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Specimen Accessioner (Specimen Processor/Laboratory Associate)

Company: Labcorp
Location: Albany
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Introduce and prepare biological specimens to the laboratory to ensure accurate processing
  • Open specimens and pour off into secondary containers to prepare for analysis and testing
  • Verify patient demographic information matches the test requisition form submitted
  • Data entry of patient information into the computer system for tracking purposes
  • Meet key production metrics and quality measures to ensure timely and accurate results
  • Unpack and route specimens to their respective staging areas
  • Pack and ship specimens to proper testing facilities when required
  • Properly prepare and store excess specimen samples
  • Resolve and document any problem specimens
  • Handle and dispose of medical and chemical waste
  • Comply with applicable environmental health and safety policies and procedures
  • Operate automated instrumentation under supervision if necessary
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • No relevant experience is required
  • Previous medical or production experience is preferred
  • Proficient computer and typing skills
  • Must pass standardized color vision test
  • Comfortable handling human biological specimens including blood, urine and tissue samples
  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs, work in protective equipment and sit/stand for long periods of time
  • Strong eye hand coordination in order to accurately identify specimens by touch and sight
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • High level of attention to detail with the ability to problem solve
  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Ability to work overtime when needed

If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!

Keywords: Labcorp, Albany , Specimen Accessioner (Specimen Processor/Laboratory Associate), Other , Albany, New York

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