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Specimen Accessioner-Lab Specimen Handling New




South Charleston, United States

United States





Not specified

Permanent | Full Time

Are you organized, accounspan, and have always gone the extra mile to make sure things are done right? Imagine the impact those skills can have in ensuring the accuracy of millions of healthcare tests, every month. If you share our passion for strengthening physician care, please apply for the Specimen Accessioner position!Labcorp is seeking a dedicated and motivated inpidual to join their Specimen Accessioning team in Charleston, WV. This is a full time benefited position working on the Night shift. Previous Laboratory or processing experience would be preferred, but experience in a fast paced or production environment would be helpful. Good data entry skills where accuracy is key will be required.The Specimen Accessioner will be responsible for performing specimen accessioning, sample sorting and data entry in a fast-paced, high-throughput environment according to established standard operating procedures.The schedule for this position will be: M- F 6pm-2:30am with OT and weekends as needed.Job Duties/Responsibilities:* 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 specimens* Handle and dispose of medical and chemical waste* Comply with applicable environmental health and safety policies and procedures* Operate automated instrumentation under supervision if necessaryRequirements* 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* Comforspan 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 neededIf you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!Shift3ScheduleMonday-Friday 6pm-2:30am with weekends and OT may be required

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