Specimen Accessioner in New Brighton, MN at Pride Health

Date Posted: 6/24/2019

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Job Description

Pride Health is seeking candidates for a Specimen Accessioner in New Brighton, MN.  This is a 6-month assignment, Tue-Fri 5:30am-2pm, and Saturdays 7:15am-3:45pm.

As a Forensic Specimen Accessioner, you will work in a fast paced, production type environment performing a vital component of medical laboratory science.  Training will be provided!


  • Unpacks specimens from branches or ports and routes specimens by type to various staging areas.
  • Prepares all specimens received for testing in designated laboratory departments or locations such as staging of specimens, centrifuge, separate serum, and blood smears.
  • May perform data entry of test requisition information. 
  • Aliquots sample for departments.
  • Complete all documents accurately and neatly.
  • Monitor chain of custody, and custody and control forms for completeness and acceptability.
  • Use independent judgment to decide how to process a wide variety of samples in accordance with applicable requirements, standards and regulations. 
  • Prepares excess specimen samples for storage and resolves and document problem specimens.  

Skills & Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • 1+ year of experience in a production environment is preferred.
  • Must have strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to distinguish colors including shades of colors.
  • Must be able to regularly lift, carry, and rotate/turn with up to thirty pounds.
  • Able to stand for long periods of time