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MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center Des Moines, Iowa
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The posted compensation range of $15.00 - $18.84 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2022-272794 Employment Type PRN Department Shuttle / Courier Services Hours/Pay Period 0 Shift Day Weekly Schedule days Remote No Category Medical Transportation
Overview

MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit Catholic medical centers in Des Moines West Des Moines Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) – along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care pediatric internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893 MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state with more than 7000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.


Responsibilities
  • Transports laboratory specimens, mail and other materials and/or supplies utilizing excellent customer service skills.
  • Follows established procedures and policies including infection control and bloodborne pathogens.
  • Handles chemicals according to established safety protocols.
  • Meets defined workload productivity standards. Supports and utilizes LEAN principles.
  • Utilizes courier logistical software and devices to track packages and document route
  • Ensures temperature dependent materials are transported at their required storage temperature.
  • Maintains cleanliness of vehicles and courier bags.
  • Attends and participates in department huddles
  • Follows established policies and procedures to accurately track packages and obtain optimal transport time.
  • Participates in teaching peers.


Qualifications
  • High school degree or GED, required.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English.
  • Two year’s experience as a courier, preferred.
  • Working knowledge of materials management preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s/Chauffeurs License required, must meet MercyOne’s Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, must be at least 18 years of age and be eligible to drive per Iowa state law.

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