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LISTING: Lab Processing Technician – one year of phlebotomy experience

Our client, a healthcare provider, located in Naperville, IL. seeks a Temporary Lab Processing Technician I

A qualified candidate for this position would have the following experience and capabilities:

Receives laboratory specimens, ensures proper and complete patient information on specimens and test requisitions, investigates and resolves discrepancies in specimen identification and test orders.

Prepares specimens for culture by inoculation onto culture media.  Prepares and stains slides of patient material.

Prepares specimens for transport to reference laboratories, including allocating of specimens, appropriate labeling of transport containers, maintaining specimens at appropriate temperatures or with appropriate preservatives necessary for each specific test, arranging for transportation of specimens, especially those of STAT priority. 

Maintains computer logs and/or manual files of all tests sent out, including HIV and PKU testing.

Processes specimens in preparation for laboratory testing, including verification of specimen receipt in computer system, appropriate labeling of specimens, use of centrifuge, ensuring proper transport and processing conditions to maintain integrity of specimens, efficient and expedient distribution of specimens to appropriate testing areas within the laboratory.

Gathers, records, and registers patient information using the Meditech computer system.  Orders patient tests as prescribed by physicians using EPIC computer systems.  Clarifies and interprets physician orders as necessary.  Assigns appropriate charges for testing as necessary, using the EPIC computer system.

Investigates and resolves any problem pertaining to patient specimens, including mislabeled or unlabeled specimens, misrouted specimens, inappropriate or inaccurate test orders, etc.

Performs phlebotomy duties as required. 


A qualified candidate for this position would have the following background:

Must have completed an accredited phlebotomy program in Illinois or be Nationally Board Certified.

Six to twelve months of experience in a clinical laboratory setting


A minimum of one year of phlebotomy experience


Experience using EPIC

Should you or anyone you know be interested in this position, please have them submit their resume in the form of a Word document to us ASAP

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