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Antech Diagnostics Driver-TEMP in Fountain Valley, California

We understand that the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today, and that’s why we’re inspired to make A Better World for Pets. Antech is comprised of a diverse team of individuals who are committed to each other’s growth and development. Our culture is centered on our guiding philosophy, The Five Principles: Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom. Today Antech is driving the future of pet health as part of Mars Science & Diagnostics, a family-owned company focused on veterinary care.

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SHIFT: Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm

PAY: $18/hr with $0.67/mile

PURPOSE OF JOB:

The primary responsibility of the Driver is to safely and efficiently transport specimens from hospitals to the laboratory while providing superior customer support to our clientele.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Adhere to Driver and Safety Handbook policies and protocols

  • Proper route preparation (coolers, icepacks, biopsy bags, vehicle checklist)

  • Timely delivery of client supplies and specimens to the appropriate destination

  • Maintain specimen integrity at all times, including the utilization of specimen carry bag to transport specimens from client office/lock box to vehicle.

  • Efficient and timely completion of routes

  • Follow route as scheduled/sequenced while allowing for special pick-ups

  • Use logistics software for route picks ups. The software may require data entry and photos to be taken to notify management of the lab pick-ups or issues.

  • Responsible for operating your vehicle safely as well as maintaining a valid driver’s license and driving record within acceptable company guidelines

  • Ensure route is started with proper equipment and tools, i.e., carry bag, coolers, cellphone, keys, door hangers, reports, etc…

  • Completion of late return form when A.T.A. exceeds E.T.A.

  • Completion and use of “We Were Here, But No Specimens Available” tags

  • Courteous and professional interactions with clients

  • All other reasonable duties requested by Supervisor

  • Communicate with Transportation Supervisor on all issues that arise during a route

  • Represent Antech in a positive manner at all times.

  • Responsible for compliance with all processes including and not limited to: timekeeping, attendance and punctuality, safety requirements.

  • Assist in other duties relevant to transportation services.

  • We share a collaborative obligation to ensure that we conduct ourselves in the utmost ethical manner and that we hold each other accountable to the values and standards of the organization. Every employee has the responsibility to ask questions, seek guidance, and report concerns and/or violations of company policy or ethical standards. Antech Diagnostics has several processes in place to communicate with leadership and expects that employees will have a commitment to integrity and uncompromising values.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or equivalent.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have at least 36 months of driving experience as evidenced by a current Motor Vehicle Report (“MVR”)

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Communication skills

  • Neat, professional appearance

  • Clean driving record

  • Positive, can-do attitude

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Prolonged standing/sitting/walking/driving

  • Fine dexterity with hands/steadiness

  • Able to lift up to 25 pounds; may occasionally need to lift 40 pounds; carrying up to 15 pounds for several minutes at a time

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English with clients, supervisors and peers

  • Vision-requires constant mental visual attention to details as well as ability to see well in limited light scenarios

  • Balancing

  • Bending/kneeling

  • Pushing/pulling

  • Reaching/twisting

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Majority of time spent operating a motor vehicle

  • Laboratory environment with potential biohazards present

  • Works under close to moderate supervision with limited latitude for independent judgment

  • Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments

  • Potential for exposure to agents known to cause zoonotic disease in humans and use of potentially hazardous chemicals as defined by the National Hazard Communication Standards. A complete list of such chemicals is available from department supervision.

We are a rapidly growing, stable company with excellent advancement opportunity. We offer a great benefits package and associate pet health benefits too! If you are passionate about animal healthcare, are motivated by making a difference we want to hear from you!

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at Antech Careers (https://www.antechdiagnostics.com/about/careers/)

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