Entry Level Processor- Per Diem - Brookfield, WI req24966 in Brookfield, WI at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 8/9/2019

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Job Description

Schedule:  On call, schedule varies, Monday to Friday, any time between 10:00am-7:30pm 

Per Diem

 

Basic Purpose:

The SPT I is responsible for general support functions within the Specimen Processing Department. Functions performed may include but are not limited accessioning and delivery of specimens to the laboratory. Department is a production environment, with emphasis on quality standards and departmental completion times.  All functions must be performed with confidence, accuracy and in a timely manner. Job is complex and requires that employee have good organization skills and ability to learn and understand specimen types related to test(s) ordered by client. The SPT I must have the ability learn and understand the compliance regulations related to test ordering which may change on a daily basis. This position is critical to quality for customer satisfaction. Additionally, since many changes do occur from day to day, great flexibility on the part of the SPT I is required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates an ability to learn the job duties assigned to the SPT I, and develops an understanding of how all the functions in Specimen Processing fit together
  • Identifies problems and in some cases, may resolve issues with specimen types such as missing information etc.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the compliance policies related to test ordering
  • Understands the complex relationship between test(s) ordered and specimen received
  • Completes all required written documentation, legibly and within the assigned timeframe
  • Meets or exceeds all performance expectations to include attendance, adherence to work schedule and demonstrates Quest values and behaviors through work performance and peer and team interaction
  • Is open to learning additional functions within Specimen Processing to allow timely progression to the next level
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Supervision Exercised: N/A

Qualifications:

Education Preferred:

  • HS diploma or equivalent

Work Experience:

  • Medical background preferred which includes medical terminology applicable to a clinical laboratory
  • Previous experience in a production environment preferred

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Works in a biohazard environment, practicing good safety habits
  • Able to sit or stand for long periods
  • Handles multiple tasks simultaneously and works in a production environment

Other:

  • Communicates effectively with all levels of staff
  • Maintains composure while working under pressure
  • Reflects good judgment at all times when determining what action to take when resolving problems
  • Adheres to Quest Diagnostics core values, safety and compliance policies and procedures
  • Keeps work area neat and clean
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills that foster a positive environment.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and ability to adapt to change

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