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Specimen Processing Technician

ROCHESTER, NY

Order: 19426
Temp

 

RBA Staffing has immediate needs for a local laboratory. We are looking for new graduates in the Chemistry/Biology/Science fields to fill several Specimen Processing Tech roles. The qualified candidate will be responsible for interpreting patient requisition and accurately entering patient demographic and test information into the Laboratory Information System. Responsible for receiving and tracking patient samples into the Laboratory Information System. Processes all Toxicology specimens. Distributes specimens to appropriate department for prompt analysis.

 

Responsibilities:

 

•Processes all specimens.

•Prioritize and correctly separate incoming specimens

•Expedites the preparation of priority specimens. Identifies Special Service requests and prioritizes specimens to meet requested

•Documents discrepancies and forwards them to appropriate designated department for resolution.

•Distributes specimens to appropriate department for prompt analysis.

•Notifies appropriate department of problem resolution pertaining to specimen discrepancies.

•Obtains previously tested samples to ensure additional testing initiated by physicians can be completed.

•Prints shipping log and packages specimens for delivery to a reference laboratory.

•Locates specimens in need of confirmation testing as directed by the certifying scientist.

•Understands and follows departmental policies and safety procedures to reduce risk of blood and body fluid exposure.

•Respects patient confidentiality at all times both inside and outside of the work place.

 

Following shifts are available:

Tuesday-Saturday 8am-4:30pm

Pay rate $13

 

 

 

Requirements

Education: High school diploma required. Associates degree in laboratory science preferred.

Experience: Data entry skills and medical terminology required.

The qualified candidate will also need to submit to a drug screen/physical/PPD/MMR as well as a background check.

Physical Demands Continuous standing and/or walking. Frequent bending and twisting of neck and back, reaching below waist level or above shoulder heights, squatting, lifting/carrying items up to 50 lbs. Occasional pushing/pulling, simple grasping of objects Fine manual dexterity for repetitive tasks and computer

 

 

Apply directly or email resume Sarah.Olin@RBAstaffing.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RBA Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of RBA Staffing to provide equal opportunity in employment and conditions of employment to all individuals regardless of age, race, color, religious beliefs, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, veteran or military status, disability, pregnancy-related condition, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, marital status, familial status, prior arrest, domestic violence victim status, non-job related convictions, participation in lawful activities outside of our workplace, or any other status protected by law.