Processor- Tupelo, MS req29615 in Tupelo, MS at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 8/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    830 South Gloster Street
    Tupelo, MS
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/1/2019
  • Job ID:
    req29615

Job Description

Processor- Tupelo, Mississippi - 5

Know that there are people behind the data.  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.

As a Specimen Processor 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, our Specimen Processors play an essential role in our success and provide a critical service responding to the often pressured requirements of accurate diagnoses. As a career, it offers a unique opportunity to learn and develop a profession offering long-term stability and development. You can also earn a competitive salary and great overtime, while growing your own career.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of a Supervisor, the Processor processes manual and link requests, aliquots samples, sorts and prepares samples for pick up by laboratory staff or delivers samples to the appropriate laboratory for assay set up. Must be able to perform and follow all processing procedures related to pre-analytical processes. However, position is not limited to these functions. Accurately enter data into the computer system manually or electronically.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Responsible for all responsibilities of the Specimen Preparation Assistant.

  • 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 with specimen types, missing information etc. and assigns the appropriate TIQ, and in some cases resolves them.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the compliance policies related to test ordering, which requires developing ability to research test ordering information on translation tables, computer system, and the directory of services.

  • Meets standards for production and accuracy within 6 months.

  • Understands the complex relationship between test(s) ordered and specimen received.

  • Completes all required written documentation, legibly and within the assigned timeframe

  • Reports to work on time, and follows attendance guidelines.

  • Learns additional functions within Specimen Processing to allow timely progression to the next level.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

  • High School equivalent

Work Experience:

  • Medical terminology helpful

Special Requirements:

  • PC skills.

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