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Laboratory Corporation of America Specimen Handling Clerk-Hospital based in South Bend, Indiana

Are you organized, accountable, 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 individual to join their Specimen Accessioning team in South Bend, IN . The Hospital Reference Test Clerk 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. This is a full time benefited position working on the Afternoon shift in South Bend, IN. Previous laboratory or specimen handling experience is preferred. Good data entry skills and good customer service skills will be needed for this position.

The schedule for this position will be Monday - Friday 2:30pm - 11pm with a Saturday rotation.

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

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 1 year of medical/clinical laboratory experience is preferred

  • Ability to accurately identify specimens

  • 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 verbal

  • Ability to work overtime when needed

If 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!

Shift

2

Schedule

Monday - Friday 2:30pm - 11pm with a Saturday rotation

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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