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508496 Work type:
Full Time Location:
Medical Center School/Department: ICAP at Columbia
Grade: Grade 101
Administrative Support, General Administration, Other, Research (Lab and Non-Lab)
Job Type: Support Staff - Non-Union
End Date if Temporary: 1 year
Hours Per Week: 35
Salary Range: $16.48 - $19.23 hourly
Under the supervision of the Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Coordinator, the Study Courier will work with the study team and is responsible for the pick-up and delivery of critical and time sensitive study products, specimens and other necessary records from the research pharmacy and designated study labs to the study site or the mobile van/field; discretion is important. The Study Courier is a reliable member of the study team with outstanding routing and directional skills and a passion for delivering medical items punctually.
1. Take instructions from study staff to transport study products, specimens, and other necessary records or documents to/from the lab/pharmacy, to/from the study site or mobile van/field. (30%)
2. Make sure that all required documentation is in place with the study products and specimens transported. (15%) 3. Ensure that all specimens, study product or documents are properly secured in the transport bag or container and that the items and samples are transported properly per protocol. (20%) 4. Deliver and pick up items to the destination in a time-efficient manner and ensure its safety. (10%) 5. Perform all duties within HIPAA regulations. (5%) 6. Work flexible hours, as needed. (10%) 7. Work independently, exercise initiative, use discretion when handling confidential information. (5%) 8. Perform other duties as assigned.(5%)
High School diploma or equivalent
Meticulous attention to detail with the ability to multi-task.
Strong organizational, administrative and planning skills.
Ability to work under pressure and react effectively to urgent situations.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work unsupervised with emphasis on punctuality.
Passionate about healthcare efficiency.
Previous experience in research studies
Prior experience as a medical or lab courier
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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