Physician's Automated Laboratory, Inc. CCPL Processor in San Luis Obispo, California
Monday - Friday 2:00PM -10:45PM
Job Title: Specimen Processor
Reports To: Processing Supervisor
Status: Non Exempt
General Description and Essential Functions
Responsible for the proper identification of patients and specimens following CCPL policy and procedure for patient identification and labeling.
Responsible for proper collection and handling and post care of patients and patient samples.
Responsible for accurate accessioning and logging in of patient specimens and challenges.
Properly inputs patient demographics, correct codes (test, diagnoses) and provider in the laboratory computer system.
Properly utilizes Personal Protective Equipment and follows guidelines for sharps safety. Follows all Standard Precaution guidelines.
Organizes and coordinates specimens, and paperwork, including: filing, sorting and storing of specimens to ensure materials can be located immediately.
Ensures proper facility maintenance and cleanliness by participating in the daily checking and cleaning of equipment and work areas. For example: following proper protocol for charting of temperatures, cleaning, disinfecting and disposal.
Monitors inventory levels. Counts orders upon receipt and stores in designated storage area same day as delivery
Demonstrates safe practices as trained and participates in on-going safety training per CCPL policy
Responsible for customer service such as answering and returning phone calls. Promotes a positive image of CCPL through professional, efficient and pleasant interactions with patients, physicians, provider’s staff and co-workers.
Organizes and prepares specimens for couriers to deliver to the laboratory or reference laboratories.
Audits patient's requisitions with 100% accuracy.
Responsible for filling supply orders for the patient service centers.
Participates in the orientation and training of new laboratory employees.
Identifies and resolves situations needing special attention.
Ensures proper billing information is communicated to billing department.
Communicates all customer service issues to supervisor or laboratory manager.
Follows all HIPPA and Compliance protocols.
In addition to an employees work schedule, this position may require employees to work weekends, split shifts, and holidays if needed by the company. Other duties may apply as necessaryPhysical Capabilities
- Light physical effort (lift/carry up to 25 lbs.)
Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching
Frequent, prolonged standing/sitting/walking
Must be able to see, hear, and respond adequately
Extensive computer work
Frequent use of telephone and fax
Occasional travel required to interact with Division personnel and/or attend meetings, educational trainingWork Experience and Educational Requirement
- Knowledge of basic laboratory preferred
Ability to work the computer system, analyzer machines, telephones, copy and fax machines.
If employee is required to operate a company vehicle for the performance of their duties, they must meet applicable company insurance guidelines, including a DMV record comparable to that of a Transportation Courier.
High school graduate or GED required. Associates of Science Degree or Bachelors of Science degree from accredited college or university preferred.
External Company Name: Physician's Automated Laboratory, Inc.
External Company URL: www.pallab.org