Lab Support Services Associate I – Genova Diagnostics – Asheville, NC

Training & Work Hours:

9:15am – Finished (Mon-Fri), 10am – Finished (Saturday)

Tuesday – Friday, Rotation of Saturdays (2 on/1 off) and Mondays (every 4th)

*Overtime is possible with this position depending upon business need*


Company Mission:
To be the best provider of comprehensive and innovative clinical laboratory services for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of complex chronic disease.


Company Vision:
The Genova Diagnostics team will improve the lives and well-being of patients by bringing insights to the complexity of health.


Position Summary:

LSS Associate will review all incoming requisitions and specimens to ensure that all internal requirements are met prior to the introduction of medical specimens in the laboratory.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:


Technical

  • Open sample collection supply kits
  • Clean any “messy” specimens.
  • Review of requisitions for completeness and accuracy. This includes physician information, patient demographics, and test specific information.
  • Review of specimens to ensure compliance to Genova Diagnostics’ specimen acceptance protocols.
  • File requisitions for specimens received without appropriate paperwork.
  • Organizing sample collection supply kits upon receipt.
  • Order Entry into the Laboratory Information System of all required information for laboratory analysis.
  • Labeling of all specimens.
  • Requisition organization.
  • Requisition and attachment scanning.


Other

  • Adhere to company safety procedures.
  • Available to work as scheduled Monday through Saturday until all sample collection supply kits are entered.
  • Assist with other duties as LSS management directs.
  • Works closely with all laboratory staff.
  • Applies Genova values to their work.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no direct supervisory responsibilities but does require close communication with department and laboratory personnel.


Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience:

This position requires a high school education. Data entry skills are required, sample collection supply kits processing skills preferred. Good communications skills required. Must work well with change, handle stress, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Must work well as part of a team and be able to follow direction.


Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to learn and utilize the laboratory information system.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job while wearing the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment. The individual will be called upon to handle biological specimens. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must be able to work in an environment containing biohazards, toxic chemicals, pungent odors, corrosive acids, noise, sharp objects, and other normal hazards found in the clinical laboratory. Laboratory safety measures are in place and protective equipment provided to help minimize possible exposure to these environmental risks.

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