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Lab Courier

Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics
Job Description
Overview:
Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics are part of a network of state of the art medical facilities located within the heart of the Willamette Valley. At Salem Health, we pride ourselves on being a community centric, diverse organization that has been voted a top workplace by our employees for three years running.
 

We continually strive to provide innovative paths to learning and growth while maintaining an environment of strategic problem solving objectives through Lean driven principles. We understand that hardworking, conscientious and compassionate team members are one of our most valuable assets and we are always looking for outstanding people to join our team.
 

Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics complies with the Oregon COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Healthcare Providers and Healthcare Staff in Healthcare Settings and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule. Every candidate who accepts a position with Salem Health will be required to furnish proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting employment ("Fully vaccinated" means having received both doses of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or one dose of a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, and at least 14 days have passed since the individual’s final dose of COVID-19 vaccine). Details can be found on the Oregon Health Authority site here .
Description/Qualifications:
Your Role With Us:
 

As the Lab Courier you will need to be an outgoing individual who thrives in an independent work environment. You will operate a Salem Health provided vehicle to collect specimens from our clinics and other contracted clients then return to our regional or priority labs in a timely manner.
 

Core Functions:
  • Timely, efficient and safe pickup and delivery of specimens, supplies and reports.
  • Positive specimen identification and transport integrity at all times.
  • Notifies supervisor of problems and subsequent actions.
  • Maintain appropriate inventory levels of forms and supplies for delivery to client facilities.
  • Operate company vehicle in safe manner, wears passive restraint, obeys all traffic laws and maintains good driving record.
  • Coordinate all routine maintenance on delivery vehicle. Notifies supervisor in a timely manner when non-routine maintenance/repair is required. Maintains appropriate stock of emergency supplies and equipment in vehicle.
  • Maintain complete and accurate specimen/report log.
  • Communicate with dispatch and others in appropriate manner and observes rules related to cell phone utilization.
  • Maintain knowledge of guidelines, policies and procedures by means of annual review.
  • Actively participates in training of new personnel.
  • Possess adequate working knowledge of the Laboratory Information System.
  • Utilizes the system appropriately and effectively.

Background/Expertise:

  • Write neatly and legibly.
  • Possess a valid Oregon driver’s license for at least two years.
  • Have an excellent driving record (no chargeable accidents and no more than one moving violation in the last three years).
  • Be able to lift 50 pounds to waist height and practice good body mechanics.
  • Be able to walk extended distances, bend, stoop, climb stairs and remain on feet for extended periods.
  • Be well groomed and exhibit a professional, courteous and service oriented manner at all times.
  • Demonstrated customer/client service skills
  • Demonstrated integrity and accountability in dealing with clients.
  • Commercial driving experience is desirable.
  • Must be able to communicate in an effective and professional manner with clients, their representatives and patients and have the ability to understand and follow detailed instructions.
 

We have many excellent opportunities available! To view all of our openings, please visit our career page at https://www.salemhealth.org/about/careers

Closing:
Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by law.
 
Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact my.recruiter@salemhealth.org.
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