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Medical Transporter - Champaign - Shield IL

Company: University of Illinois
Location: Urbana
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

The function of this role is to transport medical supplies and specimens from client sites to laboratories. SHIELD Illinois runs several routes in Central/Southern IL to provide transport for our Covid-19 testing facilities. We are seeking a Medical Transporter who will pick up a vehicle in Champaign, IL on Saturdays at 11 a.m., they will then pick up samples in Bloomington-Normal, drop the samples off at our Springfield laboratory, and finally, return the vehicle to Champaign to complete the route around 3 p.m. There is the possibility that during summer testing and/or as the fall school session testing plans are created, there will be more hours and routes available for this role.Duties:- Collect COVID specimens in triple closed containers from client sites- Transport COVID specimens to molecular diagnostic laboratories for testing- Unload specimens at laboratories and receive any signatures needed- Transport medical supplies from warehouses or client sites to numerous locations- Ensure safe arrival of costly medical supplies and equipment- Communicate status of materials being transported to all relevant parties- Any other transportation needs, as assignedQualifications:Education/Certificates/LicensesRequired:-High school diploma or equivalent.-Based on institutional requirements, current/valid driver's license for the type of vehicle(s) to be operated.Knowledge and ExperienceRequired:- Ability to ensure safe transportation of potentially infectious specimens for all parties involved- Ability to adhere to all traffic laws and restrictions- Ability to operate assigned vehicle in a safe manner at all times- Reliability and commitment to work each Saturday during required shift (while providing advanced notice if unable to work)Preferred:- Good communication skills- Ability to lift larger packages of 50 lbs. or less- Some computer skills may be helpful- Interest in a healthcare fieldUniversity of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.The System Office conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899System Human Resource Services(312) 996-5130erhr@uillinois.eduThe System Office is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity and diversity. The System Offices welcome applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual minority groups and other candidates who will lead and contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

Keywords: University of Illinois, Champaign , Medical Transporter - Champaign - Shield IL, Healthcare , Urbana, Illinois

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