Laboratory Corporation of America Specimen Processor / Medical Data Entry in Westborough, Massachusetts
Are you organized, accountable, and have always gone the extra mile to make sure things are done right? Imagine the impact those skills can have in ensuring the accuracy of millions of healthcare tests, every month. If you share our passion for strengthening physician care, please apply for the Specimen Accessioner position!
The Integrated Genetics (IG) Division of LabCorp is seeking a dedicated and motivated individual to join their Specimen Processing and Accessioning team. The Westborough IG site processes extracted DNA from peripheral blood and prenatal samples (amniotic fluid and chorionic villi) for genetic testing. A variety of molecular genetic techniques are used in the laboratory to include Next Generation Sequencing, Real Time PCR, Sanger Sequencing and Southern Blot analysis to test for specific genetic diseases such as Cystic Fibrosis, Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Fragile X Syndrome.
The Specimen Processor will be responsible for performing clinical specimen accessioning, sample sorting and data entry in a fast-paced, high-throughput environment according to established standard operating procedures.
The schedule for this position will be Monday, Wednesday-Saturday: 9:00AM-5:30PM.
Open incoming packages from branches/clients, unpack and receive specimens
Perform data entry and Quality Assurance for specimen/patient information with a high degree of accuracy and in accordance with established protocols
Assign computer-generated identification number to be used for specimen tracking
Accurately identify and label specimens
Route samples by type to designated staging areas
Maintain complete documentation for all processes as outlined in SOPs
Clearly document any problem cases as outlined in SOPs
Pack and ship specimens to proper testing facilities
Meet department activity and production goal
High School Diploma or equivalent
Comfortable with handling biological specimens
Strong work ethic
Experience working in a team environment
Previous medical, healthcare or production experience is preferred, but not required
Excellent attention to detail
Strong organizational skills
Previous experience in a clinical laboratory setting desired, but not required
Previous experience in a CLIA and/or CAP regulated environment a plus, but not required
Monday, Wednesday- Saturday: 9:00 AM-5:30 PM
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.