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Specimen Processor - OSF006959

Hours per week: 4
Status (Benefits): Limited
Work Schedule: Variable hours as needed
Location: 530 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL, United States

530 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

The Central Processing Laboratory Specimen Processor performs a variety of lab-related duties in a high volume, fast paced, production-like environment. This position works independently and as a part of a team, handling multiple tasks simultaneously for timely receipt and routing of laboratory specimens (such as blood, urine, stool, tissue, and body fluid) according to established turnaround times. Performs sample triage and receipt, routes specimens for various receipt, tracking, and testing activities.  Performs duties associated with processing patient specimens and results; accurately enters and updates electronic medical records such as patient demographics, billing, patient diagnosis codes, test orders, and specimen source.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

High School Diploma or Equivalent

 

Minimum 1 year of experience in a fast paced, customer oriented or office setting

 

Minimum 6 months of experience in a customer service role

 

Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and website navigation

 

Good written and verbal communication skills

 

Positive, professional attitude and demeanor

 

High attention to detail in order to verify/match letters and numbers to prevent mislabeling

 

Organized, able to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment, with tight turnaround times

 

Maintain composure while working under pressure; ability to perform job duties with frequent interruptions and/or distractions

 

Critical thinking, problem solving skills, decisive judgment and follow through

 

 

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

2 years of experience working in a laboratory or medical/healthcare office setting

 

Knowledge of medical terminology

 

Experience working with an electronic medical record system, such as Epic

 

 

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

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