Driver Job at Alberta Health Services in Calgary, AB

Job Description

Your Opportunity:
Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) is currently seeking to add to our casual, but professional courier team. Along with superb customer service our team is responsible for the pickup and delivery or specimens, supplies, and patient reports from APL sites and physicians’ offices. A casual position may work for you if you are looking to get a start with APL, or if you want to work but not at part-time levels. A clean 3 year driver’s abstract, valid within the last two months must be included with your application.

Picks up and delivers laboratory specimens and medical supplies from APL sites and physicians’ offices, in accordance with assigned courier route as dispatched or directed. Delivers laboratory reports to physician’s offices as required. Ensures prompt, safe and reliable and professional service to clients. Presenting a professional image both in appearance and personality. Operates APL vehicles in a safe manner adhering at all times to Alberta Safety and Traffic Laws. Resolves service issues and redirects situations to supervisor or designate as required. Maintains APL vehicles and worksite for safety and cleanliness. Completes vehicle mileage logs accurately and in a timely manner. Takes direction from and communicates effectively with Courier Dispatcher or designate. Alerts Courier Dispatcher to vehicle breakdowns and required vehicle maintenance and obtains direction on required action. Contributes to the on-going improved operation of the courier department by bringing forward suggestions for improvement to the supervisor or designate. Performs other related duties as required. Accepts the professional and ethical responsibility to protect privacy, use confidential information appropriately, and maintain the confidentiality and security of all information related to patients, staff and the business of APL.

Classification: Driver


Department: Specimen Procurement&Dispa CGY

Primary Location: Diagnostic Scientific Centre

Employee Class: Casual/Relief

FTE: 0.00

Posting End Date: 20-JAN-2021

Date Available: 09-FEB-2021

Hours per Shift: Varies

Length of Shift in weeks: Varies

Shifts per cycle: Varies

Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends

Days Off: Other

Minimum Salary: $17.22

Maximum Salary: $28.67

Vehicle Requirement: Driver’s License, Vehicle Provided

Required Qualifications:
Minimum of Grade 12 education. A valid class 5, non-GDL, driver’s license, a driver’s abstract, completed within the last 2 months and satisfactory to APL and an absence of prior criminal code convictions for driving related offences. Ability to lift and/or carry 10-20 pounds on an occasional basis (25 to 50% of shift); and > 20 lbs on a seldom basis (up to 25% of the shift). Able to interact positively with external and internal clients. Able to deal with stressful situations in a calm and professional manner. Ability to take direction from and communicate effectively with Courier Dispatcher. Ability to solve problems independently. Ability to work independently in a team environment. Demonstrated exemplary customer service, communication and interpersonal relationship skills.

Additional Required Qualifications:
A clean driver’s abstract, valid within the last two months and included with your application. Ability to drive in all weather conditions.

Preferred Qualifications:
Recent courier experience. Good knowledge of Medicine Hat and Southern Alberta. Knowledge of TDG in relation to transport of bio hazardous materials. TDG training will be provided by Alberta Public Laboratories. Knowledge of WHMIS. Training will be provided by Alberta Public Laboratories.

About Company

Company: Alberta Health Services

Company Location:  Calgary, AB

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