Laboratory Specimen Accessioner in Itasca, IL at Jobs | Lyneer Staffing

Date Posted: 1/29/2020

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  • Location:
    Itasca, IL
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    At least 1 year(s)
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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, 6pm - 2:30am
Pay rate: 12.00 - 14.00 per hour based 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

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