Healthcare Data Entry Specialist / Specimen Processor (Herndon, VA)

LabCorp - Herndon, VA (30+ days ago)

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Specimen Accessioner - 2nd Shift - Herndon, VA

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Are you organized, accountable, and have always gone the extra mile to make sure things are done right? Imagine the impact those skills can have in ensuring the accuracy of millions of healthcare tests, every month. If you share our passion for strengthening physician care, please apply for the Specimen Accessioner position!

LabCorp is seeking a dedicated and motivated individual to join their Specimen Accessioning team in Herndon, VA. The Specimen Accessioner will be responsible for performing specimen accessioning, sample sorting and data entry in a fast-paced, high-throughput environment according to established standard operating procedures.

The schedule for this position will be: Monday - Friday, 7:00 pm - 3:30 am; every third Saturday and every fifth Sunday. This is a 2nd shift schedule and qualifies for a shift differential incentive!

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Introduce and prepare biological specimens to the laboratory to ensure accurate processing
  • Open specimens and pour off into secondary containers to prepare for analysis and testing
  • Verify patient demographic information matches the test requisition form submitted
  • Data entry of patient information into the computer system for tracking purposes
  • Meet key production metrics and quality measures to ensure timely and accurate results
  • Unpack and route specimens to their respective staging areas
  • Pack and ship specimens to proper testing facilities when required
  • Properly prepare and store excess specimen samples
  • Resolve and document any problem specimens
  • Handle and dispose of medical and chemical waste
  • Comply with applicable environmental health and safety policies and procedures
  • Operate automated instrumentation under supervision if necessary

Overtime will be required in this role for a while; if you can not work overtime, please do not apply to this role.

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • No relevant experience is required
  • Previous medical or production experience is preferred
  • Proficient computer and typing skills
  • Must pass standardized color vision test
  • Comfortable handling human biological specimens including blood, urine and tissue samples
  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs, work in protective equipment and sit/stand for long periods of time
  • Strong eye hand coordination in order to accurately identify specimens by touch and sight
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • High level of attention to detail with the ability to problem solve
  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Ability to work overtime when needed

If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!

Benefits include, but are not limited to:

· Full Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

· Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts

· 401k

· 18 Days Paid Time Off per year

· 6 Paid Holidays

· No Charge Laboratory Testing (Including Dependents)

· Life Insurance (as well as Dependent Life Insurance)

· Employee Stock Purchase Plan

· Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (Optional)

· Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance

· Critical Illness Insurance

· Commute Spending Accounts

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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 - $18.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Overtime

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Company's website:

  • https://jobs.labcorp.com/

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place