Jul 13, 2022

Lab Courier

  • Cheyenne Regional Medical Center
  • Cheyenne, WY, USA
PRN (As Needed) Laboratory

Job Description

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center was founded in 1867 as a tent hospital by the Union Pacific Railroad to treat workers injured while building the transcontinental railroad. Today, we are the largest hospital in the state of Wyoming, employing over 2,000 people, and treating over 350,000+ patients from southeastern Wyoming, western Nebraska, and northern Colorado. We pride ourselves on patient and employee experience by living our core values of Integrity, Caring, Compassion, Respect, Service, Teamwork and Excellence to I.N.S.P.I.R.E. great health.

Our team makes a difference every day by providing trusted healthcare expertise through a passionate and I.N.S.P.I.R.E(ing) approach with a personal touch. By living our values, we aim to achieve our goal of becoming a 5-star rated hospital, providing critical support and resources to our community and the greater region we serve. If you are eager to make a difference and passionate about healthcare, we encourage you to apply today!

Why Work at Cheyenne Regional?

  • ANCC Magnet Hospital
  • 403(b) with 4% employer match
  • 21 PTO days per year (increases with tenure)
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Employer Sponsored Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance program

Day in the Life of a Lab Courier:

Transports bio-hazardous laboratory patient specimens from physician offices and other healthcare agencies to the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center laboratory. Picks up, transports and delivers HIPPA confidential information without ever breaking confidentiality. Dresses and acts professional and is an excellent ambassador to our facility. Keeps the lab car in a clean condition which will positively reflect on Cheyenne Regional Medical Center.

Here is what you will be doing:

  • Picks up STAT and routine specimens in a timely manner ensuring proper turnaround times for specimen results.
  • Establishes and maintains a good working relationship with all healthcare offices, professional agencies and the community when performing duties. Notifies supervisor or sales /services of any client concerns.
  • Sorts and delivers reports accurately to the proper location.
  • Promotes the laboratory by maintaining a professional image and conduct in all interactions with other healthcare agencies and the community.
  • Keeps an accurate log of all specimen pickups for tracking purpose by using the approved route sheets. Signs off on all logs ensuring all pickups are complete.
  • Notifies proper personnel when supplies are needed for clients and delivers them in a timely manner.
  • Understands bloodborne pathogen exposure policies and practices safe habits related to specimen transport and handling.
  • Keeps vehicles properly fueled ensuring other shifts do not run low. Keeps vehicles neat and clean at all times presenting a professional appearance.
  • I understand that it is not within my scope of practice to handle any medications that I might inadvertently come in contact with, including medications delivered in the pneumatic tube system. If I do come in contact with medications I know to alert a licensed employee for them to handle.

Desired skills:

  • Alertness, visual, patience, professionalism, reasoning, initiative, judgment.
  • Maintain a good driving record

Here’s what you will need:

  • High school diploma (or Equivalent Certificate from an accredited program) or higher degree
  • Valid USA driver’s license
  • Must have clean driving record that follows Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s driving guidelines