Specimen Sorter (FT, 40HRS)
BioReference Laboratories

Job Info

We are looking for a Specimen Sorter (xx hours per week) in our Elmwood Park, NJ location.

Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (12:00PM-8:30PM)

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.

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.

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