Specimen Processing Specialist in Birmingham, AL with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 5/30/2019

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Job Number: 32988


Specimen Processing Specialist


Job Description:

Our partner, a national provider of diagnostic testing, has immediate need for a Laboratory Assistants to work night shift in their Birmingham location. These positions will be responsible for preparing laboratory specimens for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing. Pay rates will range from $11-$11.50/hr and will be dependent on shift assignment and experience. These positions will work Monday- Friday, 10pm- 6:30am


Responsibilities:


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

  • Will perform fast paced work while standing

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

  • Prepare all specimens for automated testing

  • Stage of specimens, operating centrifuge, separating serum and blood smears

  • Perform data entry of test requisition information

  • Aliquot sample for departments

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

  • Answer telephones, maintain logs/records when needed


Education Requirements:


  • HS Diploma or GED equivalent


Desired Background/Skills:


  • Experience in assembly or warehouse setting

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

  • Possible exposure to infection from disease-bearing specimens; regularly exposed to the risk of blood-borne diseases


Qualifications:


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

  • Prior experience in manufacturing or healthcare is preferred

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to work 3rd shift with flexibility to work overtime when needed

  • 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 working well with others

  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs

  • Proper identification of known hazardous material 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.



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