Courier
Community Blood Centers of Florida, Inc. - Pensacola, FL

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SUMMARY:
Transport blood, blood products, campus mail, supplies, and medical equipment between processing/distribution centers, branches, blood drive sites and hospitals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the duties and responsibilities performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

Efficiently and accurately transport unprocessed/processed blood and blood products, campus mail, supplies and medical equipment utilizing assigned vehicle (van/small truck)

Practice safe driving skills during transport; adhere to all driving regulations

Load and unload vehicles practicing safe techniques with lifting, pushing and pulling

Deliver inventory to specified points within a designated route (may include branches, hospitals, field trip sites, headquarters, & mobile units); may be required to deliver (travel with) packages utilizing public transportation in emergency situations (e.g. airline, bus, train etc.)

Keep log of items received and delivered; document daily activities as required

Conduct basic safety/readiness checks of assigned vehicle prior to departure per SOP; report any problems or mechanical issues

Work as back-up on-call driver for other shifts or routes as needed

Notify supervisor of any concerns, issues and/or delays

Minimum Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and Valid Florida Driver’s License in good standing. Proficient computer skills. Six months to one year route delivery experience preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND DESIGNATIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to operate a motor vehicle and drive vehicle for extended periods of time

Ability to drive city streets and freeways safely; determine most efficient routes

Knowledge of safe operating procedures

Knowledge of proper handling of blood and blood products

Ability to keep accurate records

Ability to follow complex oral and written instructions

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

Ability to work with minimal supervision

Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

Ability to meet physical requirements of position

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Functions involve the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work and may require occasional lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of heavy objects or materials (up to 100 pounds). Tasks that require moving objects of significant weight require the assistance of another person and/or use of proper techniques and moving equipment.

ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Functions are regularly performed outside with potential for exposure to adverse conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, fumes and/or poor ventilation, wetness, humidity, rain, temperature and noise extremes, machinery and/or moving vehicles, vibrations, electric currents, animals/wildlife, toxic/poisonous agents, gases or chemicals, oils and other cutting fluids, violence and/or disease, or pathogenic substances.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING:
This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

OneBlood, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with United States Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act, OneBlood, Inc. provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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Community Blood Centers of South Florida, Inc. provides over 75% of the blood transfusion needs for Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and...