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 about Family 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 Driver 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 and reports using Microsoft programs is a must. In the event of an emergency, the driver must be knowledgeable of emergency procedures, to be able to recognize vehicle maintenance needs, and preform minor maintenance tasks (i.e. registration and inspection expiration, cleaning and oil changes).
Operate assigned vehicle in a safe and courteous manner
Drive Participants to and from their homes or destinations
Maintain accurate up to date records on all forms associated with transportation
Assist passengers including handicapped in and out of the vehicle
Operate ramps and lift devices as needed
Read and interprets maps and driving direction to plan the most efficient route
Perform minor maintenance tasks on assigned vehicles
Coordinate the schedule for major or periodic vehicle maintenance with management
Respond immediately to accident or medical emergencies by notifying emergency response providers and management staff
Pick up and deliver envelopes canisters etc. as needed
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School Diploma Follow the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone Drug and Alcohol free policy Required License RegistrationCertification: Valid NYS drivers license with acceptable driving record
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Family Health Centers at NYU Langone 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. Family Health Centers at NYU Langone 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.
NYU Langone Health, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.nyulangone.org.