Job Description

 Accessioner / Processor 

Centers Laboratory is actively seeking a motivated Accessioner / Processor to work for our New York lab located at 1412 Bay Ridge Ave Brooklyn, NY. The ideal candidate will be a strong multi-tasker and have basic computer skills!

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for accurate processing of patient specimens including receipt and data entry into the Laboratory Information System
  • Match information on the test requisition with information on the collection vial for accuracy
  • Able to communicate and follow up pertinent information to all sections of the laboratory
  • Accession multiple types of specimens including blood, urine, swabs, body fluids, etc.
  • Labels specimens and transports to the laboratory sections to be tested
  • Ensures proper and complete patient identification on requisitions and specimen labels
  • Properly handles ambient, refrigerated, and frozen specimens
  • Prepares specimens for delivery
  • Aliquots specimens, ensuring proper labeling and properly operates centrifuges
  • Completes required training courses such as Safety and HIPAA in a timely manner
  • Archive and file all paperwork
  • Perform clerical and administrative duties as needed 
  • Assist laboratory staff in daily activities or additional duties as delegated
  • Assures customer privacy is maintained at all times
  • Rejects incorrect or inappropriate specimens
  • Prepares specimens for referral testing when needed
  • Participate in all applicable safety training sessions, know the location and contents of the safety manual and the location/use of all applicable safety equipment
  • Professional in dealing with client, customer, and co-worker

Position Requirements:

  • Proficiency in reading and writing English
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of PC applications
  • Previous related experience preferred
  • Ability to multi-task

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk and perform repetitive motion (keyboard)
  • Proficient visual and audio skills
  • May include lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling objects



Brooklyn, NY

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