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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Hospital Driver / Courier - Part Time 20 hours/week in Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Hospital Campus - Ann Arbor, Michigan

Employment Type:

Part time

Shift:

Evening Shift

Description:

Part Time afternoon position available. Scheduled 20 hours per week. Shifts scheduled between 2:30 p.m. and 12 a.m.

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.

POSITION PURPOSE

Provides courier service for all clinical laboratory facilities and client offices.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drives 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 filling in the 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 (cash). 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/LICENSURE

  • Requires basic skills in reading, writing and arithmetic.

  • No previous experience required.

  • A valid Michigan Driver's License is required.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Interpersonal 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 compensation

  • Full benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Life Insurance and Disability

  • Retirement savings plan with employer contribution

  • Opportunity for growth and advancement throughout SJMHS and Trinity Health

Visit www.stjoeshealth.org/careers to learn more about the benefits, culture and career development opportunities available to you at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 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.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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