Lab Specimen Processor FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/2/2021

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  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description

Lab Processor FT Days
AdventHealth Daytona Beach
Location Address: Daytona Beach, FL
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Daytona Beach
Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement
Career growth and advancement potential
High quality of life with low cost of living on the shores of sunny Daytona Beach, FL.
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You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Prepare specimens as required by each department
  • Match labels and tubes
  • Make sure all specimens are logged into the computer.
  • Centrifuge specimens when necessary
  • Rack prepared specimens and deliver specimens and labels in consecutive order to the correct department
  • Reprint labels when necessary
  • Prepare specimens to be sent to other laboratories including batch generation and bagging of specimens if trained to do so.
  • Register specimens from nursing homes, home health agencies, and physician offices.
  • Enter patient demographics including insurance into the computer system.
  • Check for Medical Necessity compliance.
  • Order tests.
  • Answer telephone and route calls appropriately.
  • Answer questions regarding test ordering, specimen preparation, etc.
  • Resolve problems.
  • Empty tube system and log-in specimens.
  • Accurately collect Chain of Custody specimens per procedure.
  • Identify patient by use of photo ID.
  • Properly fill out forms.
  • Have donor provide specimen.
  • Secure specimen for transport.
  • Defrost send-out refrigerator monthly.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or as needed.


What You Will Need:

  • Computer skills
  • High School graduate or equivalent with two years laboratory experience.
  • Minimum of one years’ experience if licensed medical technician.

Job Summary:

The Laboratory Specimen Processor is responsible for receiving and preparing specimens for the laboratory including centrifuging when necessary. The processor delivers the specimens to each department in the manner required by each instrument or test.

This position requires general knowledge of each department. They must be able to register outpatient lab work.  They must be able to answer questions and trouble shoot problems for physician’s offices, nursing homes and other hospital departments. They may help in preparing specimens and batches for send-outs to other laboratories.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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