Mobile Health Unit Driver- Per Diem (Multiple Vacancies)

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Recruitment/Posting Title Mobile Health Unit Driver- Per Diem (Multiple Vacancies)
Job Category Staff & Executive - Trades & Maintenance
Department Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations.
We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer.
Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New jersey is seeking a Mobile Health Unit Driver – Per Diem in Cancer Health Equity & Engagement at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
The Mobile Health Unit Driver supports the improvement of patient outcomes through implementation of mobile health services for cancer screening at ScreenNJ partner sites throughout New Jersey. The focus of the ScreenNJ program is prevention and early detection of cancer. The Mobile Health Unit Driver is a member of the Mobile Health Unit Team responsible for the safe functioning and operation of the mobile unit and thus supports the extension of health services to medically underserved residents across New Jersey.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Drives a large (38’ long) Mobile Medical Unit in a safe, responsible manner, ensuring the MMU is set up and ready prior to clinical team arriving. Ensures MMU is mechanically sound and is adequately fueled, completing pre and post inspections before and after each use. Promptly reports any adverse mechanical,
    unsafe or unkempt conditions of vehicle.
  • Ensures that medical mobile units are able to be driven safely, able to complete basic maintenance procedures for operation including vehicle refueling, generator operation, climate control operation, dumping waste, leveling jacks, maintenance checks, cleaning, supply purchasing, washing, etc…
  • Performs a wide variety of clerical tasks as directed by clinical staff, including, but not limited to, patient registration, updating demographic information in patient medical records, completion of new patient paperwork and other grant paperwork, and other non-clinical duties as assigned.
  • Stocks all required supplies and forms, conducts routine equipment and maintenance checks on the mobile medical unit. Responsible for medical mobile unit care and upkeep including general cleaning and daily routine maintenance.
  • Exhibits tact and a helpful attitude towards medical mobile unit staff, on site personnel, clients and demonstrates good communication and listening skills with staff and clients.
  • Promotes teamwork and actively participates in meetings.
  • Able to work closely with staff at client sites and other community-based organizations and willing to engage with patients to promote interest and access to medical, dental, behavioral health, nutrition, case management, and insurance enrollment services.
  • Adheres to clinic departmental policies and procedures, which include Joint Commission (JC) standards, Patient Safety initiatives, Patient Rights, and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy standards.
  • Attends relevant stakeholder and advisory meetings to support overall program implementation and evaluation.
  • Attends trainings and learning opportunities that expand content knowledge and best practices.
Position Status Per Diem
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
Work Arrangement
FLSA Nonexempt
Grade 99H
Position Salary $24.27
Annual Minimum Salary 0.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 0.000
Annual Maximum Salary 0.000
Standard Hours 40.00
Union Description
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility None


Minimum Education and Experience
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid New Jersey drivers license in good standing.
  • Certification in CPR required within 6 months.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Must possess strong verbal and written skills to communicate effectively with the staff, patients, and community partners.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with physicians (or other professionals involved in specialized service provision for patients/clients), staff, and external organizations.
  • Strong communication skills with diverse populations.
  • Solid relationship-building and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent coordination skills, including multitasking and setting priorities on work assignments.
  • High degree of independence, flexibility, initiative, and commitment.
  • Demonstrated awareness and value of cultural competence.
  • Effective oral and communication skills.
  • Must be computer literate.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Fluent oral/written Spanish or other non-English language.
  • Interest in and knowledge of community health care and primary care.
  • CDL Driver.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 40 lbs. (to move project supplies, set-up and break-down event equipment, etc.). Significant in-state travel to regional partner locations and program events may be required. Valid driver’s license, two (2) years driving experience, and successful completion of the University’s defensive driving program within six (6) months of hire are required.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Office environment. Moderate noise. The primary office location is in an office located at a partner agency in NJ (hiring for multiple locations with multiple office locations – each individual hired would have a primary office location). A centralized office location is in downtown New Brunswick and the incumbent(s) would be expected to visit this location approximately once per month for team meetings. Walking/travel between community event and community partner sites may be required frequently. Event venues occur in a wide variety of setting including indoor/outdoor events throughout New Jersey as well as virtual/video conferencing events.
Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 22ST3393
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
City New Brunswick
State NJ
Location Details

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Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees , Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals , if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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