Medical Assistant / Accessioning Technician

San Antonio, TX

Category: Clinical Laboratory Scientists | Employment Type: Full-Time

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QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 1+ years of experience working in a laboratory accessioning department or clinical diagnostics setting preferred
JOB SUMMARY:
  • Carefully review requisitions for completion and work with Client Services to obtain any missing information
  • Unpack, identify and assess integrity of received samples following existing procedure, ensuring all aliquots are received for tests ordered, and follow specimen rejection procedures when necessary
  • Follow storage requirements, universal precautions, documentation control measures and chain of custody protocol
  • Promptly communicate any issues with supervisor when identified
  • Use lab information system to accurately enter requisitions, paying special attention to handwritten directions
  • Properly dispose of specimens
  • Remain versatile when dealing with a wide range of specimen requirements, laboratory duties and working closely with different employee personalities
  • Properly prepare specimens for shipping and coordinate sending process
  • Attend and participate in team meetings
  • Perform additional duties as assigned
SKILLS:
  • Meticulous nature and attention to detail
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer service
  • Critical thinking
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements
  • Organizational skills
  • Clerical skills
  • Computer skills (general knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Word and email)
Benefits:
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Vacation
  • Retirement matching plan
  • Health benefits
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