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Temp Specimen Processor
  • Location: Saint Paul, MN
  • Type: Travel/Temp
  • Job #15724


Lighthouse Lab Services is the leading provider of clinical laboratory personnel. Currently, we are working with a reference laboratory near Saint Paul, MN that is looking for a Temp Specimen Processor to join their team.

The main function of a specimen processor is to perform specimen accessioning, sample sorting and data entry in a fast-paced, high-throughput environment according to established standard operation procedures.

Available Shift:

  • Tuesday-Friday 5:30AM-2:00PM & Saturday 7:15AM-3:45PM

Position Overview:

  • 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 specimensHandle and dispose of medical and chemical waste.
  • Comply with applicable environmental health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Operate automated instrumentation under supervision if necessary.

Candidate Profile:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 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.
  • 0-2 years of experience


  • Competitive hourly rate (based on experience)
  • Health, vision, dental

About Us: 

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. Lighthouse Lab Services is committed to working and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including persons with disabilities. If at any time during the application process, you need an accommodation, please contact recruiting@lighthouselabservices.com for assistance. 

Lighthouse Lab Services | 844-334-1658 | lighthouselabservices.com 

#VT Job ID: 15724

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