Specimen Processor - AP- Full Time - Needham

Atrius Health - Needham, MA (30+ days ago)3.8


Specimen Processor - AP- Full Time - Needham - (107985)
Description

Atrius Health is the Northeast’s largest nonprofit independent multi-specialty medical group. Our medical practices (Dedham Medical Associates, Granite
Medical Group, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates), have more than 35 specialties and 750 physicians, who work together to deliver an effective system of connected care for more than 675,000 adult and pediatric patients in Eastern and Central Massachusetts. We hold every member of our team to a high standard of excellence. Each one of us makes a difference in the lives of our patients and also contributes to our ability to thrive in the rapidly changing healthcare environment.
The Specimen Processor oversees the in-house handling of laboratory specimens, preparation and transportation of specimens to vendor laboratories and problem resolution/tracking of pending tests. Responsible for day-to-day problem solving concerning specimens sent to vendor laboratories. Maintains documentation of problems and resolutions. Identifies/addresses recurrent problems or brings to attention of supervisor. Notifies clinician of problems, if necessary, and calls patients when instructed to do so. Performs Point of Care Testing on patients; classified as moderately complex testing, utilizing a test kit or lab instrument. Performs preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and calibration of the device. Has knowledge of reagent stability and storage. Follows quality control procedures. Performs Proficiency Testing. Understands factors influencing test results. Provides valid patient test results with QC before reporting. Understand the testing procedure. Follows procedure in reporting test values.
Education: High School graduate or equivalent plus additional college courses in Biology and Chemistry required. Associates degree or equivalent preferred.
Skills and Experience: Minimum of one year lab experience required. Excellent customer service skills and experience as well as computer proficiency a must.
Atrius Health is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. All patients, employees, applicants, and other constituents of Atrius Health will be treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, marital/domestic partner status, parental status, sexual orientation and gender identity and/or expression, or other dimensions of diversity.

Benefits Include:
  • Up to 8% company retirement contribution,
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 10 paid holidays,
  • Paid professional development,
  • Generous health and welfare benefit package.
Organization: Laboratory
Primary Location: Needham MA - Lab
Schedule: M-F, 1:30pm-10.00pm
Job: Laboratory Services
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Type: Regular Full Time - 40 Hrs (Full Time Benefit Eligible)