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Specimen Accessioner in Louisville, KY with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 4/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    4/24/2019

Job Description


Job Number: 33259


Specimen Accessioner


Job Description:

Our partner, a national provider of diagnostic testing, has an immediate need for Specimen Accessioner at their Louisville, Kentucky facility. This position will require preparing laboratory specimens for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing. This position will be a contract opportunity with the potential of long-term growth. Shift hours will be 2nd shift, Monday-Friday, 5:30pm- 1:30am. Flexibility to work overtime is required. The starting pay rate for these positions will begin at $13-15/hr.


Responsibilities:


  • Unpack specimens from branches or ports and routes specimens by type to various staging areas

  • Handle a high volume of specimen each day (blood, urine, saliva etc)

  • Prepare all specimen received for testing in designated laboratory departments or locations such as staging of specimen, centrifuge, separate serum, and blood smears

  • May perform data entry of test requisition information

  • Aliquot and separate samples for departments

  • Prepare excess specimen samples for storage and resolves and document problem specimen

  • Answer telephones, maintain logs/records


Education Requirements:


  • High School Diploma is required with equivalent of 1-2 years of experience


Desired Background/Skills:


  • Experience in a manufacturing or lab setting is preferred but not required

  • Candidates subject to criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen


Qualifications:


  • Familiarity with lab equipment is preferred

  • Effective written and verbal communication

  • Ability to research information

  • Staying active and attentive to details

  • Ability to multitask

  • Work unsupervised and work well with others

  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs

  • Proper identification of known hazardous material in the work place

  • Possible exposure to infection from disease-bearing specimens and personal protective equipment will be provided

  • 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.



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