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Job ID 5768718 Date posted 09/19/2017

Matheny Medical and Educational Center

65 Highland Avenue

Peapack, NJ 07977

Matheny Medical and Educational Center, a unique special hospital and school for children and adults with medically complex developmental disabilities, is seeking a:

Driver

*Full Time*

Responsibilities include:

  • Addresses the needs of the patients/students in an age appropriate manner.
  • Provides transportation for Matheny or group home residents to day programs, medical trips, school trips and social/recreational trips.
  • Adheres to the guidelines of the Matheny Transit Policy and Procedure Manual.
  • Drives Matheny-owned and transit-assigned vehicles to state inspection stations as required.
  • Cleans vehicles during down time in the department.
  • Makes minor repairs in vehicles as appropriate.
  • Completes daily vehicle checklist.
  • Assists Transportation Manager with departmental tasks as requested.
  • Delivers and picks up vehicles for repair or service maintenance.
  • Checks first aid kits on a daily basis and records on proper forms, ensuring they are properly stocked.
  • Provides personal care services for students during trips as required.
  • Assists in PCA department when requested by the department manager.
  • Works flexible hours as determined by the Transportation Manager.

    To qualify:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. is required and knowledge of DOT regulation.
  • Valid New Jersey Driver’s License required
  • New Jersey Class C Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger Endorsement required; Class D Driver’s License may serve as substitute for current employees until above requirement is achieved.
  • CPR Level C
  • First Aid Certification
  • Patient Assisted Safety and Sensitivity (PASS) Certification preferred

    Matheny offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes medical/dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, tax deferred retirement plan, and generous paid time off.

    To Apply Please Contact jobs@matheny.org

    EOE M/F/D/V

  • By being hired into one of our Transportation jobs at Matheny, you’ll be a key member of the Matheny team. Professional’s in Transportation careers come from a variety of backgrounds, bringing an assortment of knowledge and skills to every area of our business. Please click on your desired Transportation job below to learn more about the exact qualifications.

    It takes special people to care for those with special needs.

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    While the great majority of Matheny patients have cerebral palsy as their primary diagnoses, Matheny also has patients with spina bifida, Lesch-Nyhan Disease (LND) and a wide range of uncommon conditions including Rett syndrome, Angelman syndrome, Cornelia De Lange syndrome, Wolf-Hirshorn syndrome and 4Q Deletion syndrome. Lesch-Nyhan Disease is a rare x-linked recessive disorder associated with cognitive impairment, high levels of uric acid in the blood, kidney involvement and the hallmark symptom -- severe and involuntary self-injurious behaviors. Matheny is recognized as the leading source of information on care issues regarding LND.

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