Lab Courier- PART TIME

Trident USA Health Services | Carrollton, TX

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Posted Date 11/29/2019
Description

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operates an automobile, small truck or delivery van to transport specimens, mail, supplies, equipment, and other materials to designated facilities.
  • Must keep a courteous flow of communication with phlebotomist/nurses/customers. .
  • Must multi task to include additional duties such as scanning, centrifuging, data entry.
  • Makes deliveries to specific departments, facilities, drop-sites, offices, or persons.
  • Picks up items from designated facilities, drop-sites, offices, or persons for immediate, next day, or future delivery.
  • Refrain from any discussion of patient information outside the Laboratory.
  • Knowledge of required specimen preservation and handling including picking up of none blood specimens.
  • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround time, streamline work process, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
  • Suggest changes to supervisor or appropriate staff members to improve customer service and communicates any changes in schedules as well.
  • Respond to requests for information, care or service in a timely and polite manner.
  • Work with others in respectful, cooperative manner and exhibits warmth, courtesy, and professionalism.
  • Represent Diagnostic Laboratories positively in each communication with patients, families, physicians, other employees and contacts outside the Laboratory.
  • Adhere to dress code and wear proper identification badge at all times.
  • Inform immediate supervisor of request that cannot be handled in a timely manner.
  • Inform appropriate staff of any accidents and/or injuries immediately in written form. Cooperate with others in institution-wide programs and projects as assigned through attendance, completion of tasks, and adoption of policies.
  • Maintain personal behavior to be consistent with a clean, quiet, respectful environment for customers, patients, facilities, co-workers, and any other contacts.
  • Follow work attendance policies; maintains consistent attendance and punctuality with no unscheduled absences.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record and ability to drive safely.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for communication with medical and laboratory personnel.
  • Previous courier or driving experience.
  • Principles and practices of safe motor vehicle operation and maintenance.
  • Traffic laws, ordinances, and rules involved in motor vehicle operation.
  • Geography of the community.
  • Proper use of the Thomas Guide maps or any other GPS systems.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet expected deadlines.
  • Ability to accommodate shift changes based on business needs.
  • Must be courteous and respectful to others.
  • Outstanding human resource skills to deal effectively with co-workers & clients.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Willingness to work in a fast paced high volume environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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