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Actalent Specimen Processor in Seattle, Washington

Description:

You are responsible for receiving and processing of laboratory specimens and requisitions. You will enter requisitions data into the database, label, centrifuge, and aliquot all specimens. You will assist in training lab assistant staff. You will act in the best interest of patient care and LabCorp.

Expediting: Collecting samples from each station and delivering to the technical benches.

o Walking and pushing a cart is required for the entirety of this task.

TOUCH: Sorting and receiving already processed samples into bins to be delivered to technical benches.

o Standing is required for most of this tasks duration.

TOUCH Trash sweep: We have bags that we place our TOUCH specimen bags into after we have received the samples and sorted them. AT the end of each shift, we go through these bags to make sure we didn’t inadvertently drop any samples into it while receiving and sorting. These bags are 100% just specimen bags that were torn open and should not have any leaking specimens thrown into it.

SRS-ing: Scanning samples into barcoded trays for storage so that techs and other departments can locate the original tubes if they need to repeat testing.

o This function can be performed sitting or standing, but the volume of samples are in the thousands.

Accessioning: processing COVID samples into the system so testing can be performed.

Cleaning: clearing and putting away trays and carts at the close of the previous day and disinfecting counters.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required, some college science helpful.

  • Excellent communication skills necessary to deal effectively with co-workers, clients, and hospital staff.

  • A willingness to work in fast paced, high volume laboratory. Data entry skills may be necessary.

    About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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