Job Openings

Specimen Technician

Job ID: BH401018

Category: Medical

Specialty: Other

Specimen Technician
3 month contract, could extend
 
Location: Wallingford, CT

Hours: Mon – Fri 4am-1230pm *Each shift includes a rotating weekend*
Industry: Clinical Lab
Size: 45,000+
Interview Process: Video Call or Phone Screen

Must Haves:
  • HS diploma
  • Strong with data entry (6000 keystrokes/hr)
Job Description/Summary:
The SPT I is responsible for general support functions within the Specimen Processing Department. This position requires a data entry background. Functions performed may include but are not limited to A-station, presort, pickup and delivery of processed specimens to the laboratory, imaging/microfilming, centrifugation and aliquoting. All functions must be performed with confidence, accuracy and in a timely manner. Job is complex and requires that employee have good organization skills and is able to learn and understand specimen types related to test(s) ordered by client. The SPT I must have to the ability learn and understand the compliance regulations related to test ordering which may change on a daily basis. This position is critical to quality for customer satisfaction. Additionally, since many changes do occur from day to day, great flexibility on the part of the SPT I is required. The SPT I will be exposed to many different demands made by the customer. Majority of SPT I work on the nightshift but based on staffing needs, weekends, holidays, on call and overtime availability is a requirement.

Department is a production environment, with emphasis on productivity/quality standards and departmental completion times. Position requires data background with abilities to enter 6,000 alphanumeric keystrokes/hour. Works in a biohazard environment, practicing good safety habits. Able to sit or stand for long periods. Communicates effectively with all levels of staff. Adheres to core values, safety and compliance policies and procedures. Keeps work area neat and clean. Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills that foster a positive environment. Demonstrates flexibility and ability to adapt to change.

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Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Wallingford, Connecticut