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Mobility Assistance Vehicle Operator (MAVO) - Full Time

JFK MEDICAL CENTER Lakewood, New Jersey
  • Requisition # 2024-147382
  • ShiftDay
  • StatusFull Time with Benefits


Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.

Assists patients in transferring into and out of a wheelchair, and transports patients in a Mobility Assistance Vehicle between medical facilities, from their residence, either private or licensed healthcare facility, in a professional and caring manner. Administers Oxygen to patients as per the ASHI Oxygen administration training for NJ Mobility Assistance Vehicle Operators (MAVO).


A day in the life of a MAVO at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:


1. Perform all maneuvers / procedures as defined in accordance with Mobility Assistance Vehicle Operator (MAVO) certification and Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) policies. Including but not limited to:
    1.1. Pushing, pulling, lifting a wheelchair, with or without a patient over all types of surfaces, including but not limited to up and down ramps, through doorways, over curbs, and up or down stairs.
    1.2. Assisting a patient to transfer into or out of a wheelchair.
    1.3. Kneeling and stooping to secure a wheelchair in the Mobility Assistance Vehicle.
    1.4. Providing exceptional customer service.
2. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in driving a Mobility Assistance Vehicle.
3. Maintain a vehicle at the beginning and end of shift with required items for transports utilizing a Vehicle Check List.
4. Communicates timely with the Communications Center on status of assignment.
5. Safely administers / regulates oxygen up to 6 liters via nasal cannula in a non-emergency setting as prescribed by a healthcare provider.
6. Ensures adequate oxygen supply as per company protocol at start and end of shift.
7. Ensure that appropriate patient medical documents accompany all transports.
8. Thoroughly complete all trip sheets and turn in at the end of shift.
9. Decontaminate vehicle interior following transport of patient.
10. Must be capable of communicating via written and verbal means in the English language.
11. Must operate motor vehicles in a lawful and safe manner, always exercising due regard, while maintaining a motor vehicle driving record in accordance with HMH policy.
12. Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
13. Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

1. High School diploma, general equivalency diploma (GED), and/or GED equivalent programs.


Licenses and Certifications Required:

1. Valid Driver's License from a USA state.


Licenses and Certifications Preferred:

1. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification.
2. Mobility Assistance Vehicle Operator.


Working Conditions:

Lifts a minimum of 100 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 100 lbs. and stands a minimum of 4 hours a day.

If you feel the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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At Hackensack Meridian Health, we help our patients live better, healthier lives – and we help one another succeed. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how our team members support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we’re ready to transform health care and advance our mission to serve as a leader of positive change.


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