Humera - Administrative and Professional Staffing

2nd Shift Specimen Processing Specialist

St. Paul, MN, United States
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Apr 18, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time
2nd Shift Specimen Processing Specialist:
Humera is looking for a 2nd shift Specimen Processing Specialist for our client in St. Paul, MN. The candidate in this position receives and accessions laboratory tests for the quantitative analysis of drugs or other analytes in patient or client samples, quality control materials or proficiency samples. This is a long term contract opportunity!
  • Receive and check in samples as they are delivered to the laboratory
  • Identify discrepancies, validity, stabilities
  • Sort and code according to department guidelines
  • Entry patient demographics utilizing multiple data base systems Prepare laboratory specimens (blood, urine, stool, sputum, body fluids, etc.) for various technical areas prior to laboratory analysis
  • Accurately label, centrifuge, aliquot, and document samples and sample types
  • Sorting, racking and delivering samples
  • Processing 40-70 samples per hour
  • Storing, retrieving, and disposing of samples during testing process and post retention
  • Maintain a clean, well-stocked, organized work area
  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures including safety and quality standards

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; prefer some post-high school education
  • Accurate and efficient alpha numeric type skill by touch
  • Ability to work with accuracy and speed while paying close attention to detail
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Able to handle stressful situations caused by high volume and deadlines
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Prolonged standing may be required
  • Must be able to adjust schedule to meet business unit requirements, which may include extended hours.
  • Must have the mental alertness and high energy required to appropriately perform job
  • Work effectively in fast paced environment with multiple priorities
    • Tues - Sat 5:00pm - 1:30am (2nd shift)