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Specimen Accessioner

Company: LabCorp
Location: Durham
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

LabCorp is seeking a Histology Accessioning Technician to join their team!This position will be 1st shift hours of 7:00am - 4:00pm, Tuesday - Saturday. Job Summary: Receive unaccessioned specimens, unpack and sort samples, accession samples into Exemplar/DEC computer system, route specimens to appropriate testing laboratory. Documents incoming and outgoing specimen tracking by utilizing the LCA SRS Tracking system. Prepare specimens for sendout to other LCA laboratories or referral laboratories. Scope of Supervision - given and/or received: (quantifiable dimensions of position) This position works under general supervision. Principal Functional responsibilities:

  • Follows the laboratory's procedure for receiving, unpacking, accessioning, order entry and shipping specimen shipments.
    • Electronically documents receipt of shipment and specimens in the LCA SRS system.
    • Performs accessioning for the LCLS system.
    • Performs order entry in the Exemplar/Dianon DEC system.
    • Electronically tracks samples out of DEC Accessioning to the appropriate testing laboratory.
    • Copies requisitions and forwards to the appropriate testing laboratory.
    • Completes sendout paperwork per SOP for samples being sent to other LCA or referral laboratories.
    • Packs outgoing samples per SOP for samples being sent to other LCA or referral laboratories.
    • Assists in unpacking regional shipments
    • Records initials on all paperwork to indicate work performed by individual.
    • Understands that all patient information is confidential.
      • Follows the laboratory's procedure for data storage.
        • Organizes, stores paperwork on completed shipments.
        • Images requisitions and attachments for long term storage.
          • Adheres to the laboratory's quality control policies and maintains appropriate logs and records as required.
            • Performs temperature reading documentation as assigned.
            • Performs assigned bench top cleaning.
            • Notifies supervisor or lead of any failure or adverse trend in shipments.
              • Adheres to the laboratory's safety policies.
                • Wears proper PPE when handling specimens.
                • Discards biohazard waste properly.
                • Notifies supervisor immediately of any lab accident or exposure incident.
                  • Maintains adequate stock of working supplies, completes weekly inventory audit as assigned.
                  • Participates in required Continuing Education activities.
                  • Serves as an example and resource for less experienced Technician personnel.
                  • Adheres to lab policies and protocols.
                  • Shows a high level of respect for all lab personnel, supervisor and directors.
                  • Shows willingness to perform duties until they are complete.
                  • Attends all required meetings and represents laboratory in a professional manner.EHS/Safety:Training:
                    • Safety
                      • Bloodborne pathogens
                      • Chemical Safety
                      • Hazardous Waste
                      • PPE
                      • Regulated Medical Waste
                      • Specimen Packaging and Shipping
                      • Ergonomics, Computer and Accessioning
                      • Evacuation plan and route
                        • Standard Operating Procedures
                          • LC-TG-DEC-SOP-0001 SIS Accessioning
                          • LC-TG-DEC-SOP-0002 Creating Images with Motorola Barcode Scanner
                          • LC-TG-DEC-SOP-0003 Accession Problems and Resolution
                          • LC-TG-DEC-SOP-0004 Front End Imaging
                          • LC-TG-DEC-SOP-0005 DEC Accessioning Order Entry
                          • LC-TG-DEC-SOP-0006 Image Search
                          • LC-TG-DEC-SOP-0007 Potential Embed Only
                          • LC-TG-DEC-SOP-0008 SRS Tracking
                          • LC-TG-DEC-SOP-0009 Unpacking and Receiving Shipments
                          • LC-TG-DEC-SOP-0010 SRS Dashboard
                          • LC-TG-DEC-SOP-0012 Checking Lab Suspends
                          • LC-TG-DEC-SOP-0013 Man Overboard
                          • LC-TG-DEC-SOP-0014 Employee Training and Initial Competency Assessment
                          • LC-TG-DEC-SOP-0015 Preventative Maintenance
                          • LC-TG-DEC-SOP-0016 DEC QA Plan
                          • LC-TG-DEC-SOP-0017 System Downtime, ISO B.8
                          • LC-TG-DEC-SOP-0018 SIS & Exemplar Order EntryQualifications (education, experience, training required to perform position: Minimum Requirements:
                            • Required Education and Experience
                              • High school diploma or equivalent with no clinical lab experience required.
                              • Experience Preferred
                                • Familiar with handling clinical specimens.
                                • Experience in the different specimen types in the clinical setting.
                                • Administrative experience: answer telephones, maintain logs/records, use of computerized databases, verbal and written communications. This job description reflects only the essential functions of the position and excludes those which may be incidental to the performance of the job. In no way is it stated or implied that the principal functions are the only duties to be performed. Employees will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by their supervisor.Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer: As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply. For more information about how we collect and store your personal data, please see our Privacy Statement .

Keywords: LabCorp, Durham , Specimen Accessioner, Other , Durham, North Carolina

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