Centers Health Care

Brooklyn, NY


Posted 2 days ago

Job Description

Centers Laboratory is actively seeking Accessioners for our Laboratory in Brooklyn, NY.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for accurate processing of patient specimens including receipt and data entry into the Laboratory Information System.
  • Match information on the test requisition with information on the collection vial for accuracy.
  • Able to communicate and follow up pertinent information to all section of the laboratory
  • Accession multiple types of specimens including blood, urine, swabs, body fluids, etc.
  • Labels specimens and transports to the laboratory sections to be tested.
  • Ensures proper and complete patient identification on requisitions and specimen labels.
  • Properly handles ambient, refrigerated, and frozen specimens.
  • Prepares specimens for delivery.
  • Aliquots specimens, ensuring proper labeling and properly operates centrifuges.
  • Completes required training courses such as Safety and HIPAA in a timely manner.
  • Archive and file all paperwork
  • Perform clerical and administrative duties as needed
  • Assist laboratory staff in daily activities or additional duties as delegated.
  • Assures customer privacy is maintained at all times.
  • Rejects incorrect or inappropriate specimens.
  • Prepares specimen for referral testing when needed.
  • Participate in all applicable safety training sessions. Know the location and contents of the safety manual. Know the location/use of all applicable safety equipment.
  • Professional in dealing with client, customer, and co-worker.

Position Requirement:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
  • Proficiency in Medical Terminology, required.
  • Working knowledge of PC applications required.
  • Previous related experience preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk and perform repetitive motion (keyboard)
  • Proficient visual and audio skills
  • May include lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling objects


Brooklyn, NY