Asst, Pre-Analytical I in Houston, TX at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 11/30/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    5850 Rogerdale Road
    Houston, TX
  • Date Posted:
  • Function
  • Job Family
    Specimen Processors
  • Remote
  • Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Shift

Job Description

Pre-Analytical Assistant I is responsible for general support functions within the Technical Operations Department. 
  • Demonstrates an ability to learn the job duties assigned to the Pre-Analytical Assistant I, and develops an understanding of how all the functions in Tech Ops and Specimen Processing work together and how they impact Technical departments and result quality.  
  • Identifies problems with specimen types, missing information, etc., with regard to sorting, racking, centrifuging, delivery, and storage of specimens; is able to resolve or forward information in support of timely problem resolution.  
  • Demonstrates an understanding of compliance policies related to test ordering, which requires developing ability to research test order information on translation tables, computer systems, and the directory of services.  
  • Meets quality and production standards within 6 months of completing training.  
  • Completes all required written documentation such that it is understandable to others, legible and within the assigned time frame. 
  • Reports to work on time, and follows attendance guidelines; supports the department's performance in the event of coworker absences.  
  • Learns additional functions within Tech Ops and Specimen Processing to allow timely progression to the next level.  
  • Performs other duties as assigned. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities, but rather a general description of work performed by the position. 

Required Work Experience:   N/A Preferred Work Experience:   Previous experience in a production environment  Physical and Mental Requirements:   N/A Knowledge:   Medical background preferred which includes medical terminology applicable to a clinical laboratory.  Skills:   Minimal data entry skills 

High School Diploma or Equivalent(Required)