Cold Chain Mgmt Specialist
Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.
Skills / Requirements
The Cold Chain Management Specialist works closely with Laboratory and Pharmacy Services to ensure cold chain equipment is properly prepped prior to transfer of temperature sensitive items between clinics and pavilions. The Cold Chain Management Specialist uses standardized containers and cooling agents to assist with controlling required temperature ranges during transport. The Cold Chain Management Specialist utilizes a PDA device that allows for tracking of temperatures during transit, visual management for out of range alerts and delivery validation upon arrival to final destination.
The primary responsibility of this role is to ensure the integrity of temperature sensitive items is maintained from point of origination to final destination. The Cold Chain Management Specialist supports a variety of deliveries including but not limited to scheduled routes and unscheduled stat requests. The Cold Chain Management Specialist's primary focus is achieve timely deliveries while organizing, loading, containing and unloading products to customers as planned.
Degrees: High School Diploma / GED
Licenses & Certification: Valid Driver's License
Work Experience: One (1) year of experience as a Courier/Driver in General transportation/courier services
Communication Skills: Writing/ Correspondence
Proficiencies: MS Outlook, PC
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Overtime
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Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 166961