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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Courier.
In this role, the successful candidate Performs transportation of Anatomic and Clinical specimens delivery and distribution of mail, packages within the institutional campus at theHospital from one area to another and all off-sites. Responsible for scheduled and unscheduled STAT courier services includes Frozen Section, GI, Endoscopy, ASU, Mini-Surgery, EHS, Admitting, Central Processing, Blood Bank, laboratories, outpatient transfusion and faculty practices.
Maintains communication with the -Anatomic Office to enable prompt response to special, unplanned requests for urgent messenger services from departments.
Releases bodies from morgue in accordance with policy as required. Recognizes unacceptable specimens and take appropriate action. Reports any discrepancies with Morgue Log Book to Associate Director.
Prioritizes work and supports co-workers in the accomplishment of day to day activities and tasks in an efficient manner. Trains courier staff.
Follows OSHA regs for PPE (Personnel Protective Equipment) and all safety procedures related to hazardous or potentially contaminated reagents or specimens when in contact with blood and body fluids. Recognizes unsafe working conditions and takes correction action.
Assists with specimen accessioning and filing of Histologic blocks, pathology slides, and maintains supplies as needed. Assists accessioning clerk with requisitions, etc. Verifies and logs specimen prior to specimen delivery.
Performs other duties as assigned
Performs daily rounds of hospital properties transporting articles, mail, packages, frozen specimen section containers, and other materials from one area to another as per policy. Transports specimens to outreach areas (Perinatal, Cytogenetics, etc.). Adheres to scheduled delivery, collection of specimens and requisitions in a timely manner.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School or GED. 1 2 years Prior work related experience. Ability to read, write and speak English. Basic computer skills.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal 'EEO is the law' poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.
NYU Langone —a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center—is one of the nation’s premier destinations for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of Tisch Hospital, our acute care facility; the NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services; Rusk Rehabilitation, the #1 rehab program in New York since U.S. News & World Report began its hospital rankings in 1989; and a growing ambulatory care network with locations throughout Manhattan, the outer boroughs, and the tri-state area, bringing services directly to where its patients live and work. An integral part of NYU Langone, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless pe...ople since 1841.With more than 75 divisions of specialty care including comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs for every stage of life, a multifaceted Research and Academic Center and the NYU Long Island School of Medicine focused on primary care. NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island joined NYU Langone Health as of August 2019. NYU Langone's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year.