Specimen Accessioner

Job Description

Labcorp

Internal Number: 241301

The schedule for this position will be a Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Scan and prepare biological specimens for the laboratory to ensure accurate processing
  • Verify patient demographic information matches the test requisition form submitted
  • Data entry of patient information into the computer system
  • 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
  • Open specimens and pour off into secondary containers to prepare for analysis and testing
  • Handle and dispose of medical and chemical waste
  • Comply with applicable environmental health and safety policies and procedures

Additional Job Duties

  • Perform receipt and order entry of clinical specimens received through LabCorp and commercial couriers
  • Troubleshoot requisition, specimen, or testing issue
  • Assist lab technologists and customer service with problem resolution
  • Maintain specimen repositories.

Scanning and data entry must be done with high accuracy

Requirements

  • 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

Benefits: All job offers will be based on a candidate’s skills and prior relevant experience, applicable degrees/certifications, as well as internal equity and market data. Regular, full-time or part-time employees working 20 or more hours per week are eligible for comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD/LTD, 401(K), ESPP, Paid time off (PTO) or Flexible time off (FTO), Commissions, and Company bonus where applicable.  For more detailed information, please click here

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.

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About Labcorp
Clear and confident health care decisions begin with questions. At Labcorp, we’re constantly in pursuit of answers. With unparalleled diagnostics and drug development capabilities, we accelerate innovation and provide insight to improve health and improve lives. Whether you’re a patient, provider, researcher or in the pharmaceutical industry, we’re here for you. More than 70,000 employees strong, we serve clients in more than 100 countries. Labcorp (NYSE: LH) reported revenue of $14 billion in FY 2020.


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