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P&C Labs: Medical Data Entry/Central Specimen Accessioner 2nd Shift

P&C Labs

This is a Full-time position in Lexington, KY posted November 23, 2021.

Job Description Job Type: Full-time, 2nd Shift Openings Summary: The primary purposes of this role are to accession and prepare patient specimens for analysis by designated departments and ensure for proper communication and documentation regarding Gross Room requisitions and related Novopath entries.This position may also perform Lab Aide duties, including assisting technical staff in the preparation and mixing of formulas, washing and sterilizing equipment, and keeping the laboratory organized.

Job Duties:
· Open incoming packages from branches/clients, unpack and receive specimens
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· Perform Quality Assurance for specimens and patient information with a high degree of accuracy and in accordance with established protocols.

· Accurately Enter patient demographic and test information into the Laboratory Information Management System (Nova Path)
· Assign computer-generated identification number to be used for specimen tracking.

· Accurately identify and label specimens.

· Must be able to troubleshoot problems when necessary
· Process and accession laboratory specimens for testing and ensure that specimens are delivered to proper department for testing
· Must complete required annual training
· Complete procedures and work scheduled shift without interfering with the quality of work or the quality of patient care
· Needs to respond to changes in work schedule as necessary; continually use time todepartmental advantage; perform well in emergency situations and aid other departments when necessary
· Must be able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
· Must maintain a clean and safe working environment, wear the proper personal protective equipment, and practice and support safety in the workplace
· Ensure specimen stability and identify specimen errors and follow procedures to correct problems including proper documentation
· Ensure proper completion of all work
· Must support Laboratory goals, policies, procedures, and philosophy
· Pulls slides or cassettes and paperwork to be sent to appropriate reference labs
· Scan requisitions, run missing requisition report, and follow-up
· Exercises strict confidentiality
· Complies with all State, Federal, professional regulations as well as company and departmental rules, polices, and procedural manuals.

· Adherence to CAP, CLIA, State Regulations, HIPAA, Safety and OSHA Regulations.

· Performs other duties as assigned.

Education:
· High School Diploma required
· Knowledge of Medical Terminology required Experience:
· Experience in a medical laboratory or office environment preferred Equipment:
· Computers, computer programs, information system(s), scanners Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
· Knowledge of medical terminology required
· Knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation
· Ability to listen, read, understand, and follow oral, and written instruction.

· Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.

· Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with employees, physicians, vendors, clients, and external agencies.

Company Description P& C Labs offers total anatomic pathology and cytopathology services including all aspects of specimen transport, preparation, immunohistochemistry testing, and final patient reporting.

P& C Labs is proud to announce that we now offer Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Pathology and Cytology Laboratories, Inc., and Chipps, Caffrey & Dubilier, P.S.C.

are specialists in Anatomic Pathology, Cytopathology, Hematopathology, Neuropathology, GI Pathology, Clinical Laboratory Consultations and Laboratory Medical Directorships.

Founded in 1967, Pathology and Cytology Laboratories, Inc.

provides the highest quality service and professional expertise to physicians, clinics, and hospitals.

Pathology and Cytology Laboratories is accredited by the College of American Pathologists, The American Society of Cytology and The Health Care Financing Administration.

ASCP registered consulting medical technologists are available upon request for continuing education, seminars, in-service programs, mock laboratory inspections to aid laboratories in their preparation for CAP inspection, JCAHO inspection, and Medicare/State inspections.