Lab Courier (Part-Time) - Client Services Laboratory

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: PRN
FTE: 0.001
Shift: Day
Hours: Varied


Responsible for driving HMC lab courier vehicle to assigned clinic routes. Once at the clinic sites pickup patient specimens, deliver mail, patient reports, and supplies to specific areas. Performs a variety of courier functions and venipunctures on hospital patients and home bound patients.


  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • 6 months of phlebotomy experience required.
  • Bedside glucose experiences preferred.
  • A valid Driver's License with no moving violations within the past year.
  • Ability to read, comprehend and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Simple use of formulas, charts, tables, specification and schedules.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills to interact with patients.
  • Courier experience preferred.


  • Able to sit & walk frequently; stand occasionally.
  • Able to lift/carry 0-20 lbs frequently; 21-50 lbs occasionally.
  • Able to push/pull 0-10 lbs frequently.
  • Able to climb occasionally; reach constantly.
  • Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.

*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.

If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Union: Teamster Equivalent (PT/PRN)