Laboratory Corporation of America Specimen Processing Specialist-Floater in Itasca, Illinois

LabCorp (NYSE: LH), an S&P 500 company, is a leading global life sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostic solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to improve the delivery of care. LabCorp reported net revenues of over $10 billion in 2017.

LabCorp is seeking an experienced Specimen Processor based out of Itasca, IL to work as a floater. Hours are 5PM-1:30AM M-F and rotating Saturdays from 6PM-12AM, however, this position is a float position that provides coverage for 16 other sites in the IL, WI and IN areas when needed. Hours may vary depending on site being covered. A $2.00/hr float incentive is offered as well as paid mileage.

As a Specimen Processor, you will receive specimens in from clients, accession them into the computer systems, process, pour off and prepare them for testing. Will perform data entry to document patient demographics, billing information, specimen types, requirements, and all other clinical data. Will also be responsible for packaging and preparing specimens and containers to be sent to other labs. Other duties include providing support to the client, keeping up to date specimen logs, and general inventory.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 1 to 3 years of a laboratory setting preferred

  • Proven track record in providing exceptional customer service

  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal

  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment

  • Comfortable working under minimal supervision

  • Reliable transportation and clean driving record if applicable

  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed

  • Able to pass a standardized color blindness test




Monday-Friday 11:00am - 7:30pm; rotating Sat 1:00pm - 5:00pm

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.