Quest Diagnostics Technician, Specimen I (Part Time/20-hrs) in Ironton, OH in Columbus, Ohio

The Journey Begins with you.

There's quite a distance between wondering and knowing. And for patients waiting for answers to important health questions, it's a road they want to travel as quickly as possible.

At Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, we understand urgency. But more than speed, we focus our energies on accuracy. Currently, we seek a Technician, Specimen I (Part Time/20-hrs) in Ironton, OH.

Schedule: Mon 8am - 2pm, Wed 8am - 2pm, Fri 8am - 5pm, Day Shift

*Salary dependent upon experience

REQ. #3781276

Responsibilities

Basic Purpose: The SPT I is responsible for general support functions within the Specimen Processing Department. This position requires passing a data entry assessment. Functions performed may include but are not limited to data entry of test orders, presort, pickup and delivery of processed specimens to the laboratory, centrifugation and aliquoting. Department is a production environment, with emphasis on productivity/quality standards and departmental completion times. All functions must be performed with confidence, accuracy and in a timely manner. Job is complex and requires that employee have good organization skills and ability to learn and understand specimen types related to test(s) ordered by client. The SPT I must have to the ability learn and understand the compliance regulations related to test ordering which may change on a daily basis. This position is critical to quality for customer satisfaction. Additionally, since many changes do occur from day to day, great flexibility on the part of the SPT I is required. Majority of SPT I work, on the nightshift, but based on staffing needs weekends, holidays, on call and overtime is a requirement. Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Able to perform all responsibilities of the Specimen Preparation Assistant

  • Demonstrates an ability to learn the job duties assigned to the SPT I, and develops an understanding of how all the functions in Specimen Processing fit together

  • Identifies problems and in some cases, may resolve issues with specimen types such as missing information etc.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the compliance policies related to test ordering, which requires developing ability to research test ordering information on translation tables, computer system, and the directory of services

  • Meets standards for production and accuracy within 6 months

  • Understands the complex relationship between test(s) ordered and specimen received

  • Completes all required written documentation, legibly and within the assigned timeframe

  • Meets or exceeds all performance expectations to include attendance, adherence to work schedule and demonstrates Quest values and behaviors through work performance and peer and team interaction

  • Is open to learning additional functions within Specimen Processing to allow timely progression to the next level

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Supervision Exercised: N/A

Qualifications: Education Preferred:

  • HS diploma or equivalent Work Experience:

  • Medical background preferred which includes medical terminology applicable to a clinical laboratory

  • Previous experience in a production environment preferred Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Position requires data background with abilities to enter 6,000 alphanumeric keystrokes/hour

  • Works in a biohazard environment, practicing good safety habits

  • Able to sit or stand for long periods

  • Handles multiple tasks simultaneously and works in a production environment Other:

  • Communicates effectively with all levels of staff

  • Maintains composure while working under pressure

  • Reflects good judgment at all times when determining what action to take when resolving problems

  • Adheres to Quest Diagnostics core values, safety and compliance policies and procedures

  • Keeps work area neat and clean

  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills that foster a positive environment.

  • Demonstrates flexibility and ability to adapt to change

How To Apply

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Closing Statement

Quest Diagnostics has many career opportunities for individuals whose talent, initiative and dedication will complement our belief that the patient comes first and that values do matter. We work to earn our customers’ trust every day by providing the highest quality diagnostic information services in a professional, accessible and informative way. Our workforce is diverse and talented and believes in our vision: "Empowering Better Health with Diagnostic Insights."

[All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.]

Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity. Quest Diagnostics does not discriminate against individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance in completing an employment application please email QDJobs@questdiagnostics.com or call 262-439-1939 for assistance or an accommodation.

Job Title: Technician, Specimen I (Part Time/20-hrs) in Ironton, OH

Job ID: 3781276

Location: 99 N Brice Rd North

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

City: Columbus

State: OH