Physician's Automated Laboratory, Inc.

CCPL Processor Part Time

US-CA-San Luis Obispo
# of Openings
1
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
CCPL (Central Coast Pathology Laboratory)
Shift
Afternoon

Responsibilities

Job Description

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
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  • 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
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  • 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.  
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