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Associate Specimen Processor

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Location Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaUS Job ID JR-026033

Imagine a world where you could detect health issues sooner to treat them more effectively. Where food and water are always safe, even in remote corners of the earth. And where scientific and medical research are enhanced to solve the greatest challenges of our times. At PerkinElmer, we imagine this world every day. Then, we innovate and collaborate to make it happen everywhere.

Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.

If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Enters alpha-numeric data from sample requisitions into LIS following format displayed on entry screen.
  • Receive and process samples for testing in the laboratory.
  • Receive and process samples for shipment to support laboratory.
  • Compares data entered with information on sample requisitions and re-enters data if necessary.
  • Coordinates paperwork and various required reports for high risk patients in the applicable departments.
  • Run reports at closing to resolve problems relating to: specimens collected at <24 hours, specimens lacking birth date and/or collection date, specimens with missing PA physician information.
  • Follows prescribed steps to verify miscellaneous submitter identity and billing information.
  • Other tasks as requested by the Supervisor of Client Services.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • 0-1 year clinical laboratory experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a physical science such as chemistry, biology, molecular biology or medical technology.
  • Must be detail oriented, organized, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Practical knowledge of routine laboratory equipment and procedures.
  • Experience with LIMS and laboratory automation highly desired.
  • Employee may be requested to work shifts other than daylight depending on the needs of the laboratory. Weekend rotation may be required.
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PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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