Clerk, File - Forensic Toxicology Laboratory in Norristown, PA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 6/4/2022

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Clerk, File - Forensic Toxicology Laboratory - Norristown, PA - Tuesday-Saturday 8:00am-4:30pm

Look for more than answers. Patients and Physicians rely on our
diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope. 

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you
can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve. 

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and
development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.


Under the general supervision and control of an exempt supervisor, this individual is responsible for the records management activities for the unit.  This individual will be responsible for the quality and timeliness of data filing, preparation for data retention and movement of data to off-site storage .  This individual is also responsible for overall departmental compliance with all applicable policies.


  • Place documents in appropriate files according to the department filing system. Sorts and files material in alphabetical or numerical order or according to subject matter.

  • Keep files current in order that co-workers can obtain necessary information. Searches and investigates information contained in files.

  • Maintain organization and placement of files within facility and off-site storage and retrieves files as needed. Maintains records of material modified or removed.

  • Post and abstract information from files; and prepares index and cross-reference aids.

  • Perform a combination of manual and clerical filing and/or storage duties which may require the use of hand trucks, forklifts, and other devices, as well as computers to maintain data.

  • Analyze current procedures in place and make recommendations for process improvements to the Lab Manager.

  • Comply with all applicable and current Employer Solutions, Human Resources, Employee Health and Safety, Compliance, OSHA, CLIA, etc. policies and procedures.

  • Perform other duties as required.



Education Preferred: 

  • High School Diploma required

  • Forklift certification

  • Must have valid driver license and driving record that meets Quest Diagnostics driver safety guidelines and the ability to drive motor vehicle (non-commercial truck, van, car) as required

Work Experience:

  • 1 year prior work experience is file clerk

  • Good record keeping skills

  • Ability to operate a computer, printer and bar code scanner

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, etc.) or equivalent

Physical and Mental:

  • Able to work effectively in a team environment

  • Must be able to lift up to seventy (70) pounds

  • Ability to operate materials handling equipment as needed (fork lift, pallet jack, etc.)