Durham, North Carolina

School of Medicine:

 

Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.

 

Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

 

 

The Marcus Center for Cellular Cures (MC3) https://marcuscenter.duke.edu/ has an exciting growth opportunity for a motivated individual to fill a Courier position in their Carolinas Cord Blood Bank operations. The position is located at 2400 Pratt Street, Durham, N.C.

 

Schedule for this position is Mon-Fri, 06:15 am -2:45 pm

 

MC3 Vision: To live in a world where every person has access to high quality and effective cell

based therapies

 

MC3 Mission: Together we design, develop and deliver the highest quality cellular therapies to improve health

 

 

OCCUPATIONAL SUMMARY

100% Sponsored Funded

 

The incumbent will perform a variety of courier and delivery duties utilizing a motor vehicle as necessary to ensure the timely and proper distribution of cord blood units, maternal samples, and supplies for the Carolinas Cord Blood Bank (CCBB). A Duke University vehicle will be provided for these duties.

 

WORK PERFORMED

 

- Transport cord blood units and samples from designated CCBB collection sites to the CCBB Processing Lab. Distribute supplies to the collection sites. Make regular Saturday courier trips to the Local CCBB collection sites. Cover Local weekday courier schedule as needed.

 

- Clean and inspect Remote Shippers on a weekly basis and document the quality control and cleaning status of each.

 

- Assist with pickup and delivery of samples, file boxes, and other items as requested. Retrieve requested supplies or file boxes from CCBB Off-Site storage upon request.

 

- Inspect vehicle equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, and gas. Maintain cleanliness of vehicle. Report mechanical problems and deliver vehicle to designated location for service and repair, as necessary.

 

- Assist CCBB Supply-Room staff with the assembly of stock supplies and collection kits.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

• Critical thinking and problem solving

• Attention to detail

• Organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks

• Ability to work independently

• Excellent customer service skills and ability to communicate effectively

 

Work also requires a valid NC driver license and a clean driving record.

 

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

 

 

Education

Work requires the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions generally acquired through a partial high school education.

 

Experience

 

Work requires six months delivery experience. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE Valid NC Drivers license required.

 

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

 

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

 

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

 

Durham, North Carolina

As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.

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