Courier

Position Information

FTE: 0.375000 (15hrs per week / 30hrs per pay period)
Exempt: No
Day Shift: Hours per schedule
Weekend & Holiday Rotation: Per schedule
Pay Grade: 4 PAY SCALE FOR THIS POSITION BEINGS AT $14.00/HR

Position Summary

This position provides for the transportation of materials, including lab specimens, waste, supplies, mail, x-ray films, pharmaceuticals, and medical records/reports throughout the Health System and beyond. This position also provides the transportation of patients to the Oncology Center and back to their originating point, mainly outlying areas such as Gratiot, Houghton Lake, Harrison, Gladwin and Clare.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL:
(60%)* Transports the following throughout MidMichigan Health affiliates and surrounding areas: supplies, x-rays, lab specimens/bio hazardous material, medical records, reports, mail, blood, waste, laundry, and Oncology Center patients. This includes regular schedules and unscheduled “stat” runs. One FTE will be primarily responsible for Oncology Center patient transport, the other couriers will provide backup to that function.
(20%)* Performs basic maintenance checks on all transportation vehicles, schedules repairs, maintains log of repairs and maintenance of vehicles.
(20%)* Continually assists with route schedule changes to gain efficiencies within the transportation system.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides Excellent Customer Service.

Full-time courier positions may require on-call coverage participation as scheduled.

MidMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft® Windows. An employee may be required to participate in further learning opportunities offered by MidMichigan Health.

Qualifications

    Education Essential:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • in Education specialization:
    Essential:
    General Studies

    Credentials Essential:
  • Chauffeurs License

  • EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS:
Driving record that allows for driver insurability by MidMichigan Health Insurance provider.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Ability to problem solve/prioritize.

General knowledge of vehicle maintenance issues.

Mandatory Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training must also be completed annually according to the Exposure Control Plan.

This position may require background fingerprinting check in accordance with Michigan Public Acts 26, 27, 28, and 29.

Physical/Mental Requirements and Working Conditions

Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving public contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death.

Able to wear personal protective equipment that includes latex materials or appropriate substitute if required for your position.


Is able to move freely about facility with or without an assisted device and must be able to perform the functions of the job as outlined in the job description.

Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or without assisted device(s).


Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time. May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or crouching.

Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and other potentially infectious material. Must follow MidMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing as required.

Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to stay awake.


Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching, grasping, fingering and feeling. May require repetition of these movements on a regular to frequent basis.

Physical Demand Level: Light. Must be able to occasionally (0-33% of the workday) lift or carry 11-20 lbs., frequently (34-66% of the workday) 10 lbs. and or Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of Arm/Leg controls.

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