Mercy Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids

Job Description

This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by prompt and accurate sorting and filing of internal mail and US postal service mail for patients, physicians and staff. This includes the pickup and delivery of mail, lab specimens, supplies and other items as needed from offsite locations using a company owned vehicle.

Varied schedule (as needed). No benefits. Pay is experienced based with the starting rate (no experience) at $9.80 per hour.

Job Specific Duties/Essential Functions
Develops and facilitates good working relationships with superiors, physicians, staff members and co-workers/peers. Contributes in problem-solving activities intra and inter departmentally.
Demonstrates flexible staffing needs within department
Uses department resources (supplies, equipment) in a cost effective manner
Projects competent and caring attitude to clients. Represents the hospital and department in a positive manner. Maintains confidentiality of patients, specimens and records. Inventory and deliver supplies to clients' offices as requested.
Serve as liaison between Mercy Medical Center and clients.
Receives and disburses medical documentation, medical supplies, films and specimens to appropriate clients.
Ensures specimen integrity through the use of designated specimen tracking equipment when made available.
Safely drives a hospital owned vehicle to accomplish client visits. Constantly practices good safety habits to prevent on-the-job injuries.
Maintains maintenance logs on vehicles as instructed by the department manager.
Takes call on a rotating basis to cover evening and weekend pick ups and deliveries.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Read, write and speak the English language.

Work with excessive interruptions and be able to handle multiple tasks.

Exhibit proper phone etiquette and verbal communication skills.

Adheres to department dress code as outlined by department manager.

Maintains a smoke-free environment within company property to include its vehicles.

Professional Experience- Required vs. Preferred

No previous experience is needed.

Education-Required vs. Preferred

High School Diploma or equivalent required

Licensure, Certification, Registration - Required vs. Preferred

Valid Drivers License required.

Must meet insurability requirements for purposes of utilizing Mercy vehicles - must be at least age 21 required.

Must provide and maintain a good driving record, documented at hire by a copy of official driving record from the Iowa DOT. To view your Iowa driving history or print a noncertified copy, you can do that for free through the MyMVD website. https://mymvd.iowadot.gov/ New hires are responsible for providing this copy to prior to hire.

Physical Activity Requirements

Constant = 67-100% of workday



Frequent = 34-66% of workday





Repetitive motion



Occasional = 33% or less of workday












Physical Demand Requirements

Medium: Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently

Employment Type

PRN, Day, 7A-7P Varies