Abbott Specimen Processor II in Richmond, Virginia
Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often a fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.
Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations — with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation, and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices, and clinics.
Our location in Richmond, VA currently has an opportunity for a Full-Time Specimen Processor . In this role, you will be responsible for receiving, opening, and verifying specimens following the SAMHSA mandatory guidelines and those of other regulatory organizations.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Receive and open specimens delivered to the laboratory for analysis
Review and document acceptability of specimen and chain of custody forms
Assign laboratory accessioning numbers and aliquot specimens
Destroy specimens; as needed
Clean and maintain work area daily
Inspect all trash bags once the aliquoting process is completed to ensure sample and document removal
Process Triage request
Assist Sample Handling area
Prepare samples for shipment
Adhere to all security procedures for ensuring the confidentiality of donor information
Must comply with company policy
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING
High school education
Ability to lift and/or move 25 pounds
Ability to have full body movement
Ability to cope with stress due to production obligations
Ability to read and comprehend the SOP, Federal (49 CFR Part 40), and CAP-FUDT guidelines
Ability to communicate with other employees and supervisors
Ability to provide input and recommendations on operations
Basic ability to use a computer
Basic ability to understand laboratory techniques and procedures
Basic ability to communicate ideas
Advanced ability to understand certification requirements for SAMHSA, CAP-FUDT, and other regulatory bodies
Basic ability to understand the function of a Laboratory Information System (LIS) and other laboratory computer systems
WHAT WE OFFER
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
Financial security through competitive compensation and retirement plans
Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness, and occupational health programs
Paid time off
401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and a history of being actively involved in local communities
Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.
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