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 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).
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 Diploma Follow the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone Drug and Alcohol free policy Required License, Registration, Certification: Valid NYS drivers license with acceptable driving record Must 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.
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.