001-Dialysis Clinic, Inc.-Nashville, TN- Corporate Office

Courier/Transport Driver

US-TN-Nashville (Laboratory)
1 week ago
ID
2017-7267
# of Openings
0
2917 Foster Creighton Avenue
Category
Customer Service/Support

Overview

Founded in 1971, Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI) remains the nation’s largest non-profit dialysis provider. With a team of approximately 5,000 talented and caring employees serving across the United States, DCI provides care to nearly 15,000 patients on dialysis and 3,500 patients with chronic kidney disease. We offer a variety of services including in-center hemodialysis, home hemodialysis, and peritoneal dialysis (PD). Each position within DCI, from billers to administrators to nursing staff, contributes toward the goal of providing excellent patient care. Our staff has helped DCI achieve the lowest mortality and hospitalization rates among large dialysis providers for the past 13 years in a row.

 

The Courier transports and delivers to patient care facilities and all other clients of DCI, Inc. biological samples, mail, inter-office correspondence, laboratory reports, supplies, boxes, and other containers, and prescriptions and/or other items from the pharmacy.  At times the courier will be asked to transport personnel between the laboratory and other offices or patient care facilities.  Receives in shipments from couriers and ground shipping carriers.  Prepares shipping materials for distribution to clinics and customers.  Serves as a positive representative of DCI to all clinics and customers.  

 

This position is 32 hours/week position with benefits.  Tuesday-Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM.

Responsibilities

The following is a summary of what makes our team successful. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Delivers biological samples, reports, mail, supplies, and other items accurately and according to posted schedule and departmental procedures.
  • Completes dispatch log with route and time information.
  • Checks with sign-our/dispatch log for next and/or subsequent pick-ups upon returning to the building.
  • Receives and documents specimen and supply shipments arriving from ground or commercial carriers in a timely manner.
  • Delivers specimen shipments to accessioning department immediately following receipt in lab.
  • Notifies Logistics Manager of need for routine service and/or repairs of courier vehicles and other assigned equipment.
  • Observes all traffic laws and practices safe driving techniques.

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience: 

  • Must have a current and valid Tennessee driver’s license
  • Must pass mandatory and random drug and alcohol screening
  • Provide a current 5 year DMV printout 
  • High School diploma or general education degree.
  • Must demponstrate an excellent driving record and no preventative accidents with the last 12 months.

 

Work Schedule:

  • Must be available to work odd hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Scheduled 20 hours/week, minimum. 

Physical Demands: 

 

Must be able to lift regularly lift and move up to 35 pounds 

 

 

Bloodborne Pathogens:

 

Since this is a healthcare environment, there is a possibility of exposure to infectious/contagious diseases, hazardous chemicals and materials, needle sticks, and exposure to blood and body fluids. Further information regarding this position’s specific work exposure category will be provided during orientation. This position is classified as Category I.

 

HIPAA 

DCI employees are expected to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of paper and electronic protected health information DCI creates, receives, transmits, and maintains.  This is accomplished by following DCI HIPAA policies and procedures.

 

DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Disabled/Protected Veteran-VEVRAA Federal Contractor

 

 

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