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Specimen Processor - Evenings

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Pathology Watch

East Providence, RI, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Position Qualifications:

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East Side Clinical Laboratory, a leader in the medical laboratory industry, is seeking a Specimen Processor to join our Specimen Processing Team.

LOCATION: 10 Risho Ave, East Providence, RI 02914

HOURS: 2:30pm - 11:00pm; Monday - Friday and alternating Saturdays

FULL TIME: Benefits Eligible

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Verifies and matches information on requisitions and drawn specimens, received from the road phlebotomy, branch laboratory, physician’s offices and courier departments.

  • Enters accurately data for each patient relevant to the type of testing performed. Verifies patient name, address, method of payment and enters into computer system when necessary.

  • Knowledgeable in third-party financial billing procedures. If necessary, contacts proper individuals to obtain financial information.

  • Must adhere to departmental procedures regarding consistency and accuracy of information entered into the computer system.

  • Adheres accession label to all specimens and requisitions for tracking and test reporting.

  • Spins related blood specimens in centrifuge before forwarding to the appropriate department.

  • May be required to aliquot blood specimens; process other blood fluids for distribution to departments and reference labs.

  • Receive and processes stat work, which requires high priority attention.

  • Restock supplies within the department.

  • Maintenance of patient’s samples and supplies.

  • Required to work Saturday or weekend rotation as specified by departmental schedule.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • General laboratory procedures and basic computer.

  • Excellent typing skills.

  • Attention to detail

  • Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work in an organized manner.

  • High School Diploma/GED required.

  • Associate’s Degree in related field preferred.

Physical Demands:

  • Extensive sitting, phone and computer use.

  • Capable of standing continuously for up to 2 hours.

  • Extend and reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers.

  • Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crouch.

  • May be required to lift, move and carry up to 15-20 pounds.

  • Hearing acuity sufficient to effectively communicate with customers and employees via telephone and in person.

  • Ability to communicate verbally on phone and in person.

  • Fluency in the English language.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

2nd Shift (United States of America)

Job Category:

Laboratory Operations


East Side Clinical Laboratory, Inc.

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