Service Assistant III - Tram Driver

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Are you service oriented and interested in working for an organization passionate about love and excellence?

We are currently seeking a full-time Service Assistant III - Tram Driver toexchange soiled and clean textiles carts between units and the Textiles department.

The hours for this position are 11:00pm-7:30am, includes working every other weekend and rotating holidays.

When you become an employee at ChristianaCare, you are joining a healthcare organization that was named Forbes 5th Best Health System to Work for in the U.S. for 2021! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy many employee benefits such as:
Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
Generous paid time off
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!


Demonstrates understanding and executes CCHS Core Values - Excellence and Love in each task.
Demonstrates patient/customer "comes first" attitude. Greets patients, visitors, customers, and co-workers with a smile and pleasant manner. Displays good customer service skills at all times.
Identifies and selects carts for delivery by designated location while following the established safety guidelines.
Operates tram in safe manner according to training. Secures safety pins to couple trucks.
Maintains the integrity of the tram equipment.
Fills out a safety tram cart checklist at the start of each shift.
Reports any maintenance problem or damages to supervisor.
Wears safety helmet.
Uses extreme caution when moving trucks through patient care areas.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
Performs other related duties as required.


Frequent contacts with nursing, patients, visitors, and Textiles staff.


High school graduation, its equivalent, or Department of Defense Certificate of Release showing discharge in good standing
Six months tram/forklift experience preferred


Knowledge of departmental policies and procedures.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
Ability to exercise judgement and tact.
Ability to manage stress in a highly visible service organization.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationship with co-workers and other departments.


Must pass physical examination: drug-free; able to hear, able to see, able to speak, able to ambulate. See attached Physical Demands Checklist


Exposure to dangerous pieces of equipment. Exposure to soiled laundry bags and linen.

EEO Statement:
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1079114

Posted On: Nov 28, 2022

Updated On: Dec 10, 2022

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