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Transportation Escort

Company: Lutheran Social Ministries
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description'My work has special meaning: this is not 'just a job.'''I just love working there and that's a good place to work''It feels good every day to know that what you do at your job, will help and make a differece in somebody's life. Especially elderly people that feel lonely, sick and abandoned by friends and family. We are there for them. I love to work at Lutheran and I love my Participants. Because of the pandemic we can't see each other everyday-but I call them; and I can feel their happiness when they hear my voice. They know I care.We all do at Lutheran Senior Life At Jersey City.'Those are real statements from real employees at Lutheran Senior LIFE.We hope you feel the same way once you experience what it is like to work here.....*Caring* *Teamwork* *Kindness* *Open Communication* *Positive Attitude* This is how our team members describe the culture at Lutheran Senior LIFE! Apply today to find out more!We have a new opportunity for a full-time Transportation Escort!Under the supervision of the Transportation Coordinator, the Transportation Escort is responsible for the safety and well being of participants while being transported in Lutheran Senior LIFE vehicles.

Basic Qualifications:Education/Training/Certifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience with assisting the elderly or frail population
  • Holds current MAVT and/or CPR certifications (preferred)Skill(s):
  • Able to read and understand maps and routing information to navigate within the Hudson County area.
  • Able to handle information in a confidential manner at all times.
  • Able to deal professionally and diplomatically with people. Must have good interpersonal skills.
  • Experienced in transporting individuals with special mobility needs.
  • Must be flexible and able to function in stressful situations.
  • Requires individual who can coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with participants, caregivers and co-workers.
  • Proficient in identifying and recommending problem resolution.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range, with or without reasonable accommodation.Experience:Minimum of 1 year working with the frail or elderlyCompetency:Position specific competencies for Transportation Escorts will be met prior to assuming participant care.Medical Clearance:Employees must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participants contact.We care about our team members and the people we serve, so we made the decision to require all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Only candidates that are vaccinated or willing to be vaccinated should apply.LSMNJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Benefits:We have awesome benefits:Offering flexible pay - accessing your pay anytime!Medical Insurance Dental InsuranceVision InsuranceWellness ProgramLife InsuranceLong-Term DisabilityShort-Term DisabilityCritical Care & Accident CoverageNJM Auto and Home InsurancePet InsuranceIdentify Theft Protection403(b) Retirement Savings offering an 8% company paid match!Paid Time OffHoliday PayAnd much moreā€¦..

Keywords: Lutheran Social Ministries, Jersey City , Transportation Escort, Professions , Jersey City, New Jersey

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