This is an exciting time to join our dynamic organization. OPKO Health is a diversified healthcare company that seeks to establish industry-leading positions in large, rapidly growing markets, including pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and biologics. OPKO's diagnostics business includes BioReference Laboratories, the nation's third-largest and fastest growing clinical laboratory over the last 35 years, which provides diagnostic testing to physician offices, hospitals, and clinics, among others, and GeneDx, a rapidly growing genetics and genomics laboratory that applies cutting edge technologies to make efficient clinical diagnostic testing and interpretation available for individuals with rare and common genetic conditions. Come join our team and become part of something big, by making our patients and customers the highest priority.
We are looking for a Medical Courier (37.5 hours per week) in our Toms River, NJ location.
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 4:00pm-12:00am (Hours may vary based on business needs)
Couriers are our front line representatives to our clients. They are responsible for pickup and delivery of medical specimens from clients along a specific route. Their professionalism, courtesy, and customer service skills along with excellent driving ability are essential to our ability to service our clients every day.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties may include but are not necessarily limited to the following:
Drive a non-commercial vehicle throughout the shift on various roads and in varying weather conditions
Safely transport lab specimens, medical records, pharmaceuticals, x-rays, hospital supplies, interoffice mail, and related material in a timely manner
Demonstrate safe and courteous driving behavior
Operate a hand-held scanning device to accurately track items through the transportation cycle
Strictly observe operating policies, procedures and service schedules
Present a professional image to clients and the public through appearance and interaction
Conduct pre/post trip vehicle inspections and maintain a clean, neat, and orderly vehicle
High School diploma or equivalent
A valid driver's license and clean driving history (No violations in the past year, No more than two moving violations in the past 36 months)
Have at least 4 years of licensed driving experience and possess a valid driver's license issued in the state of residence
Successfully pass pre-employment (post offer) drug screen, MVR and background check
Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
Relevant industry/driving experience
Ability to determine efficient routing between multiple points
Extended periods of driving
Frequent standing, walking
Ability to bend, twist, squat, climb stairwells
Must be able to lift and maneuver a minimum of 55 lbs
BioReference Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer.