Specimen Collector I - Floater

Aegis Sciences Corporation - Hermitage, TN3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $34,000 - $47,000 a year
The Specimen Collector – Floater does not have a designated clinic assignment. He or she will travel between different clinics within Middle Tennessee to provide coverage as needed. He or she is responsible for collecting biological specimens at client sites for the purpose of conducting scientific testing. Duties will include maintaining the integrity of the collection process, obtaining insurance information for billing purposes, and packaging the specimens for shipment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide coverage when a team member is out of the clinic
Travel to various clinics within entire region; Additional mileage reimbursement may be paid for distances greater than 45 miles
Foster open communication between the client and Aegis
Sales Management
Follow the standard operating procedures (SOPs) for sample collection

Ensure the integrity of each ‘Chain of Custody’ and sample:
Sufficient sample volumes
Samples properly labeled and sealed
Ensure sample requisitions are complete and all information is correct:
Utilize Electronic Lab Requisitions (ELR) “FLUID” for sample submissions
Answer questions from client/patients regarding Aegis policies
Complete and maintain required Compliance Training
HIPAA Training, etc.
Annual Lease Agreements (where required)
Comply with all applicable safety requirements including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
Order supplies and manage budget with RSM and ASM as required
Verify insurance information through Passport as needed
Request/collect payments from patients (where applicable)
Maintain regular communication with Regional Sales Manager and Area Sales Manager
Support ASM/RSM in his/her marketing and sales objectives with regards to sample collection
Maintain an excellent working knowledge of Aegis testing services
Encompass a “can do” attitude and represent Aegis in a professional, positive manner
Participate in process improvements, including process definition, measurement analysis, and implementation of controls
Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals
Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill
Other duties as required and assigned

A Successful Candidate Must Possess:
High School diploma or GED required
Ability to work in a fast paced environment while maintaining a focus on quality and extreme confidentiality
Valid driver’s license (must meet insurability requirements)
Experience in the medical field is preferred
Excellent customer service skills are essential to success in this role
Positive approach and attitude in patient interactions
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work on multiple tasks without sacrificing quality, attention to detail, and ability to interact with staff at all levels is required

Basic computer knowledge including, but not limited to:
Ability to send, receive, and monitor emails
Basic understanding of web site navigation including URL and how to enter website addresses
Ability to maintain and enter usernames/password and understand why credentials are important
Basic understanding of ports on a computer (USB for signature pad, printers)
Ability to type at least 40 words per minute
Experience and understanding of Windows operating system
Preferred experience with tablets and use of a stylus
Knowledge of how to save or delete files and folders
Understanding necessity of security measures
Requires a Reliable form of Transportation

  • This is a PRN/ As Needed position.
  • There is no set days or schedule for the position, but days/ hours typically worked would be Monday - Friday / anywhere between 8:00a -5:00p.
  • This position will cover multiple clinics in the Middle Tennessee area. (Examples - Hermitage/ Murfreesboro / Manchester)