Specimen Processor

Other Framingham, Massachusetts


Description

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JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Title

Specimen Processor

Department

Pre-Analytics

FLSA Class

Non-Exempt

Reporting To

Shannon Hache

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Specimen Processor enters all patient demographic and testing information into the laboratory information system and prepares blood samples for the analytical phase. 

 

Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday - 25 hours a week

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Accessioning: 

  • Accurately and efficiently complete data entry of patient info and order codes into the system
  • Verify that samples received are: labeled with the correct patient identifiers, the correct sample type, and within stability for the requested test(s)
  • Identify and flag any discrepancies or issues that will impact testing and/or reporting

 

Aliquoting & Sample Handling:

  • Pipette blood samples into aliquots of appropriate volume and sample type for their respective tests
  • Run automated aliquoting equipment
  • Archive samples for storage and organize sample batches for testing
  • Prepare batches of samples for send-out testing

 

 

 

BOSTON HEART COMPETENCIES (Select 5-7 key competencies for this role.)

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to accurately follow protocols and compliance guidelines
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Must demonstrate flexibility in adapting to process changes

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Ability to type 55WPM

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

APPROVALS

Employee

 

 

Supervisor

 

 

HR

 

 

 

 

The above description is not intended to be an all inclusive list of the job duties and responsibilities, and may not include all skills necessary to do the job. This description is intended to describe the general nature of the position and management has the right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The omission of specific duties or statements does not exclude them from the position if it is a reasonable assignment to this position.

 

 

 

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