This is a contract job opportunity. potential for perm
Position: Specimen Accessioner Medical Laboratory 5923
Location: Overland Park KS
Schedule: see below
Projected duration: 4 months
Job code: CVDJP00025923
Pay rate – $18.80
potential to convert to perm
Employees with strong data entry skills and manual dexterity is a must. Experience working in a high volume, fast paced environment is a plus. Previous medical background not required. Schedule will be Monday-Friday, 8 PM-04:30 AM During the first 30 days there will be no expectation to work overtime. After first 30 days overtime expectations begin based on departmental need. OT will range from 2-10 hours a week. Also after first 30 days employee will be expected to assist on rotating Saturday coverage. Saturday work is rotated on a 4-6 week basis, with each employee expected to work 6-8 hours during their rotation. Schedule is published at least 60 days in advance.
Summary: The main function of an accessioner is responsible for processing laboratory samples. They work with other laboratory employees to catalog patient specimens, like blood, urine, or tissue, for analysis. They mostly work with blood. Lab professionals carry out diagnosis and treatment based on the samples received.
Essential Duties: Receives and triages all specimens for clinical testing Manages clinical information within LIMS database Performs internal audits of clinical charts Collaborates with various departments to ensure testing accuracy
Qualifications: AS or BS degree in biological sciences preferred. Proven attention to accuracy and deadlines. Proven ability to work well independently and within a team. 0-2 years of experience