University of Utah Health Messenger in murray, Utah
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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.
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.
- Entry level position.
A current, valid Utah driver’s license is required.
Depending on the area of assignment, a Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through the American Heart Association 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 position is outside the traditional hospital environment. It includes delivery to other University of Utah locations and to patients. Flexibility and excellent customer service skills are required.
Carrying, Lifting, Listening, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking
Requisition Number 28458
Employment Type Full-Time
Work Schedule 9:30 am to 6:00 pm M-F
Location Name Midvalley Pharmacy
Patient Care? ..
Department UUH ANC 11M MIDVALLEY 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.