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Specimen Processor I



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Summary: 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.

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 necessary


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 verbal0-2 years of experience


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Additional Skills & Qualifications:

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About Actalent:

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The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Jean Chambers

Phone: (410) 579-3072

Email: jchambers@careercircle.com

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