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Courier- Part Time (Weekend Only)


Summary

This position is a 0.4 FTE, working an 8 hour shift on Saturday and an 8 hour shift on Sunday, work hours are 2:00PM to 10:30PM, this is 16 hours per week and 32 hours per pay period. This position starts and finishes at the Suburban Pavilion. 0.4 FTE, 32 hours

Job Description

Location: Lancaster, PA

Hours: Part-Time (8 hour shift on Saturday and an 8 hour shift on Sunday, work hours are 2:00PM to 10:30PM, this is 16 hours p/week.

POSITION SUMMARY: Drives daily from the Suburban Pavilion to LGH facilities, physician's offices and satellites locations in a hospital vehicle, transporting specimens to the core laboratory department for analysis and testing. This position could also transport laundry, storeroom supplies, mail, documents and equipment to various LGH facilities and locations.  Makes approximately 30 pick-ups/stops per 8 hour shift. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Operates an LGH owned vehicle to drive from the Suburban Pavilion or the Duke Street hospital to various LGH facilities and physicians' offices for pickup of patient specimens and other materials to be analyzed by the core laboratory.
  • Adheres to an assigned time window for each scheduled stop to ensure specimen integrity when delivering to the core lab.  Utilizes route sheets that lists predetermined stops with specific locations and pick-up time.
  • Understands proper specimen handling procedures to avoid contact with potential bio-hazardous materials and to maintain specimen integrity. Follows proper procedures during a spill to contain potential bio-hazardous materials and contacts proper authorities.  
  • Communicates with the client during each stop regarding specimen quantity, location and availability.
  • Records appropriate information on the route sheets including the number and type of specimens collected, the type of documents delivered and picked up, supplies delivered, the “will call’s” added and mileage traveled during the route.  
  • Drives to and from various LGH facilities, physicians' offices and satellites for delivery of items such as laundry, documents, storeroom supplies, and small equipment.
  • Prepares the coolers used to transport the specimens to the core lab. There are several type of coolers prepared depending on the temperature requirements of the specimen being transported.
  • Drives in adverse conditions and various types of weather.
  • Monitors and reports all problems arising during transportation concerning specimen preservation and condition of courier vehicles. Reports these concerns to resource team leader or supervisor.
  • Receives text messages and/or calls to perform extra pick-ups “will-call” as required. Changing priorities and/or requesting other drivers to assist.  Helps to coordinate courier services through direct contact with other courier staff members and communicating with the clients and other LGH members.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Valid PA driver’s license.  
  • Two (2) years of operating a motor vehicle.

Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

 

Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

CAMPUS Part Time Posted on 06/09/2022