At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we're not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we're driving excellence and improving outcomes.
For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker's Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor's Employees' Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We're treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
The Supervisor of Transportation oversees all aspects of the development and planning of policies and procedures related to the transportation of patients, employees, and materials (e.g., specimens, mail, treatments, etc.) across/between MSKCC sites. This encompasses oversight of the patient/staff vans, cargo vans, transportation staff and other resources. Ensures timely communication between the transportation team and other areas/depts, and quality transportation of materials that support patient care. Manages, coordinates and evaluates the operation and maintenance of vehicles, process of specimen transport, and activities of transportation staff in accordance with regulatory requirements.
Operations: Evaluates and implements on continual basis, operations and administrative policies and procedures of transportation services.
Ensures that the transfer of materials (e.g., supplies, specimens, chemotherapy, blood products, prescriptions, and other goods) between sites is handled efficiently, safely, and on schedule.
Ensures the safe, courteous transport of patients, their caregiver and staff between sites when applicable.
Ensures that all vehicles are cleaned, maintained, operational, appropriately inspected and registered.
Staff Supervision: Hires, mentors/trains, and provides operational guidance to and ongoing performance management of assigned staff.
Collaborates with administrative leadership team and Employment to recruit and fill vacancies in a timely manner with qualified candidates. Assesses potential candidates against required skills, job requirements and needs of the department.
Oversees the development and implementation of department orientation programs, including initial orientation and training schedules prior to the arrival of new employees; notifies (instructs) appropriate staff of responsibilities in the process. Determines and addresses training needs of staff.
Training: Oversees and/or conducts training for new and existing staff. Maintains accurate records of all training programs and establishes training schedule to ensure JCAHO compliance.
High school diploma required.
Experience in transportation functions.
Experience in supervision or management.
Experience in a hospital environment preferred.
Clerical skills to complete written records, to make financial reports, to document activities.
Ability to work with, direct and supervise activities of others.
Ability to plan, schedule, implement, and follow through on activities of the department.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
CDL Class B Driver's license required.
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center