Job Description

Courier-Transporter II
Job CategoryEntry level
ScheduleFull time
ShiftRotating Shift

Couriers collect and transport a variety of medical specimens, documents, and packages on and off the TMC Campus, as well as ingoing and outgoing U.S.mail. They may transport patients as needed. Couriers must have knowledge of greater Tucson, driving experience, customer service, interpersonal skills, and able to meet strict timelines.

SUMMARY:

Collects and transports a variety of medical specimens, documents, and packages on and off the TMC campus.  Handles incoming and outgoing US mail.  Transports patients as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Adheres to TMC organizational and department specific safety, sanitation, confidentiality, standards of behavior and values of Compassion, Community, Dedication, and Integrity.  Works collaboratively and supports efforts of other team members.

Exhibits excellence in customer service through appropriate attitude and interaction with visitors and staff as well as with other hospitals that use services.

Completes assignment log and obtains authorized signatures for each assignment.  Records time of departure, destination, cargo and expected time of return.

Sorts and processes incoming and outgoing mail. Collects and delivers mail, enters departmental correspondence, supplies, and other items as directed.

Collects, weighs and affixes proper postage to outgoing mail/parcels sent to domestic and international destinations.

Interprets and implements all US Postal Services rules, regulations, and guidelines.

Operates industrial computer-based mail machinery.

Balances figures, computes totals, and performs basic mathematical calculations.

Develops and maintains necessary records and files for efficient operation.

Maintains confidentiality concerning files or other documents and materials handled.

Maintains petty cash fund and submit appropriate documentation.

Operates a personal computer, calculator, FAX machine, copy machine or related office machinery in performing assigned duties.

Collects specimens as directed and takes them to laboratory for analysis, using appropriate or specified equipment handling specimens.

Operates a motor vehicle and ensures compliance with applicable motor vehicle laws.

Transports and delivers material and supporting documentation to the hospital.

May perform duties of Transporter I as needed.

Performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be at least 18 years of age due the nature of the job and the occasional exposure to hazardous working conditions.

EDUCATION:  High school diploma or GED; or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

EXPERIENCE:  Six (6) months of transporting experience, preferably in an acute care setting.

LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION:  Heartsaver CPR (HSCPR or HSFACPR) certification. Valid AZ driver’s license preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Knowledge of safety practices used in the transporting of personnel or merchandise.

  • Skill in following directions and maintaining work documentation.

  • Ability to read or listen and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

  • Ability to write simple correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

  • Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers.

  • Ability to read a clock and accurately document time.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Application Instructions

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