Toxicology Specimen Collector

Apollo Laboratories

Job Details
Part-timeEstimated: $32,000 – $43,000 a year56 minutes ago
Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED
Full Job Description

Overview:

Responsible for accurately processing urine toxicology samples. Provides care to patients whose ages range from teen to geriatric. Ensures specimen integrity by adhering to the laboratory’s procedures for specimen collection, handling, and processing. Adheres to departmental policies and procedures to include departmental programs, quality control, quality assurance, and safety.

Responsibilities:

Utilize technical skills and abilities to perform accurate urine sample collection. Utilizes technical skills and abilities to accurately handle and process specimens.

  • Follows laboratory procedures for specimen collection and handling.
  • Correctly identifies patient and properly labels specimens.
  • Correctly identifies and utilizes proper containers, transport media, and storage temperature for each test type.
  • Correctly identifies proper priority for collection process.

Utilizes job knowledge, judgment, and problem-solving skills to ensure quality.

  • Utilizes resources for proper collection and processing of requested tests.
  • Utilizes resources to answer inquiries for test information and basic customer related issues.
  • Understands and follows all safety, infection control, and OSHA Blood Borne Pathogen guidelines.
  • Understands and follows all Apollo Compliance policies.
  • Understands and follows all HIPAA guidelines.

Effectively utilizes departmental resources

  • Demonstrates efficiency by timely performing procedures and determining priority.
  • Utilizes appropriate supplies with minimal waste.
  • Operates equipment to maximize efficiency and minimize down time.
  • Utilizes unstructured time constructively.

Utilizes personal and professional skills to promote customer relations

  • Communicates with laboratory staff and its customers to ensure quality patient care.
  • Maintains and supports a service-oriented relationship with customers.
  • Respects and maintains the confidentiality of information relative to customers.
  • Strives to maintain a positive work environment.

Enthusiastically performs miscellaneous duties with completion in a designated time frame.

Qualifications:

Education:

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience:

2 – 3 years of medical experience preferred

Hours:

(Monday – Thursday, 8:00a – 7:00p)

Job Type: Part-time

Schedule:

  • Day shift

Application Question(s):

  • Please provide your salary expectations.

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • Medical: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: One location

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