Specimen Accessioner in Durham, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 4/1/2021

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Job Number: 38522

Specimen Accessioner

Job Description:

Our partner, a national provider of diagnostic testing, has an immediate need for Laboratory Assistants. These positions will be responsible for preparing laboratory specimens for designated departments and locations, prior to laboratory analysis and testing. We are currently hiring 8-hour 1st shift, Tuesday- Saturday, with flexibility for overtime. This is a contract opportunity with potential of long-term advancement. Pay rate will be $11.60-13/hr and will be dependent on experience.


  • Unpack specimens and categorize by type for transit to various staging areas

  • Handle a high volume of human specimens daily (blood, urine, stool, etc)

  • Prepare all specimens received, for testing in designated laboratory departments

  • Stage specimens, operate centrifuge, and separate serum and blood smears

  • Perform data entry of test requisition information

  • Aliquot sample for departments

  • Prepare excess specimen samples for storage, and resolve and document problem specimens

  • Answer telephones, maintain logs/records

Education Requirements:

  • HS Diploma or GED equivalent

Desired Background/Skills:

  • Experience working with hazardous materials or in a clinical/healthcare setting


  • Experience working in a fast paced, hands-on work environment

  • Prior experience in manufacturing or healthcare preferred

  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced work environment

  • Effective written and verbal communication

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work unsupervised as well as work with others

  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs

  • Proper identification of known hazardous materials in the work place, and knowledge of personal protection measures

  • Must comply with applicable safety procedures

Other Information:

    Greene Resources is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.