Messenger I (64th St. – Lab Medicine)

Job Posting Number: 14293

New York, NY
August 3, 2017
Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

Internal Messenger

Main Function: Safely retrieves transports and delivers all materials (e.g., specimens, mail, treatments, etc.) across/between MSKCC sites.


Responsibility Title: Messenger

Responsibility Detail:

  • Picks up and delivers mail to/from Main Campus mailroom and other designated locations.
  • Retrieves and deliver medical instruments to Central Sterile Processing on a daily basis at designated pick up times.
  • Transports all materials (e.g., specimens, mail, treatments, etc.) from off-site locations to designated locations in an approved container.
  • Communicates professionally and politely with the hospital staff and patients.
  • Responds affirmatively to pick-up requests for off-site locations and from within Main Campus.

Responsibility Title: Dispatch

Responsibility Detail:

  • Answers the phone clearly and professionally, identifying self and location.
  • Obtains all the required information from the caller (e.g., name of caller, time of the call, extension caller is calling from, item being picked up, area item is being picked up from, name of recipient, stat/hand deliver).KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GEDSPECIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Knowledge of basic internet navigation; email

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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