Specimen Accessioning Technologist

Aurora, Arapahoe County
Apr 16, 2014

Posting Description: 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. Supervision Received Reports to Laboratory Manager and Medical Director Supervision Exercised None Applications are accepted electronically at www.jobsatcu.com, refer to job posting T00033. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at http://www.cu.edu/pbs/. The University of Colorado Denver 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 strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Minimum Qualifications: 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.

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Organization, Typing, Data Entry Skills, Attention to Detail, Confidentiality, Thoroughness, Decision Making, Independence, Analyzing Information Job requires sitting, standing for prolonged periods, frequently walking, bending/stooping. Repetitive motion: Use of computer keyboard Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, noise, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

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Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus