Kelly Services 3rd Shift Specimen Processing Specialist I Clinical Lab, San Diego, CA in San Diego, California

3rd Shift Specimen Processing Specialist I Clinical Lab, San Diego, CA

Position Type: Contract role for 3 mos. with strong potential to extend.

Pay Rate: $14.50/hr

Schedule/Shift: 3rd shift, Tuesday-Saturday 11:00pm-7:30am

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • This is a multi-discipline position with 3 primary components: specimen accessioning, sample splitting/sorting and data entry.

  • Prepares laboratory specimens for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing and routes specimens by type to various staging areas.

  • Performs all paperwork, technical and non-technical procedures required to process and submit specimens.

  • Assigns specific computer generated identification numbers, checks for accuracy and records all items processed.

  • Operates data entry terminals and automated data systems, follows standard sequences/coding when entering data and corrects, edits, and/or verifies data entered into automated systems.

  • Must be able to perform eSIS audits to resolve any outstanding problems.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • One (1) to three (3) years of experience in a clinical laboratory setting is preferred.

  • Administrative: Answer telephones, maintain logs/records, organizational skills, proficiency with numbers, research information, time management, train employees, use computerized databases, written and verbal communications.

  • Machine: Calculator and Personal computer. Typing/data entry accuracy required with no more than 2% error with 6,000 KSPH.

  • Physical Demands: Speech clarity, utilization of fingers and hands, standing-remaining on one's feet in an upright position, sitting-remaining in the normal seated position, handling-seizing, holding, grasping. Moderate physical effort (up to 30 pounds); must comply with applicable safety procedures.

  • Additional job duty (as assigned): (Hazardous Chemical Waste Management) Proper identification of known hazardous material in the work place. The knowledge of personal protection measures. The avoidance of accidents. The knowledge of hazardous waste characteristics, hazardous waste volume generation limits, accumulation limits, spill control measures, record keeping, proper handling and container management, labeling, container and storage inspection.

  • Working Conditions: Possible exposure to infection from disease-bearing specimens; regularly exposed to the risk of blood-borne diseases; must comply with applicable safety procedures.

  • Vision Requirements: Far acuity-ability to see clearly at 20 feet or more; near acuity-ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less; depth perception-ability to judge distance and space relationships; color vision-ability to distinguish and identify different colors.

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