1: Operate vehicle for the delivery of blood products and materials. Operate vehicle safely and within traffic laws. May require driving in inclement weather conditions.
2: Prepare for deliveries by verifying orders, loading vehicles and maintaining route supply inventory to ensure prompt delivery of products to customers.
3: Document temporary storage and transportation of blood, blood products and materials as required by internal and external regulatory requirements. Accurately maintain logs and reports for assigned runs.
4: Provide customer service by giving basic information and interacting in a positive proactive manner with hospital employees.
5: Maintain vehicle in a clean condition. May check fluid levels and gas vehicle.
6: Provide shipping and receiving support as directed.
Travel area will include Maryland; District of Columbia; Delaware, Virginia; and Pennsylvania.
Education: High School or equivalent required.
Experience: Up to 1 year of related experience. Previous experience with a messenger service or trucking company desired. Must have valid driver's license and clean DMV record.
Skills/Abilities: Legible penmanship and ability to read and write at high school level is required. Ability to work on a team.
Physical Requirements:The duties are representative of the essential functions of the position. Operational flexibility is required to meet sudden and unpredictable needs. Ability to sit for long periods of time while driving routes. May load or unload trucks and lift, pull, push and move objects of up to 50 pounds. Must be able to drive throughout the region. Work under pressure and within time standards. Required to wear protective clothing when there is exposure to blood and blood products and/or where work location requires.
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee’s professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply.
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