Medical Specimen Processing Assistant

Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, USA Req #2395
Monday, August 24, 2020

STS Systems Support is seeking Medical Specimen Processing Assistants

Position Description:

  • Receive and process medical shipment boxes from various agencies
  • Track errors/discrepancies with IATA shipping regulations
  • All boxes received must be processed, verified, accessioned, re-labeled daily unless otherwise directed by lab leadership
  • Document condition that specimens are received; frozen, refrigerated, or room temperature
  • Stability of specimens must be monitored and evaluated according to lab procedures
  • Frozen specimens require additional time for thawing and drying prior to processing
  • Enter specimen and patient data into the Laboratory Information System without error
  • Deliver specimens to the appropriate sections of the laboratory
  • Processes specimens being sent to outside reference laboratories
  • Perform all tasks using appropriate techniques to assure specimen integrity and positive identification throughout the laboratory processes
  • Receive, process, and ship shipping supply orders to customers as needed
  • Prepare and ship boxes back to customers
  • Receives, processes, stores shipments and specimens as directed to ensure specimen stability is not effected
  • Accomplish other laboratory tasks as directed
  • Available to work shifts including Days, Evenings, and Weekends (Saturday and Sunday) not to exceed 40 hours per work week

 

Mandatory Qualifications:

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Type 30 words per minute
  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology
  • One (1) year experience handling and accessioning medical laboratory specimens
  • Pass a government criminal and financial background check/investigation

Physical Capabilities:

  • Long periods of working in a laboratory setting and/or at a computer.
  • Lift shipping boxes/materials weighting approximately 50 lbs
  • Stand for extended periods of time over an 8 hour period

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, USA