Specimen Processor 40 Hrs, FT, Elmwood Park, NJ
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Job Purpose: To maintain departmental production goals to ensure hourly specimen flow to the labs are consistent.
Specimen Processor Responsibilities:
Receives identifies, labels and processes specimens as required for histologic, cytologic, and/or esoteric processing. This will include all labeling of specimen containers, slide(s), and any other material submitted by the client.
Reviews, transcribes and enters demographic and specimen data into the laboratory information system.
Recognizes specimen problems and refers same to designated personnel. Prepares specimen work lists as needed for tracking purposes.
Performs basic computer functions as directed by the histology technical staff.
Files Requisition Slips, glass slides, and paraffin blocks assisting Laboratory Aide(s) as needed.
Performs supply maintenance and clean-up duties to help in the workflow and efficiency.
Specimen Processor Schedule is Monday and Tuesday 9pm-5:30am and Thursday, Friday, Saturday 9pm-5:30am
BioReference Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We offer very competitive benefits including:
High School Graduate or equivalency required
Prior Lab Processor Experience Preferred but Not Required
Must be able to type a Minimum of 45 WPM
Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills that foster a positive environment.