Laboratory Courier – Laboratory – Orlando – Per Diem at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/31/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
  • Travel
    Yes, 75 %25 of the Time
  • Shift
    On Call
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description

Laboratory Courier – Laboratory – Orlando – Per Diem

AdventHealth Orlando seeks to hire Laboratory Courier who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed AdventHealth Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.

Department Profile:

The laboratory at the Orlando campus is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and serves the patients at the Orlando campus, esoteric testing from other AdventHealth campuses and the broader community through the outreach services of the AdventHealth Laboratories. This team provides services including chemistry, hematology, transfusions, microbiology, immunology, special chemistry, molecular diagnostics, tissue typing, diagnostic hematology, cytology and pathology. The laboratory goal is to produce safe, accurate and timely test results through the use of innovative instrumentation and efficient work processes, all performed in a cost efficient manner. Over 36 million results are reported on an annual basis. These efforts are supported by over 390 staff members including pathologists, technologists, lab assistants and support staff.

Work Hours/Shifts:


Job Summary:

The Laboratory Courier safely transports laboratory specimens, various equipment, laboratory supplies, patient reports and similar objects between hospitals, campus hospitals and outreach clients. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Skills and aptitudes related to operating motorized vehicles safely.
  • Ability to maintain schedule under time constraints.
  • Ability to read text and numbers in English, with demonstrated ability to comprehend, measure, reason, match and problem solve.
  • Ability to learn and apply computer related applications and programs, including using electronic keyboards and other peripheral devices.
  • Mature judgement and the ability to handle confidential information within AdventHealth guidelines and applicable regulations.
  • Ability to handle infectious biological specimens, caustics, toxic chemicals and/or irritants appropriately and safely.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in written form with persons of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective and professional manner.
  • Ability to respond appropriately to buzzers, bells, flashing lights, and pagers.
  • 6 months’ courier related experience (Preferred)
  • High School Diploma or GED (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Valid Florida Class “E” Driver’s License and driving record in accordance with AdventHealth policy

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program
  • Operates hospital vehicle within the laws of State of Florida; maintains vehicle as expected.
  • Safely transports biological specimens and related paperwork according to defined schedule and department expectations.
  • Safely transports equipment, supplies, reports and similar items according to department expectations.
  • Performs various support activities to facilitate operation of laboratory to meet client’s needs.
  • Participates in, and has knowledge of, laboratory and hospital Performance Improvement activities.
  • Provides resolution to customer service issues within guidelines.
  • Adheres strictly to AdventHealth Compliance Plan and the rules and regulations of applicable regulatory authorities; protects confidentiality of patient information and results at all times.
  • Appropriately uses PPE, and follows safety policies, including handwashing. Understands and adheres to Chemical Hygiene plan.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or area.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Laboratory Courier opportunity with AdventHealth Orlando and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Laboratory Courier, Laboratory, Orlando

Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Laboratory
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Per Diem
Shift:  On Call
Job Level:  Entry Level
Education Level:  None
Travel:  Yes, 75 %25 of the Time
Job Posting:  Jul 31, 2019, 10:34:31 AM

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