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Messenger Driver (Part-Time, 50%)

Req #: 136083


Job Location: UW Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Posting Date: 08/10/2016

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: 50%% of $2283 - $2805 per month.

Union Position: Yes This classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract and is subject to union shop provisions. For more information about union shop provisions, visit Union Information

Shift: 1st (Days)

Notes: This is a part-time (50) Messenger Driver position: Saturdays and Sundays form 7:30am - 6:00pm.

The Department of Laboratory Medicine serves as a regional resource for clinical laboratory services required for patient care, research and educational programs in laboratory medicine. The department now employs 900 people who work at the award-winning University of Washington Medical Center (ranked among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report), Harborview Medical Center (the region's only Level I Trauma center, known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally- and medically- vulnerable populations.), and many other clinical and research facilities in the area. The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement and natural beauty.

Our Laboratory Medicine-Reference Laboratory Services has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time (50%) Messenger - Driver (Courier). Duties include: Drive a passenger automobile to transport laboratory specimens, supplies and other designated materials between UWMC and multiple medical facilities within the range of Olympia to Bellingham. Requires walking between car and designated room at each location.

This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid vehicle operator's license.


*Driving and/or delivery experience in the greater Puget Sound area.

*Experience with biologic, laboratory and/or biohazardous material.

Condition of Employment:

Employees working in Laboratory Medicine should be informed that it may be necessary to work in other departmental locations in order to meet patient service requirements, i.e. UWMC, HMC, CHRMC, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Roosevelt, etc.

Provision of a Washington State Department of Licensing 5-year driving abstract (prior to hire).

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or