Job descriptionThis position is based out of Oakland, and will work 11:00 - 15:00 Monday - Friday. Weekends and holidays rotation.Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, one of the nation's top health care services providers, spanning five counties in Southeastern Michigan. SJMHS represents more than 2,700 physicians and 14,000 nurses and staff, and includes 6 Hospitals, 5 Outpatient Health Centers, 8 Urgent Care Facilities and over 25 Specialty Centers.Supporting the Clinical Lab, and as a member of the Lab Administration department, a Hospital Driver opportunity is available. You will join one of the largest labs in the state of Michigan.
The Department of Pathology and Clinical Laboratories provides diagnostic and consultative services in all areas. As a Hospital Driver you will make regularly scheduled and stat pickups of specimens at referring physicians' offices or clinics.Full Time position availablePOSITION PURPOSEProvides courier service for all clinical laboratory facilities and client offices.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIESDrives hospital vehicle on daily scheduled and unscheduled trips to and from out-patient laboratory facilities, physician's offices, etc. to pickup and deliver laboratory specimens, reports, and supplies.Completes deliveries thoroughly and efficiently by using available specimen handling and other procedures, schedules, checklist, and client specific instructions. Contacts Manager if delivery or pickup is not completed.Assigns priorities in the event of multiple requests.
Reports any problems to a Manager or Section Leader for timely resolution.Fills supply orders by gathering required supplies for delivery.Maintains proper documentation of pickups by fillinginthe date and time of the stop on the routing list. Completely checks the vehicle for specimens at the end of the shift.Completes pickup and delivery for other hospital departments such as Materials Management (interdepartmental mail), Radiology (films), Cardiology (Holter monitor readings) and Urgent Care. May be asked to transport medical waste.Maintains a clean and neat personal appearance.Conducts oneself in a professional manner at all times.Answers client questions and accommodates requests, where possible, or refers question or request to Manager, Section Leader or Client Representative.Forwards client concerns about laboratory services or information about competitor's activities to a Client Representative.Monitors the operating condition of the assigned vehicle and adheres to the vehicle routine maintenance schedule including maintaining adequate fuel and oil levels. Notifies Manager of items which are in need of non-routine maintenance.Obeys all traffic regulations, drives defensively and never allows unauthorized persons to travel in the courier vehicle.Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to assure personal safety and that of coworkers, and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management.REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSURERequires basic skills in reading, writing and arithmetic.No previous experience required.A valid Michigan Driver's License is required.REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIESInterpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with physicians, physician office personnel, other clients, and laboratory and other health center personnel regarding specimen pickups, report or supply delivery.Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail when performing job responsibilities.Employees of St.
Joseph Mercy Health System enjoy…Competitive compensationFull benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Life Insurance and DisabilityRetirement savings plan with employer contributionOpportunity for growth and advancement throughout SJMHS and Trinity HealthVisit www.stjoeshealth.org/careers to learn more about the benefits, culture and career development opportunities available to you at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.Our Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTrinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.