NYU Medical Center Transportation Assistant - Part Time in New York, New York

Transportation Assistant - Part Time

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Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, a designated Level 3 Medical Home, is the largest federally qualified health center network in New York State, and the second largest in the nation. It includes nine primary care sites, 33 school-based health centers and dental clinics, four day care centers, the nation's largest dental residency program, and New York State's largest behavioral health program. The network also includes 12 community medicine sites providing care to disenfranchised New Yorkers, comprehensive HIV services, chemical dependency programs, and a family support center that offers educational, vocational, and other social support programs. Learn more aboutFamily Health Centers at NYU Langone.

Position Summary:We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Transportation Assistant.In this role, the successful candidate The Transportation Assistant provides transportation for participants to and from their home to attend the adult day care program and circles the Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, and the Veterans Hospital areas picking up and dropping off riders along a specific route. Driver is required to have a valid New York State Drivers License along with a clean driving abstract. S/He must be able to drive a multi-passenger 14 seat vehicle and be knowledgeable in operating features of assigned vehicle (i.e. lifts, ramps). Preparing and maintaining accurate records using Microsoft programs is a must. In the event of an emergency, the driver must be knowledgeable of emergency procedures, be able to recognize vehicle maintenance needs, and perform minor maintenance tasks (i.e. registration and inspection expiration, cleaning, and oil changes).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Pick up and deliver envelopes, canisters, etc. as needed

  • Respond immediately to accident or medical emergencies by notifying emergency response providers and management staff

  • Coordinate the schedule for major or periodic vehicle maintenance with management

  • Perform minor maintenance tasks on assigned vehicles

  • Read and interpret maps and driving direction to plan the most efficient route

  • Operate ramps and lift devices as needed

  • Assist passengers, including handicapped, in and out of the vehicle

  • Maintain accurate up to date records on all forms associated with transportation

  • Drive Participants to and from their homes or destinations

  • Operate assigned vehicle in a safe and courteous manner

Minimum Qualifications:To qualify you must have a High School DiplomaFollow the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone Drug and Alcohol free policyRequired License, Registration, Certification: Valid NYS drivers license with acceptable driving recordMust be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.Required Licenses:Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications:Experience in driving bus or mini-van preferred, but not required

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.Family Health Centers at NYU Langone's network provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.If you wish to view Family Health Centers at NYU Langone's EEO policies, pleaseclick here. Pleaseclick hereto view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visithttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htmfor more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, pleaseclick here.

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Family Health Centers at NYU Langone


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