Resident Transport Assistant (Per Diem)
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Transportation and Logistics
Specialty Transport Manager
Location 08055, Medford, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 4/15/23
Medford Leas is a Quaker based Continuing Care Retirement Community, serving more than 600 residents in an active living environment with extraordinary health care services on two campuses in Medford and Lumberton, New Jersey. Since it's opening in 1971, Medford Leas has been recognized nationally for its leadership, innovation, superior health and wellness services and a unique 180-acre arboretum campus setting.Must be Up to Date With Covid VaccinationsAnnual Flu Vaccine Required
The Resident Transport Assistant is responsible for the safe transportation of residents to medical appointments. Duties include, but are not limited to operating and maintaining transportation vehicles with a focus on safety and courtesy; performing daily pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections; performing minor maintenance tasks on the vehicles when necessary; fueling the vehicles; ensuring that periodic scheduled vehicle maintenance tasks are completed and reported; preparing accident and incident reports as necessary; assisting passengers in and out of the vehicle; and providing other services as requested by management when not engaged in transportation services.
Requisite Requirements:

HS Diploma or GED required.
Must possess a valid NJ State drivers license.
Must be 21 years of age, and possess and maintain a safe driving record.
Ability to drive a multi-passenger vehicle safely and appropriately, including ability to read and interpret road signs in English; ability to read, understand and adhere to the rules and regulations of the Federal Transit Administration and the United States Department of Transportation.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, ability to prepare concise and accurate records and reports, and extensive knowledge of the operations and features of assigned vehicle(s).
Ability to recognize vehicle maintenance needs and perform minor vehicle repairs.
Skilled in reasoning skills to interpret policies, procedures, maps, and route directions.
Possess some knowledge of a variety of computer programs.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift, push, pull and move a minimum of 35 pounds following safety precautions and instructions at all times.
Must be able to move freely to respond to situations requiring driving, lifting, carrying, bending, stooping, standing, walking and sitting.
Work is performed primarily out of the Resident Services Office and in company vehicles.
Work areas may have a wide range of temperature varieties.
Resident Transport Assistant is at risk for exposure to blood and bodily fluids.
Job requires driving a company vehicle to/from medical appointments in NJ and PA, and making trips on a daily basis.

Pay: $15.00 per hour