Laboratory Specimen Accessioner in Earth City, MO at Jobs | Lyneer Staffing

Date Posted: 1/29/2020

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Job Description

We are seeking a Laboratory Specimen Accessioner for our National Reference Medical Laboratory. This is an excellent opportunity for recent medical training school or college graduates.

This is a contract to possible hire position!
Laboratory Specimen Accessioner hours: Monday-Friday, 3:30pm - 12am (midnight), with rotating Saturday's.
Pay rate: 12.00 - 13.00 per hour depending on experience

• Receive and check in samples as they are delivered to the laboratory
• Identify discrepancies, validity, stabilities
• Sort and code according to department guidelines
• Entry patient demographics utilizing multiple database systems
• Prepare laboratory specimens (blood, urine, stool, sputum, body fluids, etc.) for various technical areas prior to laboratory analysis
• Accurately label, centrifuge, aliquot, and document samples and sample types
• Sorting, racking and delivering samples
• Processing 40-70 samples per hour
• Storing, retrieving, and disposing of samples during the testing process and post-retention
• Maintain a clean, well-stocked, organized work area
• Follow all Standard Operating Procedures including safety and quality standards


Job Requirements

  • Required Skills and Qualifications 
    • High School Diploma or equivalent; prefer some post-high school education 
    • Accurate and efficient alphanumeric type skill by touch 
    • Ability to work with accuracy and speed while paying close attention to detail 
    • Effective written and verbal communication 
    • Able to handle stressful situations caused by high volume and deadlines 
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds 
    • Prolonged standing may be required 
    • Must be able to adjust the schedule to meet business unit requirements, which may include extended hours. 
    • Must have the mental alertness and high energy required to appropriately perform the job 
    • Work effectively in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities 
    Preferred education, skills 
    • Strong memorization skills 
    • Able to decipher the relevance of information on requisitions


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