Laboratory Courier

CLIN · Santa Ana, California
Department CLIN
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Job Title
Laboratory Courier



Job Summary


The Laboratory Courier is essential of the picking up and delivery of lab samples and specimens in a timely-manner.


General Responsibilities


  • Receive and pickup specimens from client facilities, at arranged time daily
  • Deliver supplies or products to client facilities.
  • Prepare specimen in a safe and efficient manner for transport to laboratory.
  • Receive additional route information on a daily basis.
  • Safely deliver specimens to laboratory.
  • Check and maintain specimen regularly to ensure temperature meets transportation requirements.
  • Demonstrate safe and courteous driving behavior while obeying all traffic laws.
  • Evaluate traffic patterns, alternative routes and weather conditions as needed.
  • Properly documents all tasks according to protocol.
  • Drive to client facilities, as directed by Lab Supervisor.
  • Ensure specimens are properly labeled in the proper tube and accompanied by a completed requisition; includes patient billing information prior to transport.
  • Follow Diagnostic Laboratories policy on transporting PHI.
  • When on-duty, answer mobile phone calls promptly and ready/available to work.
  • Complete written logs, time sheets, records of mileage, vehicle maintenance and other required records in a neat and accurate manner.
  • Maintain all equipment in good working order and report an issue immediately to Lab Supervisor.
  • Notify dispatch of availability for future assignment.
  • Assist with facility needs and perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
  • Ability to travel to Mexico by car for pickup and delivery of medical specimens to and from hospitals.


Job Qualifications & Skills


  • Education: High School or higher education.
  • Courier experience: 1 year (preferred).
  • Must have a current and valid California Driver’s License.
  • Must have a clean driving background and MVR.
  • Must maintain a good driving record.
  • SENTRI Membership preferred
  • Able to qualify to obtain Global Entry from U.S. Custom and Border Protection.
  • Able to work under minimal supervision and accurately maintain time sheet records.
  • Proficient in written/verbal skills in the English Language.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with clients, patients, public and all staff members.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks with organization.
  • Ability to take directions and conduct self in a professional demeanor.
  • Ability to follow and accept instructions and professional constructive criticism.
  • Ability to lift to 30 lbs.
  • Knowledge of required specimen preservation and specimen procedures.
  • Knowledge/follow HIPPA compliance regulations, regarding patient privacy policies.
  • Knowledge/follow OSHA requirements for lab safety.


Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Business casual work attire
  • Fully stocked kitchen and much more!

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  • Location
    Santa Ana, California
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