hire.


Sitting on a daily basis for many hours at a time, driving, walking to and from the door of the destination and assisting passengers, bending/stooping on a daily basis while lifting packages, assisting passengers or doing vehicle maintenance, pushing and pulling daily to operate lift or ramp.

Driver must also manage riders in wheelchairs. This entails negotiating single steps or curbs, positioning the wheelchair on the lift platform, maneuvering the wheelchair inside the vehicle and securing the wheelchair with the tie-down system. The weight of a wheelchair and passenger can easily exceed 200 pounds. All drivers receive training on wheelchair management and are encouraged to know their limits.


Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

The Whole Person is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring staff members reflecting the great diversity of our community. Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request. People with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.