Service Assistant III - Tram Driver - 11:00am-7:30pm with rotating weekends

Job Requisition #: JR62259

End Date: 7/8/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Support Services/Maintenance

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening

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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 to  exchange soiled and clean textiles carts between units and the Textiles department. Position is 11:00am-7:30pm with rotating weekends.

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:


  • 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: 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.

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.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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