UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

  • Courier - Purchasing

    Posted Date 7 hours ago(12/18/2018 11:20 AM)
    Full Time
    8420 Supply Chain Management
    1st, Days
    Job Location
    New Grads?
  • Overview

    Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.  We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:

    • The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
    • The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
    • This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
    • The Stroke Care Excellence Award
    • Winner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

    UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. 

    Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. 

    Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. 

    As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.


    We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE


    UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply


    Incumbent performs complex and accurate delivery of interdepartmental and U.S. mail, x-ray films and med/surge supplies to off site accounts as a member of the materials management team. Confidentiality is essential to this position. The incumbent cannot discuss any information that is overheard in offices of clients. 



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    Educational Background

    • High School Diploma or GED required.
    • Some college coursework preferred.

    Licensure, Registration, Certification

    • Maintains a valid Washington Drivers License and an excellent driving record.

    Work Experience

    • Prior courier experience preferred.

    Special Training/Skills

    • Ability to work independently, without close supervision.
    • Ability to drive defensively on a daily basis to eliminate preventable accidents. 
    • Ability to operate a cellular phone.
    • Incumbent will receive special training on two way radios, with requirements to follow all FCC rulings of operation at all times. 

    Physical Abilities

    • Ability to sit while driving for extended periods of time.
    • Must be able to move freely about the department and hospital. 
    • This job requires ability to communicate clearly in English (verbal and written) with all stakeholders (providers, caregivers, patients, family members) for the effective treatment of patients.

    Physical Demand Level:  Medium
    In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-
    Lift / Carry
    20 to 50 pounds occasionally
    10 to 25 pounds frequently
     1 to 10 pounds constantly

    As required, must be able to-
    Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders
    Push and Pull
    Perform fine motor functions
    Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.


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