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Specimen Processor Temp (FT, 40 Hours) at BioReference Laboratories, Inc.

Posted in General Business 28 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Melbourne, Florida





Job Description:

This is an exciting time to join our dynamic organization. OPKO Health is a diversified healthcare company that seeks to establish industry-leading positions in large, rapidly growing markets, including pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and biologics. OPKO's diagnostics business includes BioReference Laboratories, the nation's third-largest and fastest growing clinical laboratory over the last 35 years, which provides diagnostic testing to physician offices, hospitals, and clinics, among others, and GeneDx, a rapidly growing genetics and genomics laboratory that applies cutting edge technologies to make efficient clinical diagnostic testing and interpretation available for individuals with rare and common genetic conditions. Come join our team and become part of something big, by making our patients and customers the highest priority.

We are looking for a Specimen Processor, TEMP (40 hours per week) in our Melbourne, FL location.

Schedule:Tuesday - Saturday 6:30am-3:00pm

Position Summary:

The Specimen Processor must maintain departmental production goals to ensure hourly specimen flow to the labs are consistent. In this role, you will prepare samples for shipping, ensuring they are secure and shipped to the correct laboratory. It will also be your responsibility to handle patient medical records with complete accuracy and confidentiality.

Position Responsibilities:

Duties may include but are not necessarily limited to the following:


  • Receive, identify, label and process specimens as required for processing. This includes all labeling of specimen containers and any other materials submitted by the client.

  • Enter demographics, transcribe and review all specimen data into the laboratory information system.

  • Recognize specimen problems and refer to designated personnel.

  • Display the ability to learn and understand specimen types related to test(s) ordered by our clients.

  • Adheres to core values, safety, compliance policies and procedures.

  • Must Maintain production goals to ensure hourly specimen flow to the labs are consistent (minimum 28-35 cases) per hour

  • Report malfunctioning workstations to management for HELP tickets.

  • Disinfect work station before and after use. Keep work station neat and clean

  • Must be able identify requisitions that are continually failing to download and have missing information.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Able to type a minimum of 40 WPM. (A Typing Test will be given)

  • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.

  • Prior Lab, Processing and Data Entry experience a plus.


Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit for continuously for 8 hours.

  • Responsible for lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling object.


Working Conditions:

  • Work requires contact with specimen requisitions, biohazardous body fluids, and other hazardous chemicals.

  • Fast paced and noisy environment that sometimes includes interruptions and distractions.

  • OSHA risk factor: Category 1.


BioReference Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer.