Specimen Management Technician, Toxicology
Job ID: R0041993 | Medical Laboratories | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Responsible for receiving and processing requests and specimens for laboratory analysis, entering requests into laboratory computer system, transporting of specimens, and using problem-solving skills.
  • Enters written and receives electronic orders for laboratory requests into laboratory computer system. Ensures all specimens received meet specimen acceptance criteria.
  • Operates pneumatic tube system (PTS).
  • Investigates, documents, and resolves problems or complaints.
  • Processes laboratory specimens.
  • Serves as trainer and role model for new Specimen Management Technicians and healthcare professional students.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of quality safety and compliance programs.
  • Performs area-specific support activities.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $15.99 - $24.78 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Experience: No experience required.
  • Licensure: None required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires sitting, standing for prolonged periods, frequently traveling, and reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive). Repetitive motion: computer data entry. Proficient communicative, auditory, and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, heat, cold, noise, blood/body fluids, and infectious disease.



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Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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