Job Summary 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
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.