A clinical laboratory in the Maywood, IL area is looking for Specimen Processors for their DAY shift to start as soon as possible.
– Specimen processors receive specimens, enter specimen data into the laboratory information system (LIS), prepare specimens for laboratory analysis, and stores specimens per laboratory policy.
– Performs registrations and order entry in the LIS.
– Receive laboratory specimens and check against the requisition for accuracy.
– Ensure that the labels on the specimens coincide with the information provided on the requisition.
– Check specimens for acceptance or rejection criteria according to policy.
– Label and track prepared specimens in accordance to lab policy.
– Ensure that each process of specimen preparation is documented in accordance to the lab’s policy.
– Handle hazardous waste management activities in accordance to policies, protocols, and regulatory standards.
– Ensure proper storage of specimens in the appropriate storage areas.
– Document and report any issues that may have arisen during the intake or preparation process.
– Communicate appropriately with supervisor and staff to inform of any rejections or problems encountered during specimen processing.
– Assist Client Service with problem resolution according to lab policy.
– High School Graduate or GED;
– Current college students welcome to apply
– Good organizational skills
– Attention to detail and follow-through skills.
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills, computer skills, and advanced typing skills
Preferred Candidate Profile:
– Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent with 1 to 2 years of experience
-Experience in a clinical laboratory environment is preferred
Salary & Benefits:
- Pay is $18-$23 per hour
- Vacation + holidays
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