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Courier - Kona Patient Service Centers

Company: Sonic Healthcare USA
Location: Kailua Kona
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Position Qualifications:Summary
The Courier follows an established schedule to transport specimens, testing supplies, and test results via company motor vehicle to specified locations in a timely and efficient manner. May prepare and pack specimens for dangerous goods shipping in accordance with laws and regulations.

  • High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent required
  • Possess a valid and current driver's license required, Hawaii license preferred
  • 1+ years of customer service experience preferred
  • Familiar with island communities, rural, and remote areas
  • Presents and maintains a driving record which meets the standard of the Company's insurance carrier; initial hire abstract may not include more than 2 unrelated moving violations and/or accidents within the past 3 years
  • Able to operate automatic transmission vehicles
  • Able to utilize hand trucks/carts, typewriter, computers and specimen/package tracking system
  • For hospital settings, additional requirements may apply and change without notice, including, but not limited to, criminal background check, health clearance and hospital compliance training
  • Successfully pass Company pre-employment drug test and periodic and random thereafter
  • Demonstrated and proven ability/experience in accomplishments in all of our five core values:
    • Shine
    • Team
    • Accurate
    • Respect
    • Standardize

      Essential FunctionsUnder direct supervision and in accordance with Company policies, procedures and guidelines, this position:
      • Transports laboratory specimens from client facilities to clinical laboratory in a safe and timely manner while observing all traffic laws
      • Handles requests for special services, e.g., STAT and timed specimens, prudently and efficiently
      • Delivers specimen collection supplies and test result reports to clients in a timely and efficient manner
      • Utilizes electronic tracking system to track specimens
      • Within the constraints of the overall route schedules, accommodates client's special requests whenever possible, or if unable to do so, relates these requests to the logistics manager or other designate
      • Packs medical lab specimens/correspondence into appropriate cooler/boxes with consideration given to temperature and bio-hazardous safety precautions
      • May prepare and pack specimens for shipping as dangerous goods completing all necessary documentation in accordance with all laws and regulations
      • Follows established Company guidelines for a preventive vehicle maintenance schedule and coordination of repairs
      • Exhibits an efficient and appropriate time-management schedule in performing all routes
      • Sorts and files laboratory reports by route location for deliveries
      • Transports bank deposit bags between lab locations and various bank branches as required
      • Assists in moving lab equipment/supplies between locations as required.
      • May be directed to assist technologists in trash removal and other functions of the laboratory
      • Adheres to confidentiality, safety, compliance, and legal requirements
      • Maintains consistent and reliable attendance and complies with company guidelines on attendance
      • Completes Company safety and other competency tests as required and assigned by the Company
      • Must comprehend and adhere to the Company Driver Handbook received at orientation
      • Performs other duties as assigned
        Physical Demands
        • Requires prolonged sitting and operating company vehicles, on occasion up to ten (10) hours
        • Moderate to heavy physical effort (lift/carry up to 50 lbs)
        • Frequent reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching
        • Frequent prolonged standing and walking
        • Must be able to see, hear and respond adequately
        • Occasional exposure to video display terminals
        • Extensive use of hands and fingers
        • Extensive use of telephone
        • Extensive use of specimen/package tracking system
          Working Conditions
          • Air conditioned/heated warehouse environment
          • Air conditioned/heated motorized vehicle
          • Extensive exposure to bio-hazardous material
          • Sufficient noise and interruptions to cause distraction
          • May be asked to work extended hours, holidays and weekends
            Scheduled Weekly Hours:40Work Shift:
            Company:Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii, LLPRegular, Full-Time40hrs/wkMon-Fri between 0800 -2000, rotating weekendsPrimary Shift: DaysSecondary Shift: Days
            Sonic Healthcare USA is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace for all employees. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: Sonic Healthcare USA, Maui , Courier - Kona Patient Service Centers, Professions , Kailua Kona, Hawaii

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