Specimen Processing Specialist in Shelton, CT with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 6/11/2019

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Job Number: 33160

Specimen Processing Specialist

Job Description:

Our partner, a national provider of diagnostic testing, has an immediate need for a Specimen Processing Specialist at their Shelton, CT facility. This position will require preparing laboratory specimens for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing. This position will be a contract position with potential of long-term advancement. There are positions available on multiple shifts and flexibility to work overtime is required.


  • 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 or equivalent

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

  • Resume and professional references required


  • Experience performing repetitive tasks in a fast paced work environment

  • Experience utilizing computerized databases

  • 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

  • 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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