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Specimen Accessioner

Company: Labcorp
Location: Brentwood
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Are you organized, accountable, and have always gone the extra mile to make sure things are done right? Imagine the impact those skills can have in ensuring the accuracy of millions of healthcare tests, every month. If you share our passion for strengthening physician care, please apply for the Specimen Accessioner position!

Labcorp is seeking a dedicated and motivated individual to join their Specimen Accessioning team in Brentwood, TN. The Specimen Accessioner will be responsible for performing specimen accessioning, sample sorting and data entry in a fast-paced, high-throughput environment according to established standard operating procedures.

The schedule for this position will be: 1st shift (Tue-Fri: 9:00am-5:30pm and Sat: 8:30am-5:00pm)

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, Nashville , Specimen Accessioner, Other , Brentwood, Tennessee

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