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Specimen Processor


Posted Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Posting ID: JP-003911816

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Elmwood Park, NJ
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Specimen processors are responsible for taking incoming samples and inputting data into the computer system/create labelling for samples.You will be handling the enclosed samples with PPE and will not directly touch open swabs/perform tests on the samples.

• Receive, identify, label, and process specimens as required for processing.

• Labeling of specimen containers, slide(s), and any other materials submitted by the client.

• Ability to handle all specimen types.

• Multi-task between different types of requisitions.

• Maintain departmental production goals to ensure hourly specimen flow to the labs are consistent.

• Review, transcribe, and enter demographic and specimen data into the laboratory information system with 100% accuracy.

• Recognize specimen problems and refer to designated personnel.

• File Requisition Slips, glass slides, and paraffin blocks assisting Laboratory Aide(s) as needed.

• Perform supply maintenance and clean-up duties to help workflow and efficiency.

You will handle sealed COVID-19 samples as well as other samples like blood, stool, urine, biopsies, etc. and wear proper personal protective equipment and follow World Health Organization’s guidelines.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Ability to work overnight
  • 30 WPM
  • Comfortable with human samples

Contact Information

Recruiter: Caitlyn Markesteyn

Phone: +19738294338


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.
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