Lab Specimen Processor - Full Time / Days


Company Description

With over 30 years of specialized expertise in infectious disease, immunology and allergy testing for immunocompromised and critical patients, Viracor Eurofins is committed to helping medical professionals, transplant teams and reference labs get results faster, when it matters most. Viracor is passionate about delivering value to our clients by providing timely, actionable information - never losing sight of the connection between the testing we perform and the patients you serve.

Job Description

Basic Function and Scope of Responsibility:

The Laboratory Specimen Processor is primarily responsible for performing duties related to accessioning and data entry with a high degree of proficiency.

There are two (2) full time positions, workingTuesday-Saturday, 8:00AM-4:30PMwith overtime as needed.

Please note we are moving to a new facility in February 2022and this position will be relocated to Lenexa, KS.

Essential Job Duties:

Level I - Minimum
  • Demonstrate data entry proficiency with the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and/or other specimen tracking system
  • Examine samples for accuracy and other requirements (sample type, stability, volume, etc.)
  • Label samples for delivery to proper area(s)
  • Use and maintain applicable sample storage materials (i.e. dry ice)
  • Make appropriate internal or external contact to resolve patient demographic issues or discrepancies
  • Complete correction requests as needed
  • Adhere to all Data Management policies and protocols
  • Maintain quality control and quality assurance records as required
  • Adhere to all quality and safety standards, as well as ensuring compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies
  • Work closely and communicate with other lab associates to complete daily activities efficiently
  • Maintain other Clinical Laboratory databases as needed or assigned
  • Provide administrative support for Clinical Laboratory projects as needed
  • Represent department and the organization favorably and in accordance with established Company standards and associate attributes at all times
  • Other duties as assigned by management
Level II - Fully meets the qualifications of Level I plus the following:
  • Manage issues and projects; resolve escalated issues as appropriate.
  • Demonstrate superior understanding of Laboratory operations

Qualifications

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Level I - Minimum
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Specimen processing in a Clinical Laboratory setting or equivalent experience preferred
  • Must be comfortable with raw specimen handling
  • Ability to read, interpret, and comply with documents such as internal SOPs, operating and maintenance instructions, and company policies
  • Position may require evening and weekend hours
  • Goal oriented, with excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to interact effectively and work efficiently with people at all levels in an organization
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Keenly attentive to detail
  • Ability to keep sensitive information confidential
  • High level of proficiency with PC based software programs; strong database skills; 1 year of data entry experience preferred with strong typing skills
Level II - Fully meets the qualifications of Level I plus the following:
  • Advanced problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities

Additional Information

What we offer:

As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.

Physical Requirements:
  • Physical dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard and other office equipment, use a telephone, access file cabinets and other items stored at various levels, including overhead
  • Ability to speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably with sufficient volume to ensure an accurate exchange of information in normal conversational distance, over the telephone, and in a group setting
  • Ability to continuously operate a personal computer for extended periods of time (4 or more hours)
  • Mental acuity sufficient to collect and interpret data, evaluate, reason, define problems, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, make valid judgments and decisions
The essential physical and mental requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To learn more about Viracor Eurofins, please visit the following websiteshttp://www.viracor-eurofins.comandwww.eurofinsus.com

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Viracor Eurofins is committed to promoting an equal employment opportunity workplace environment and is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Company that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), disability, military and/or veteran status, and/or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state, or local law. The Company's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer all employment-related matters on the basis of an individual's qualifications, abilities and efforts without regard to protected status.

Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
Company
Eurofins USA
Posted
01/02/2022
Type
Full time
Location
Lee's Summit, MO 64063, US
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