Specimen Collector's of Santa Monica! Lighthouse Lab Services is seeking immediate hires for Specimen Collectors! This will be a full-time opportunity! Any candidate must be comfortable collecting Nasal Swabs for COVID testing; good customer service skills are an added plus!
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Performs specimen processing procedures in a client office under minimal supervision. Develops and maintains professional relationships with patients, clients and other laboratory personnel. Performs all tasks in accordance with laboratory Lab procedures and policies
-Collects specimens from patients of all age groups.
-Labels each specimen completely, accurately and legibly, such that the Accessioning Department can read everything on the label.
-Completes test request forms.
-Packages specimens as required by protocol to maintain specimen integrity for transport to the appropriate laboratory.
-Completes all required documentation (patient logs etc.) on same day as event is occurring.
-Maintains appropriate inventory levels to ensure that specimens can be collected as required, all clerical duties can be performed, and the collection site can be kept clean.
-Professional to customers: greets pleasantly, doesn’t raise voice, interrupt, demand info, speaks clearly and concisely, answers phone promptly.
-Professional to staff: pleasant, shares info relevant to work, no gossiping or disparaging remarks, accepts work without complaint or provides reason(s) why assignment is unmanageable, asks and answers questions related to improving department performance.
-Attendance meets department guidelines.
-Follows compliance guidelines to meet HIPAA and OSHA standards
-Other duties as assigned
-BS is Biology, Molecular Biology, or similar required.
-Previous PCR (of any kind) testing highly preferred.
-Perfect opportunity who want to take the next step up into being a Laboratory Technologist.
-Skills: Communication Communicates effectively as required
-Experienced and efficient with computers
-Excellent interpersonal skills
-Working Conditions: possible exposure to infection from disease-bearing specimens
-Regularly exposed to risk of blood-borne diseases
-Exposed to odorous chemicals and specimens
-Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances
-Work independently, sometimes alone
-Must follow Universal Precautions
-Nasopharyngeal, nasal, or oral swabbing experience required.
- Drug Screen/Background check
- TB Test
- HIPAA and other compliance training
At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 17 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.
It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
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