Location: Mashonaland West (2), Midlands / Masvingo (6), Mashonaland East / Manicaland (11), Mashonaland East(2)
Reports to: Laboratory Manager
Terms of employment: Contract
Specimen Transport courier is responsible for transporting medical samples from Health Facilities in Districts to the Laboratory for testing and returning the results back to the clinics.
Duties and responsibilities
Daily pickup and delivery of a variety of samples / results on a set route (predetermined); Ensure that the samples reach their destination the same day or within the prescribed time periods; Strictly adhering to quality assurance procedures as set by relevant authorities; Undertake the external cleaning and disinfection of the motorcycle so as to maintain the expected standards of hygiene, infection control and motorcycle presentation; Undertake to clean motorcycle safety gear (Personal Protective Clothing) PCC and Personal Protective Equipment PPE; Logging all required information as instructed for all kilometers traveled (log sheets) and pick up / drop off time at the specific sites; Carry out the routine elementary roadworthiness checks on the motorcycle and ensure that the motorcycle and documentation comply with the legislation; Assume responsibility for the safety of the medical samples and motorcycles whilst undertaking transportation duties; Communicating and coordinating with Health Facilities and Laboratory for a timely and efficient schedule; Report defects, accidents and incidents as stipulated by legislation; Any other duties as may be assigned.
Qualifications and personal specifications
Valid class 3 driver’s license plus one year experience; Those with Class 4/2 license should have three years driving experience; The person must be able to communicate well with persons of different personalities / ethnics; Be able to read and write; Knowledge of the district is an added advantage; Must have knowledge and expertise on motorcycle maintenance; Mature individuals 24 years old and above.
Salary and benefits will be disclosed to shortlisted candidates. Suitable candidates are invited to submit or email their handwritten CVs and cover letter and proof of qualifications to [email protected] not later than 14 May 2022.