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Accessioner / Processor Weekends

Company: Centers Health Care
Location: Cedar Knolls
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Accessioner / Processor Centers Laboratory of New Jersey is currently seeking Processors to work weekends for our Laboratory located in Cedar Knolls, NJ. The ideal candidate will be a certified phlebotomist and have excellent interpersonal skills!Position Title: Processor / AccessionerReports to: Processing SupervisorPosition Summary: The laboratory processor is responsible for specimen procurement, which includes sorting, accessioning and processing. In addition, he/she performs all other duties as assigned.Position Responsibilities: To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each responsibility competently. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the responsibility. The responsibilities of a Processor include but are not necessarily limited to the following:

  • Organize, sort, accession and process patient samples for in-house testing and for reference laboratories
  • Responsible for barcoding and verifying all documentation
  • Perform manual entry of requisitions in the lab information system accurately in a timely manner
  • Validate and match information for specimens received; patient demographics, tests requested and billing information
  • Responsible for verifying and reporting any inconsistencies in accessioning, data entry, specimen identification, and sample type to supervisor
  • Process and verify send-out specimens before they are submitted to the reference laboratory.
  • Responsible for printing end of night report to verify that all specimens that were received in the lab were released into the lab information system
  • Perform a thorough review of the processing area at the end of each shift to make sure all specimens are processed
  • Prepare a report for customer service regarding any issues per shift
  • Familiar with tube types, test request and medical terminology
  • Assist in the discarding of specimens into biohazard containers
  • Perform clerical and administrative duties as needed
  • Demonstrate the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations
  • Perform all responsibilities independently with no direct supervision required
  • Perform all other duties as assignedCompetencies:
    • Strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor
    • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
    • Critical thinking with efficient and effective problem-solving skills
    • Ability to manage and execute multiple projects, prioritize, and meet deadlines
    • Ability to work well in a team environment that promotes inclusiveness and communication among team membersEducation and Experience:
      • High school diploma or equivalent
      • Certified phlebotomy or medical assistant preferred
      • Clinical laboratory experience preferred
      • Training provided on the job
      • Data entry skills are required
      • Medical terminology skills preferredWork Environment:
        • Environmentally controlled laboratory environment
        • Fast-paced environment with occasional high pressure or emergent situations
        • Frequent exposure to body fluids
        • Possible exposure to infectious specimens, communicable diseases, toxic substances, and other conditions common to a laboratory environment
        • Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as appropriate such as lab coats, face shields, gloves and masks
        • Frequent interaction with a diverse population including team members and other customersPhysical Demands:
          • Frequent standing, walking, grasping, carrying and speaking
          • Occasional sitting, reaching, bending and stooping
          • Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling up to 50 pounds with assistance if needed
          • Frequent use of computer, keyboard, phone, and copy and fax machine as neededMDL18 About Us:Centers Health Care is a fully integrated post-acute care continuum offering rehabilitation and skilled nursing services in more than 45 locations covering four states. In addition, we provide special services including in-center and home dialysis, ventilator care, and care for those with Alzheimer's. The Centers Health Care family offers Skilled Nursing, Urgent Care, Managed Care, Renal Dialysis Services, Clinical Laboratory Services, Adult Day Health Care, and Assisted Living services, as well as every level of Home Care. Centers is well known for our commitment to our employees, offering outstanding ongoing training and development, career advancement opportunities, competitive pay rates, generous compensation packages and Opportunity Employer –M/F/D/VPowered by JazzHRE1FXZnv6Zf

Keywords: Centers Health Care, New York , Accessioner / Processor Weekends, Other , Cedar Knolls, New York

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