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University of Utah Health Messenger - Midvalley Pharmacy in Murray, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position provides messenger service to the hospital by transporting non-ambulatory patients, pharmaceuticals, medical records, lab specimens and blood bank deliveries. The incumbent also responds to various routine and emergency calls. This position may be required to transport medications within their scope of practice and according to State Law.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Transfers patients from one hospital area to another.

  • Handles devices such as intravenous bottles, oxygen masks, oxygen tanks, urine drainage bags and blood bags, all of which could be attached to the patient during transportation.

  • Transports expired patients to the morgue on a stretcher.

  • Picks up and delivers medical records, pharmaceuticals, laboratory specimens, blood, other medical items, and mail.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.

  • Ability to provide care appropriate to the population served.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

  • Entry level position.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Depending on the area of assignment, a current, valid Utah driver's license may be required.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intermediate work that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects while providing assistance to patients. The incumbent may face exposure to potentially dangerous contaminated bodily fluids, blood and blood products, chemotherapy solutions and other contaminants as part of the daily hazards of the job.

  • This is not your typical messenger position described above. You will be transporting medications from the pharmacy to other locations and to patients. Good customer services skills ans attention to detail are required.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Lifting, Listening, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

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EEO Statement

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Requisition Number 42679

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Monday through Friday 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Location Name Midvalley Pharmacy

City Murray

State UT

Department UUH RET 11M MIDVALLEY PHARMACY

Category Pharmacy

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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