Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Position
Are you detail-oriented, accountable and always willing to go
the extra mile to make sure things are done right? AEL is hiring
for a specimen processor who thrives in a fast paced, customer
focused & challenging environment.
1st shift position; Part-time
Role and Responsibilities
The Specimen Processor receives accessions, identifies, and
labels specimens according to established protocol. This position
may also be assigned to various other processing duties necessary
to assure samples arrive at the analysis area ready for testing,
assure requisitions are available for electronic review and
storage, or enter financial information before the billing is
AEL is seeking an individual that is committed and focused on
providing the unique turnaround time and quality demands for
testing services for health care providers.
We are looking for someone who wants to contribute to our
- Receives, accessions, identifies, and labels specimens
according to established protocol to ensure all specimens are
test-ready (defined as having the correct label attached and ready
for all laboratory instrumentation to interpret patient data as
well as test requested).
- Accessions an average of 40 requisitions per hour while
assigned to the non-specialized bench. Achieves established
specimens per hour on other bench assignments.
- Identifies problems that arise during the accessioning process
and either resolves them or requests assistance from the team lead
or other supervisory personnel.
- Understands the importance of accurate specimen identification;
matches label and individual specimen identifiers every time.
- Operates specimen sorting equipment per established protocol;
operation includes maintenance when assigned and troubleshooting
errors as they arise.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
High school graduate or equivalent. Excellent computer, data
entry, and customer service skills required. Accurate minimum
typing speed of 25 wpm required.
Ability to work both independently and in a team
High level of attention to detail with the ability to problem
Strong communication skills; both written and verbal.
Six months of previous lab experience is highly preferred.
Licensure, Registration, Certification
Work requires some physical effort. Frequent walking, standing,
sitting, and typing. Lifting or performing other work requiring
light physical exertion (up to 30 pounds) is required.
Work is performed in a laboratory setting with potential
exposure to bodily fluids and hazardous chemicals.
American Esoteric Laboratories (AEL) is an Equal Opportunity
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Memphis Pathology Laboratory
American Esoteric Laboratories (AEL), formerly Memphis Pathology
Laboratory, is a community-based leader in clinical laboratory
medicine dedicated to provide quality care, innovative solutions,
and personal service. AEL has serviced the medical community for
more than 50 years with a strong presence throughout the Mid-South
encompassing Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi,
Missouri, and Tennessee.
AEL is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join
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