Ability to multi-task and prioritize are necessary for a clerical coordinator/specimen processor. Critical thinking skills necessary. Knowledge of working with centrifuges and other laboratory equipment preferred. Answers phone, distributes specimens to appropriate departments, researches problems with specimens, faxes results, scans reports into Medhost. Performs additional clerical duties as assigned.
To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.Works on the deck prioritizing specimens Dispenses the specimens to the appropriate department Troubleshoots problems with specimens, calling the appropriate nursing department for clarification Answers phones, faxes reports, scans reference lab results and orders into the scanning system Enters ancillary charges into the Medhost system Serves and protects the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and joint commission standards. Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities.