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PRN Medical Specimen Courier, Portland (5624)

Company: Interpath Laboratory
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Job Description:

Interpath Lab is seeking friendly people with great customer service skills and a clean driving record for a Medical Courier position. In this position, you will pick up, transport and deliver medical specimens, lab supplies and reports, and interact with customers in a positive and a professional manner.

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Schedule: PRN, as needed; varied hours and possible work Monday-Saturday

Pay: $17.00 - $18.00 per hour DOE


  • Pick up, transport and deliver medical specimens, supplies, correspondence, laboratory reports and other items using approved methods and transport devices.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all patients, clients and employees.
  • Perform operator care on assigned vehicles, including inspecting and completing minor maintenance, and cleaning.
  • Practice client sensitivity at all times.
  • Maintain confidentiality of the client, patient, and company information at all times.
  • Administrative duties including excellent customer service to all patients, clients and employees.
  • Answer phones in a timely manner following company standards on proper phone etiquette.
  • Maintain and update courier schedule .
  • Participate in training and quality assurance programs.
  • Complete Operations Reports, Occurrence Reports, and other related documents as required.
  • Clean and maintain coolers, incubators, and other transport devices.
  • Assist in training of other couriers.
  • Coordinate with Supervisor, Specimen Processing staff, Client Services Department, Laboratory staff, Customers, Clients, and other couriers.
  • Practice supply conservation, discipline, and resource protection at all times.
  • Drive company vehicles in accordance with company policies and applicable public rules and regulations.
  • Understand and adhere to HIPAA policies, procedures and regulations to assure patient confidentiality.
  • Reliable attendance and presence at work. Benefit Highlights:
    • 401(K) with discretionary employer match
    • No charge for in-house laboratory testing
    • Company car
      • Education: High school graduate or equivalent
      • Licensure/Certification: Valid driver's license with no restrictions
      • Experience: Capable of driving vehicles with either standard or automatic transmission We are a devoted team of professionals that pride ourselves on building a vibrant work culture where curiosity, persistence, and positive attitudes are at the core. From a comprehensive benefits package to an ever evolving learning and development program which fosters career growth - we truly value our employees and are very proud of the work family that we have built since 1967.

        Interpath Laboratory, Inc. is a family owned & operated, clinical and anatomic pathology laboratory with over 90 locations in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. We are the Northwest's leading, innovative laboratory dedicated to providing, rapid, reliable, and economical laboratory testing services. With over 50 years of growth and prosperity, we are the region's largest independent laboratory. We emphasize the vital importance of a vibrant work culture and environment where building relationships, teamwork, and positive attitudes are highly valued!
        • Frequent lifting up to 30 lbs. Occasional lifting of 30-60 lbs.
        • Able to enter and exit assigned vehicle. Able to sit in vehicle/drive for up to 4 hours nonstop.
        • Able to load & unload assigned vehicle, with frequent bending involved.
        • Able to wear personal protective equipment as needed.
        • Regularly handling of potentially infectious samples.
        • Drive assigned vehicle in all types of conditions, including built-up areas, freeway, and rural traffic, hours of darkness, and inclement weather.
        • Exposure to odorous chemicals and specimens.
        • Occasional-to-regular kneeling, bending, stooping and twisting to perform vehicle inspections and minor operator maintenance, including changing tires. OHSA Category: This position performs tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids and/or tissues. All employees performing these duties are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis-B vaccination series.

          EOE Disabled/Veteran: Interpath Laboratory is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Interpath Laboratory, Vancouver , PRN Medical Specimen Courier, Portland (5624), Healthcare , Vancouver, Washington

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