Messenger
SoutheastHEALTH - Cape Girardeau, MO

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Job Summary

Pick up and distribute mail, memos, packages, paper communication and documents within the Hospital, former Cancer Center, and Medical Office Building (Broadway).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Must be customer service oriented and have the ability to maintain a positive and professional attitude in all aspects of job duties
  • Collect mail from the mailroom on each round for delivery to departments or individuals
  • Collect mail from departments or individuals for delivery to other departments, individuals, or the mailroom.
  • Keeps mail and messages organized on the mail cart.
  • Pushes and guides the transportation cart in such a way as not to cause injury to self or others or damage hospital walls, doors, elevators, etc.
  • Makes three rounds of all hospital areas each shift.
  • Reports problems with messenger services to Telecommunications Manager on a timely basis.
  • Makes recommendation for changes and/or improvements in Messenger service.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information as required of all employees.
  • Delivers newspapers to hospital departments and nursing stations as needed.
  • Gives directions to visitors and other hospital guests as necessary.
  • Meet and greet people well and demonstrate a helping, caring attitude.
  • Advise staff as to proper addressing of inter-departmental envelopes.
  • Assist in the mailroom as needed.
  • Willing to work overtime as necessary.
  • Willingly performs other duties as assigned by the Telecommunications Manager
  • Effectively communicate pertinent information within the department
Qualifications/Requirements
  • Within 90 days of employment, the employee will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Proven ability to work independently without close supervision
  • Use on-the-job training of telecommunications and general hospital policies to accurately perform job duties
  • Prior experience as a messenger or mail clerk is preferred.
  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds
  • Understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas while speaking.
  • Must be able to walk long distances to cover three rounds of the hospital, former Cancer Center and MOB (Broadway)
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.

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