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Aerotek Specimen Processor ( Interviews Going Off Next Week ) in Tucson, Arizona


This position is responsible for the receipt of biological specimens into the department, their proper entry into the company’s computer system, the preparation of samples for analytical testing, the distribution of these specimens to the proper analytical area, and archiving specimens after testing. This position reports to Specimen Processing Supervisor, and takes direction from Senior Specimen Preparation Technicians, and Specimen Preparation Coordinators All employees are responsible for (1) supporting the Company’s goals and mission, (2) for following all Company policies and procedures, (3) for providing quality customer service, and (4) for following safety standards in performing all aspects of the functions below, reporting/removing unsafe equipment and attending safety education sessions. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Enters and verifies patient demographics, location, physician data, tests requested, time and date of collection, appropriate clinical information and all other pertinent data found on requisitions submitted. Verifies accuracy of entered information. Verifies appropriateness of specimens received. Aliquots and labels specimens according to established departmental procedures and practices; delivers specimens to the technical floor in a timely manner. 2. Focuses on quality by ensuring that all work performed is accurate and complete. Maintains familiarity with departmental procedures Meets or exceeds department quality performance metrics on all work performed. Documents performance to immediate supervisor or coordinator as required by established methods and practices. Follows established procedures and methods. Complies with all safety rules, and follows defined safety practices. 3. Participates in departmental financial monitoring and improvement. Supports waste reduction and expense reduction programs. Assists supervisor and manager in monitoring and controlling expenses throughout the year. 4. Meets departmental standards for productivity as currently defined. Provides basic technical support for less experienced Specimen Preparation Technicians, answers questions and directs them to appropriate resources. Responsible for maintaining technical competence in all assigned tasks, and verifying competence annually. 5. Communicates courteously and professionally with internal and external customers. Interacts with co-workers with an emphasis on teamwork and a focus on customer service. 6. Supports and exhibits behaviors consistent with the Company’s Mission, Vision and Values. Follows the guidelines of the Code of Conduct.

MARGINAL OR ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS: Ensures station is clean, stocked and disinfected at the end of the shift. Performs preventative maintenance as needed, makes new bleach, checks & cleans centrifuges. Answers phones as required to provide good customer service.


Data entry, Specimen processing, Sample, Laboratory, Life science, Sample prep

Top Skills Details:

Specimen Processing Specimen Handling/Sorting HS Diploma Computer Skills/Data Entry

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Must have good computer skills and strong work ethic. This position is very fast paced and requires people to work primarily on their feet. Attendance, reliability, attitude and work ethic are key for this role.

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

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.