Courier

Geisinger - Wilkes-Barre, PA3.7

30 days agoFull-time
JOB TITLE: Courier

LOCATION: Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

DEPARTMENT: Laboratory Medicine

WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings

WORK TYPE: Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:
Drives a Geisinger vehicle to pick up and deliver specimens, supplies, pharmaceuticals, films, and reports to various Geisinger Medical Laboratories (GML) clients and GHS facilities according to assigned schedules or pickups designated by the dispatcher.

Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.

Reports to the Assistant Team Leader and Team Leader Transport Logistics.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, perform basic arithmetic calculations, and read, understand and follow directions.

Demonstrated excellent verbal communication skills.

Demonstrated neatness in appearance, courteousness, and dependability.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
A valid Pennsylvania driver's license and safe driving record required.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Must be able to push and pull carts, carry coolers and bins, and lift up to 70 pounds of material.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

GEISINGER MEDICAL LABORATORIES (GML):
GML uses cutting-edge technology and state-of-the-art information systems to provide laboratory services throughout central and northeast Pennsylvania. GML offers a wide range of routine and specialized testing in clinical and anatomic pathology.

We offer the resources of a national laboratory with the convenience and personalized attention of local service. We are dedicated to service excellence, teaching, accountability, respect and teamwork, and we offer many growth opportunities. Our laboratories are accredited by the College of American Pathologists and AABB.

ABOUT GEISINGER:
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Geisinger is known for its focus on caring and innovative programs including the ProvenCare® best-practice approach to maximize quality, safety and value; ProvenHealth Navigator® advanced medical home; Springboard Health® population health program to improve the health of an entire community; ProvenExperience™ to provide refunds to patients unhappy with their care experience; and Geisinger’s MyCode® Community Health Initiative, the largest healthcare system-based precision health project in the world. With more than 215,000 volunteer participants enrolled, MyCode is conducting extensive research and returning medically actionable results to participants. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES:
Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

  • Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.