Laboratory Corporation of America Specimen Processing Specialist in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

  • Performs daily worksheet preparation.

  • Performs specimen receiving and accessioning.

  • Includes coordinating, identifying and requesting shared samples.

  • Includes prioritizing, sorting, scanning, tracking and routing of samples to the appropriate testing laboratories in the Laboratory Information System.

  • Performs various laboratory maintenance procedures.

  • Includes daily start up procedures.

  • Includes daily, weekly and monthly maintenance procedures.

  • Performs daily and weekly laboratory disinfection.

  • Performs specimen delivery to required campus locations and labs.

  • Addressing and responding to specimen inquiries throughout the day.

  • Monitoring and maintaining consumable inventory.

  • Performs data entry as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Adheres to the laboratory's quality control policies and maintains appropriate logs and records as required.

  • Adheres to the laboratory's safety policies.

  • Adheres to lab compliance policies.

  • Maintains 5S responsibilities.

  • Additional duties as assigned.Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH), an S&P 500 company is a leading life sciences company, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostics solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to provide better care. With net revenue in excess of $9 billion in 2016, LabCorp's 50,000 employees serve clients in 60 countries.



  • Requires an AAS degree in a life science OR a high school diploma with 1-2 years of clinical lab experience.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint).

  • Ability to type at a minimum of 5000 key strokes per hour.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment and maintain quality standards determined by the clinical laboratory.

  • Attention to detail and critical thinking skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work well with others.




1st shift Tuesday-Saturday 6:00am-2:30pm

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.