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Fresenius Medical Care North America Specimen Handler I - PT, 20hrs in Milpitas, California

Job ID 19000CSO

Available Openings 1

Shift: Tuesdays to Fridays, from 8:00am to 1:00pm


Responsible for assisting in the preparation and set up of laboratory tests.


  • Under close supervision, acquires job skills and learns company policies and procedures to complete routine tasks.

  • Works on assignments that are routine in nature, requiring limited judgment. Has little or no role in decision-making. Errors can be made easily and quickly detected and result in only minor disruption to correct.

  • Contacts are primarily within the immediate work unit. Contacts involve obtaining or providing information requiring little explanation or interpretation.

  • Normally receives detailed instructions on all work.

  • May refer to senior staff for assistance with day-to-day problems that may arise.

  • Escalates issues to supervisor for resolution, as deemed necessary.

  • Assist with various projects as assigned by direct supervisor.

  • Process incoming shipments of specimens, sorting tubes and operating sorting machines, distributing samples for testing

  • Dispose of blood samples and ice packs, archiving tubes, resolving pending issues and performing document imaging.

  • Getting supplies, loading instruments, maintaining robotic equipment

  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.


  • The physical demands and 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.

  • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision and color vision.


  • High School Diploma required


  • 0 – 1 year’s laboratory related experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of medical lab and specimen processing preferred.

  • Good verbal communication skills

  • Must be able to multi-task, prioritize and manage time efficiently.

  • Ability to follow precise directions in situation requiring speed, accuracy and efficiency.

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