At Assurex The Specimen Processor will receive, sort, and verify information on samples arriving daily, prior to laboratory analysis and testing. The samples must be received and sorted in a timely and accurate manner. The Specimen Processor must have the ability to check, verify and sort information in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures. This position reports to the Laboratory Manager.
Unpack and prepare laboratory specimens prior to laboratory analysis and testing.
Verify samples received against shipping manifest.
Responsible for checking and verifying information received against accompanying order form.
Identify problems with specimen types, missing information etc. and assigns the appropriate action.
Responsible for bar code labeling and validation of specimens.
Must ensure accurate and timely accessioning of patient and testing information into our system.
Understand the relationship between test(s) ordered and specimen(s) received.
Scan orders and insurance information
Maintain client and patient confidentiality.
Maintain clean and organized processing area.
Other clerical and office duties as required.
Assist other departments as assigned.
High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
Must possess a valid Driver’s License, excellent DMV record and insurance coverage.
Requires data entry experience.
Attention to detail and concern for impact is essential.
Ability to recognize problems and bring them to the attention of a supervisor.
Exceptional written and verbal skills
Excellent time management, scheduling, and organizational skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work effectively under tight timelines and schedules
Ability to work independently and as a contributing team member
Ability to sense the importance or impact of issues and situations and take appropriate actions\
Must be flexible, innovative, and self-motivated
Must have the flexibility to work extra hours to meet corporate and departmental goals
Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
At Assurex the physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop; kneel; or crouch The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception.
Assurex is a personalized medicine company that specializes in pharmacogenomics and is dedicated to helping healthcare providers get the genetic information they need to determine the genetically appropriate medication(s) for individual patients suffering from neuropsychiatric and other medical conditions. Assurex Health’s proprietary technology is based on pharmacogenomics— the study of the genetic factors that influence an individual’s response to drug treatments—as well as evidence-based medicine and clinical pharmacology. The GeneSight test was developed in the Assurex Health clinical laboratory and is based on patented technology licensed from two world renowned medical centers, Mayo Clinic and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, who continue to be research collaborators. The company was founded in 2006 and is located in Mason, OH. Assurex Health is a subsidiary of Myriad Genetics, Inc.
Assurex is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran.
Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. We believe that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.