Specimen Accessioner Laboratory

Company Name:
MedTeam Staffing
This is a temporary job opportunity
Position: Specimen Accessioner Laboratory 21170
Location: Birmingham AL
Schedule: M-F: 9AM-5:30PM
Projected duration: 6 to 8 weeks
Job Code: 21170
Specimen Accessioner Laboratory 21170
Prepares laboratory specimens (blood, urine, stool and others) for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing. Unpacks specimens from branches or ports and routes specimens by type to various staging areas in a fast paced environment. Prepares all specimens received for testing in designated laboratory departments or locations such as staging of specimens, centrifuge, separate serum, and blood smears. Aliquots (pours) sample for departments. Prepares excess specimen samples for storage and resolves and document problem specimens. Prolonged standing may be required.
Visible piercings (other than ears) & high heels are not allowed for safety reasons.
INITIAL DUTIES WILL BE AS AN EXPEDITOR:
The Expeditor Priority List:
1. Assist Team Leads
Team Leads may require assistance to complete tasks/responsibilities within the department. When these times arise it is the Expeditors responsibility to assist the Team Leads when requested.
2. Maintain the Port Area
The Expeditor is responsible for maintaining a clean, organized, and safe working environment in the Port Area & Lab. Responsibilities include: Removing all debris & empty boxes from the floor, expediting specimens to hold locations, ensuring all boxes are properly identifies & tracked, ensuring specimens are not left in the port area, announcing all incoming ports & any delays for ports
3. Push/Pull Specimens
The Expeditor is responsible for "pushing" specimens to the testing departments ready to be processed & "pulling" specimens back to accessioning that may require additional attention once every hour.
4. Biopsy Tracking
The Expeditor is responsible for signing off on incoming biopsies, building the specimens into SRS, & properly tracking the trays & containers via SRS per SOP. The Expeditor will be responsible for signing off on the Biopsy Tracking SOP after completion of Training.
5. PSC Touch Specimen Handling
The Expeditor is responsible for receiving all PSC Touch Specimens, building & maintaining PSC Touch Specimens & troubleshooting any problem specimens received involving PSC Touch. The Expeditor will also be responsible for running the nightly PSC Touch SCAN Audit & reconciling any issues.
6. Specimen Receiving
The Expeditor is responsible for receiving Hospital Specimens (frozen & room temperature), In-House/Referral Frozen Specimens, Urine Sterile Containers, etc. More specimens for receiving may be added in the future.
7. Specimen Building
The Expeditor is responsible for building and tracking all Hospital Specimens (frozen & room temperature), In-House/Referral Frozen Specimens, Urine Sterile Containers, etc. More specimens for receiving may be added in the future.

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