Courier

Organisation
South-West Regional Health Authority
Reference
VAC-49080
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Procurement, Logistics & Supply Chain
Location
San Fernando
Salary & Benefits
Date Posted
29/03/2024
Expiry Date
18/04/2024
The position of Courier will be required to transport and deliver articles that can’t travel via traditional methods.

 

JOB PURPOSE

The position of Courier will be required to transport and deliver articles that can’t travel via traditional methods. This includes lab specimens, blood, urine, and body organs and tissue. Couriers may be required to drive a van or a truck in order to transport their deliveries and utilize email, cell phones or two-way radios to communicate with their Supervisor regarding assignments and deliveries.

  • Good communication skills, i.e. Ability to speak with a clear, well - modulated and pleasant voice.
  • Passion for healthcare efficiency and importance of timeliness.
  • Ability to write and format reports with respect to their roles and functions.
  • Ability to lift loads (up to 40 lbs) in accordance to good health and safety practices.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to remember the names, locations and functions of personnel served, and of the various departments in the Authority.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail with good multitasking skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and respond effectively to urgent situations.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public.
  • Strong sense of responsibility with the ability to work efficiently individually with minimum supervision as part of a team.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and convey basic vehicular issues that may arise during operation.
  • Performs related work as required.
  • Ability to perform duties according to assigned rosters or plans that can be formulated in times of authorized service exigencies.
  • Ability to use the relevant computer applications related to job functions.

 

 
POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • The incumbent MUST possess at least 3 CXC/CSEC passes inclusive of Mathematics, English A and a Science subject.
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook.
  • Possession of a valid Driver’s License, classes 3 & 4 and a valid Defensive Driving Certificate.
  • Not more than 3 demerit points on his driver’s permit prior to employment.
  • Must possess a valid Police Certificate of Character.
  • A recognized certificate in First Aid Training and/or CPR would be an asset.
  • A recognized certificate in Trauma / Phlebotomy Training would be an asset.
  • A suitable combination of training and experience.
  • Performs related duties as may be assigned.
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