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Referral Laboratory Specialist - OSF011266

Hours per week: 40
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: (5) 8's 3-11:30p with Saturday rotation
Location: 530 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL, United States

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

Job Description

Description

This position is responsible for processing all orders and specimens to outside referral labs for testing not performed at the OSF System Lab in Peoria, IL. In doing so, is responsible for correct specimen, order, sample identification, shipment of specimen to referral lab. Responsible for billing patient accounts, result entry of test results, navigation in multiple referral lab internet ordering sites for order entry, reporting appropriate infectious disease results to IDPH.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

High School Diploma or equivalent

 

Computer skills with ability to use multiple search engines on internet explorer

 

Problem solving skills.

 

Analytical skills necessary to correctly identify specimen type and correct collection container for referred tests.

 

Ability to multitask and work on several issues at a time with good organizational skills and judgment.

 

Interpersonal skills sufficient to interact effectively and communicate with other health care professionals.

 

High level of professionalism in stressful situations.

 

Requires analytical skills necessary to use the lab computer system, the hospital computer system and multiple internet sites.

 

Strong organizational skills to manage multiple activities simultaneously while preparing specimens for shipment.

 

Analytical skills necessary in order to interpret routine tests and recognize abnormal test results and troubleshoot equipment such as a centrifuge and interface to the main referral lab.

 

 

 

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Previous experience in Ic2it and/or certification in Ic2it.

 

 

 

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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