Specimen Sorter (Overnight, FT, 40 Hours) at BioReference Laboratories

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Melbourne, Florida





Job Description:

We are looking for a Specimen Sorter (Overnight, FT, 40 hours per week) in our Melbourne, FL location.



Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30pm to 5:00am





Position Summary:



The Specimen Sorter is responsible for sorting various specimens as they enter the lab.





Duties and Responsibilities:



Sorting all specimens in the lab for processing in a timely manner.


Ability to separate by specimen type. (Clinical, Women's Health, GenPath, Toxicology, Histology, and Cytology)


Knowledge of ALL specimen types


Knowledge of Logistics Routes arrival time and estimated volume


Must be able to handle leak or broken samples


Ability to document and comprehend the sorting and handling process for Blue bag/Stat, Regular, GenPath, Frozen Windows, Priority, Airports and FedEx


Ability to consistently distribute and prioritize work to all Processors.


Work requires close attention to detail, accuracy, and quality.


Specimen Collection-collect specimens from all Processing stations and deliver to the specimen handling area


Adheres to Safety and Quality policies and procedures


Sort processed specimens into racks for delivery into the lab by pour off groups


Multi-task between different specimen handling functions


Understand strict quality regulations and adhere to prescribed SOP


Maintain composure while working in a high energy level of production


Minimum Qualifications



High School Diploma or equivalent.


Ability to work in a high volume and fast paced environment.


Ability to multitask.


Ability to read, write, and speak English.


Ability to read numbers.


Physical Demands:



Work requires sitting, standing, and/or walking for periods of up to eight hours.


Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds or carry objects weighing up to 25 pounds


Responsible for lifting carrying, pushing, and pulling objects


Working Conditions



Work requires contact with specimens and requisitions, hand washing and cleaning, biohazardous body fluids, and hazardous chemicals.


Work is varied in nature with sufficient noise and interruptions to cause distraction and stress.

BioReference Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer.