Specimen Processor Specialist

Specimen Processor Specialist

Valley Health | Winchester, VA, 22603, US
Salary Range:$29,000 – $35,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 7 days ago

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Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region's largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

The Outreach Specimen Specialist is a multi-skilled position that efficiently processes patient specimens. Processing of all specimen types to include blood, body fluids and tissue samples. The Outreach Specimen Specialist performs EPIC registrations and ATLAS registrations for all insurance and patient types, enters data correctly into the laboratory system, allscripts (ALAB). Duties include face to face and telephone customer service, computer data entry and retrieval, specimen registration and specimen preparation prior to delivering samples within the laboratory or to reference laboratories, also proper documentation for all activities, assisting physicians in ordering correct tests. The Outreach Specimen Specialist is also responsible for monitoring supplies and compliance with all regulatory and accreditation requirements related to safety and lab testing. Proficiency with all insurance types and facility site codes related to registrations.

What You Will Bring:


High School Diploma or GED required


1 year Healthcare/Medical - Laboratory (Clinical) preferred


* Knowledge of computer systems
* Knowledge with ICD 10 and CPT codes required
* Medical terminology required.
* Must be willing to handle blood, body fluids and tissue samples.
* Ability to multi-task and prioritize under stressful situations.
* Demonstrates knowledge /competence of CAP and JCAHO Laboratory patient safety initiatives and applies these to all aspects of diagnostic testing.

What You Will Get:

At Valley Health, we believe everyone is a caregiver, and our goal is to create an environment where our caregivers thrive physically, financially, and emotionally. In addition to a competitive salary, our most popular benefits for full-time employees include:

* A Zero-Deductible Health Plan
* Dental and vision insurance
* Generous Paid Time Off
* Tuition Assistance
* Retirement Savings Match
* A Robust Employee Assistance Program to help with many aspects of emotional wellbeing
* Membership to Healthy U: An Incentive-Based Wellness Program

Valley Health also offers a health savings account & flexible spending account for childcare, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and professional development. In addition, several perks come with working for the largest employer in the region, such as discounts to on-campus dining, and more.

To see the full scale of what we offer, visit valleyhealthbenefits.com.

Exclusions apply

We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.

We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.


Criminal Background Checks

VA State Police and/or WV State Background and Fingerprinting (WV Cares) (applicable state)

3rd party Background Check

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Physical Demands

22 A Lab