Specimen Accessioning Technician - Termpoary

Aurora, CO
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Specimen Accessioning Technologist is responsible for the receiving and logging of dermatological and oral pathology specimens. By entering new and updated specimen information into the computer system, the specimen is prepared for the Grossing Technologist.

Job Duties:
  • Accepts and receipts specimen samples from couriers.
  • Prepares specimens for computer entry by compiling and sorting information; establishing entry priorities.
  • Processes customer documents by reviewing data for deficiencies; resolving discrepancies by using standard procedures or returning incomplete documents or specimens to the office manager for resolution.
  • Enters customer and account data by inputting alphabetic and numeric information on keyboard or barcode scanner.
  • Maintains specimen entry requirements by following proper techniques and procedures. Verifies entered customer and specimen data by reviewing, correcting, deleting, or reentering data; combining data from two separate computer programs when account information is incomplete; with careful detail to eliminate duplication of data.
  • Secures information by following proper HIPPA guidelines.
  • Maintains operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes. Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
    Contributes to team effort by accomplishing tasks in a timely manner.
  • Provides back up to Grossing Technologist as needed.

The hiring salary for this position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience.

The University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications form women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


In accordance with CLIA requirements for high complexity testing, a Bachelor's or Associates Degree with at least 24-semester hours of combined credits in Chemistry and Biology. Experience: No experience required. License/Certification: None Required
Diversity and Inclusion
Ethics and Integrity
Relationship Building

Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers.* REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2). A current resume/CV. 3). List of 3 professional references. Questions should be directed to stacey.langenberg@ucdenver.edu

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Category: Professional Support Services

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20143 - SOM-Dermatology

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Apr 13, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Stacey Langenberg

Posting Contact Email: stacey.langenberg@ucdenver.edu

Position Number: 00718631


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