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Laboratory Assistant/Specimen Processor in Fredericksburg, VA at Pride Health

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/11/2019

Job Description

Pride Health has openings for a Specimen Processor to join a healthcare facility in Fredericksburg, VA. The hours are M-F 9:00- 5:30pm

Duties

  • Maintain confidentiality of all results and patient information and exercising proper precaution to avoid potential exposure to infectious/hazardous material.
  • Works cooperatively with all on-site laboratory staff, the laboratory’s external and internal clients, students and visitors.
  • Responsible for biological (e.g. blood and urine) specimen receipt, verification, handling and processing.
  • Facilitates the workflow by performing a variety of clerical, processing, and housekeeping duties that include inventory, filing, stocking, receiving shipments, cleaning, and rotating and maintaining inventory

Responsible

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required, Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Previous experience or knowledge of computers, telephone operations and other office equipment desired.
  • Requires a high degree of accuracy when reading specimen labels and working with numbers to prevent mislabeling
  • Knowledge of laboratory functions, medical terminology, a background in science and 1-2 years medical experience is preferred, but not required.