Job Details

  • Title: Specimen Processing Technician
  • Code: RCI-PFE-16517-1
  • Location: New Haven Connecticut (CT) 06511
  • Posted Date: 08/23/2019
  • Duration: 18 Months
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  Job Description


  • To process and prepare specimens for proper storage.


  • Specimen processing, verification of specimen compliance, and operation of centrifuges.
  • Aliquoting specimens
  • Delivering specimens to proper bench
  • Preparing specimens for storage
  • Retrieve samples from storage
  • Arrange samples in proper order into specimen containers
  • Properly pack specimen containers into shipping boxes and ship specimens
  • Receive shipments from outside labs
  • Store and log received shipments
  • Perform inventory
  • Wash glassware
  • Dispose of specimens
  • Perform basic maintenance
  • Record data entry via computer systems

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Indicate qualifications and skills that are necessary for performance of responsibilities including: education, relevant experience, licenses, certifications and other job-related technical and managerial skills.
  • Two years’ experience in a hospital based or clinical commercial lab, performing specimen processing.
  • Associate's degree (A.A./A.S.) in a scientific discipline (preferred).
  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work beyond normal work hours and various shift availability required.
  • Ability to perform and record data entry via computer systems while conducting timed clinical procedures.
  • Must possess skills necessary for sample processing and handling.