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Courier Laboratory

  • Job ID: 454023736
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: 2nd Shift
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
  • Department: Vehicular Transport Srvc
  • Location: 111 South Front Street, Harrisburg PA 17105
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.68 to $23.48 / hour

Description

Purpose:
Provides courier services between hospital campuses, physician offices, clinics, etc. Responsible for transporting specimens, supplies, reports, etc. to designated locations.

Responsibilities:

  • Is courteous in greeting patients who require lab services.
  • Stores and transports specimens at the appropriate temperature
  • Operate ARHS vehicles with respect.
  • Accurately delivers supplies to various physician offices and between the campuses.
  • Transports samples in the appropriate device
  • Accurately delivers mail to assigned locations.
  • Takes requests and fills supply orders requested by physicians' offices and nursing homes.
  • Adheres to standard precautions when handling blood and body fluids.
  • Assist with courier requests form other departments.

 

Qualifications

  • High school graduate; must have a valid driver's license.
  • Knowledgeable of the laboratory transport practices.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with patients, physicians, and hospital employees.
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Accuracy in tasks of position.
  • Ability to multitask in a busy office setting.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Clearances must be dated within 90 days
 

  • Automotive Insurance
  • Driver's License
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more. 

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