Courier - Lab

Providence Health & Services Portland , OR 97228

Posted 2 months ago

Providence is calling Couriers to one of our various acute care and clinical settings in the Portland Metro area.

If you are someone that is looking for a rewarding position with a Mission driven organization with focus on caring for the poor and vulnerable, then this is the place for you! We are seeking individuals with great customer service skills, proficient with various computer applications.

Please note the Courier position has a variable schedule working days, evenings and weekends.

In this position, you will:

  • Be responsible for routine and STAT deliveries and pick-ups of important freight items for all satellite clinics: confidential reports, interoffice and postal mail, UPS and FEDEX packages, diagnostic images, laboratory specimens, pharmaceuticals and supplies to medical offices, clinics, hospitals and fellow departments in the Providence Health & Services Oregon region.

  • Act as a communication link between offices, clinics, satellites and fellow departments.

  • Also be responsible for recording, monitoring, and maintaining the temperature ranges for frozen, ambient, incubated, and refrigerated laboratory specimens.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • Driver must posses a valid and current operating license

  • Employee motor vehicle record must meet department maximum acceptability standards regarding violations/accidents

  • Knowledge of traffic patterns in the Portland metropolitan service area

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Previous client relations and courier experience

  • Previous experience in a healthcare environment

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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Courier - Lab

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