Transporter - IRH - Kessler

ID149088
Part Time Regular
1199 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052
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Job Description

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation | Select Medical

West Orange, NJ

 

Transporter - Inpatient Rehab

Shift Hours: Part-Time, 8:00AM - 1:00PM (Monday - Friday)

(Weekdays Only)

 

For more than 70 years, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has pioneered the course of physical medicine and rehabilitation and is a recognized leader for stroke, brain, spinal cord injuries and work with amputees and orthopedic/neurological rehabilitation. Consistently named to the prestigious 'America's Best Hospitals' list by US News & World ReportKessler has set the gold standard in medical rehabilitation and is ranked as one of the top rehabilitation hospitals in the nation and the leading rehabilitation hospital in the East. 

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, a Transporter provides escort and/or elevator (as applicable) services to patients and assists with direct patient care on nursing units.

  • Transports patients via wheelchair or stretcher, to appointments, procedures, therapy sessions, and group activities.
  • Assists with meal services on the nursing units as directed.
  • Operates elevators for use by patients (as applicable).
  • Performs other duties as requested.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.

Preferred Experience

  • One or more years of hospital experience preferred.

Additional Data

Select Medical is an organization that is passionate about safety for our patients and our team members. The Inpatient Rehabilitation Division conducts post-offer employment testing (POET) for a number of job titles including, but not limited to:

 

  • Rehabilitation Assistant/Nursing Assistant
  • Nurse
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
  • Environmental Services
  • Food and Nutrition Services

  

POETS are completed as part of the onboarding process- to be completed before an employee’s first day of work.

**Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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