COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Across UPMC, our guiding principle is to always prioritize the safety of our employees, patients, and members. UPMC believes that vaccination is important, helps protect all, and advocates that everyone who can be vaccinated should be vaccinated.

UPMC continues to comply with governmental guidance related to local, state, and federal COVID-19 vaccination for employment. All employees and affiliated staff of UPMC entities are considered essential health care workers and will be accountable to follow the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) federal vaccine mandate. To be compliant with the federal mandate, employees must complete the approved vaccination dosage regimen currently defined by the federal government. Compliance with the federal mandate is encouraged before hire. Medical and religious exemption requests may be submitted for consideration.

For more information about UPMC’s response to COVID-19, please visit

Search Our Jobs

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct

Courier Laboratory

  • Job ID: 282501690
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hanover
  • Department: Lab Courier
  • Location: 300 Highland Avenue, Hanover PA 17331
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15 to $22.46 / hour


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



  • 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.


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 within 90 days

  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Total Rewards

More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC’s Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life — because we believe that you’re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct