Specimen Processor Resume Samples

A Specimen Processor works at a laboratory and is responsible for handling specimens such as urine, blood, tissue and bacterial cultures. The most common work activities listed on the Specimen Processor Resume are – collecting samples for examination, processing and unloading all specimen for testing in appropriate labs; determining to see if the specimen meets the laboratory standards, documenting all quality issues; ensuring specimens are discarded properly; preparing patient records; managing lab inventory, preparing and cleaning lab instruments; and ensuring the work area is clean and organized.

A successful processor should be a detail-oriented and well-organized person. In addition, the following skills are preferred by employers – efficiency in capturing accurate specimen; strong communication skills, a solid understanding of medical and testing terminologies; and both manual dexterity and acuity. A high school diploma or GED is mandatory.

Specimen Processor Resume

Summary : Organized and dependable worker. Worked with a multitude of teams and offered help in all areas while completing and receiving a degree in Graphic Design. Possess strong communication skills can grasp new tasks very quickly and can work well with teams while staying determined to make every day in the work environment.

Skills : Vitals, Injections, Computers Administration, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Unpacks specimens from branches or ports and routes specimens by type to various staging areas.
    2. Prepares all specimens received for testing in designated laboratory departments or locations such as staging of specimens, centrifuge, separate serum, and blood smears.
    3. Prepares excess specimen samples for storage and resolves and document problem specimens.
    4. Making sure the patient's name on the specimens matches the requisitions Bar-coding the specimens and requisition.
    5. Tracking in miscellaneous and irreplaceable specimens to ensure the receiver gets them.
    6. Help with a unified suite of digital solutions proven to streamline administration, reduce costs and enhance patient safety.
    7. Enable physicians, nurses and other authorized users to share data and streamline processes across an entire organization.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS


Specimen Processor-Client Service Resume

Headline : Extensive Customer Service background supplemented by a strong shop-floor manufacturing work history. Strong indoor and outdoor skills with equipment such as power tools and reading of blueprints, built house with Habitat for humanity.

Skills : Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign.

Description :

    1. Responsible processing specimens collected by the clinic, obtain information necessary to complete the requisition and manage supply.
    2. Adhere to the Policy and all foundational and supporting compliance policies as set forth by the Department Head and the Chief Compliance Officer.
    3. Create, maintain, and enhance relationships within their clinic(s), and provide quality customer service to clients with reliable information.
    4. Provide regular communication between customer and team, also communicate customer goals and represent customer's interest to the team.
    5. Provide applicable information effectively to customers including company services and capabilities.
    6. Work with internal departments, i.e., Billing, Data Entry, and Lab, to resolve Missing Information / Quality Control (MIQC) and Error Processing (EP) issues, when applicable.
    7. Support Supervisor or designee with training and implementation of other SPs at additional physician practices, when applicable.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Specimen Processor-Intern Resume

Objective : Driven and motivated professional with a proven record of success in roles that require attention to detail, accountability, compliance, team collaboration, and effective communications to complete assignments, exceed goals, and elevate standards.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint, Quickbooks.

Description :

    1. Received specimens, entered specimen data into a computer system.
    2. Prepared samples for further laboratory analysis, and transport specimens to other labs and clinical departments.
    3. Responsible and accountable for receiving, processing, labeling, and distributing specimens.
    4. Possessed a thorough understanding of laboratory urine specimens processing.
    5. Followed instructions carefully and thoroughly to ensure special attention to details were given to critical patient-specific data.
    6. Demonstrated strong communication skills and full dedication to patient care.
    7. Prepared specimens to be sent to the reference lab, and discarded specimens that are more than seven (7) days old.
    8. Poured off specimens, planted urine cultures, and wore all protective equipment as required by policy.
    9. Followed all safety protocols as outlined in the safety manual.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Fresher
Education
Education
Associates

Specimen Processor-Phelbotomist Resume

Headline : 6+ years of experience as a Specimen Processor is seeking to secure a position with a stable and profitable organization, that will enable to use of strong organizational skills, educational background, and ability to work well with people.

Skills : Problem-Solving Skills, Communication, Analytical, Research Skills, Computer Literate, Flexible, Interpersonal Abilities.

Description :

    1. Processed collected specimens Proactively prepared requisition forms prior to patients' visit.
    2. Utilized paper requisitions or a web-based online requisition system to correctly complete the requisition form.
    3. Collecting and/or entering patient demographic information from the patient or patient charts such as age, weight, height, and gender.
    4. Obtained and entered accurate insurance/payer, workers' compensation and additional billing information.
    5. Obtained a copy of any and all insurance cards to be submitted with the specimen.
    6. Accurately entering the patient's prescription information on the requisition form by consulting the patient and reviewing the patient's medical chart.
    7. Obtained and entered information related to the date prescribed medications were last taken by the patient.
    8. Required the patient to sign the specimen cup barcode label once it is placed on the cup and the cup is sealed.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Specimen Processor-CRM Resume

Objective : Seeking a position that will expand education and utilize it to strengthen the facility's operations with opportunities for growth.

Skills : MS Word, Medical Terminology, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Demonstrates knowledge of test requirements, stability limits, specimen integrity, specimen identification and preparation of specimens for testing and transport.
    2. Performs precise frozen sections on tissue specimens as well as Fine Needle Aspirate processing under the supervision of Pathologists.
    3. Demonstrates competency in all required computer functions, perform registrations, order tests, transfer of specimens and maintains the confidentiality of patient information.
    4. Accurately identifies and labels specimens according to the procedure.
    5. Demonstrates competency in answering questions regarding specimen requirements/ status/routing, and transfers call to technical staff or client services when appropriate.
    6. Completes all required laboratory and system competencies, continuing education in a timely manner.
    7. Follows all regulatory guidelines including CAP, JCAHO.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Specimen Processor I Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a Specimen Processor that will challenge and allow to use education, skills and past experiences in a way that is mutually beneficial to both and allow for future growth and advancement.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Communication, Analytical, Research Skills, Computer Literate, Flexible, Interpersonal Abilities.

Description :

    1. Receive, sort, label, draw serum, scan, register patient specimens for testing.
    2. Distribute specimens to the appropriate department or reference laboratories for analysis.
    3. Sorting, receiving and distribution of laboratory blood and body fluid specimens from other facilities for analysis.
    4. Process laboratory orders, patient information, and insurance information into the system.
    5. Ensures that all information from the blood collection of specimens is entered into the laboratory computer including time was drawn, and proper phlebotomy initials.
    6. Ensure specimens are labeled properly and the correct specimen has been submitted for the requested laboratory test by comparing the specimen to the accompanying requisition.
    7. Facilitate requested changes from doctors or other staff personnel.
    8. Use computer system to enter laboratory test orders and patient demographics.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Phlebotomy

Specimen Processor II Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Specimen Processor with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment in which your company prides itself.

Skills : MS Word MS Excel MS PowerPoint Outlook Open Office.

Description :

    1. Perform laboratory specimen processing consisting of receiving, identifying, assigning accession numbers, sorting, preparation and internal laboratory and other specimens.
    2. Perform data processing distribution of laboratory reports to various patient units throughout the hospital.
    3. Perform clerical duties such as filing, recording, and charting patient results.
    4. Prepare and/or send data for computer processing; perform filing related to storage of computer data.
    5. Perform semi-technical procedures such as collecting and measuring samples, recording data, weighing specimens, etc.
    6. Operate laboratory equipment such as autoclave, centrifuge, copy equipment, etc.
    7. Operate laboratory computer terminals to enter or retrieve lab data.
    8. Order minor supplies from established sources and assist in inventories of supplies and equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Specimen Processor Representative Resume

Summary : Specimen Processor Representative who maintains a high level of professionalism, Patience, and efficiency to minimize customer dissatisfaction and increase customer loyalty. Proven ability to collect and manage information efficiently and accurately.

Skills : Medical Terminology, Typing, Teaching, Customer Service, Word, Excel, Receptionist.

Description :

    1. Multi-task between different types of requisitions (CareEvolve, Manual, EMR, Digichart, etc.).
    2. Demonstrate good judgment at all times when determining what action to take when processing samples.
    3. Understand strict quality regulations related to test ordering and how it relates to patient care.
    4. Adheres to Safety and Quality policies and procedures.
    5. Maintain departmental production goals to ensure hourly specimen flow to the labs is consistent.
    6. Report malfunctioning workstations to management for HELP tickets Escalate any / all problems or questions to a Group Lead, Senior Processor, and/or Supervisor if needed.
    7. Maintain accuracy (double-check all work prior to submitting) Disinfect work station before and after use.
    8. Keep work station neat and clean Identify requisition that is continually failing to download, have missing information, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certification

Specimen Processor III Resume

Objective : Seeking to use the skills and knowledge to assist the facility in a nursing role. Excellent people skills, a dedicated employee with a sense of purpose, collaborative team player. CPR and AED certified.

Skills : Microsoft Office, CPR, and AED Certified, MS Office Suite.

Description :

    1. Respects and maintains the confidentiality of information relative to the lab, specifically laws governed under HIPAA requirements.
    2. Correctly identifies proper tubes, containers, transport media, and storage temperature for each test type.
    3. Process specimens accurately and distribute to appropriate reference labs according to insurance type and physician.
    4. Prepares specimens and requisitions for delivery to reference labs.
    5. Enters patient demographic and testing information into the laboratory information system (LIS) utilizing the LC/MS for confirmatory procedures.
    6. Labels specimens using accession labels produced by laboratory information.
    7. Performs all lab-related duties following the proper procedure (SOP).
    8. Maintains a safe environment in lab at all times.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associates

Jr. Specimen Processor Resume

Summary : A self-motivated person offering strong communication and quick thinking skills. Works effectively on teams, as well as independently in fast-paced environments. Follows policies and procedures, while offering a friendly environment and committed to reaching business goals.

Skills : Medical Assistant Skills, Inventory, Reconciling.

Description :

    1. Receive laboratory samples and check them for accuracy.
    2. Ensure that the labels on the specimens coincide with the information provided in the associated file.
    3. Check specimens for contamination before preparing them for testing.
    4. Ensure that all analysis and preparation stages are documented properly.
    5. Label prepared specimens in accordance with the information provided in the initial file and ensure that specimen bottles are stored with associated information files.
    6. Manage data entry tasks associated with punching inpatient specimen information in the lab database.
    7. Ensure that each process of analysis and preparation is documented in accordance with the lab's documentation guidelines.
    8. Handle hazardous waste management activities in accordance with preset policies and protocols.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
HS

Specimen Processor-Consultant Resume

Objective : Having experience in healthcare, secretarial, and fast food. Had several years of experience working with computers, cash registers, and customer service. Interested in work that involves communication, efficiency, teamwork, and organization.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Bilingual, Filing, Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Research Dissertation, Communications.

Description :

    1. Receive laboratory samples and check them for accuracy.
    2. Ensure that the labels on the specimens coincide with the information provided in the associated file.
    3. Check specimens for contamination before preparing them for the test, also handle procedures such as centrifuge, serum separation, and blood smears.
    4. Prepare excess samples for storage or retesting.
    5. Ensure that all analysis and preparation stages are documented properly.
    6. Label prepared specimens in accordance with the information provided in the initial file and ensure that specimen bottles are stored with associated information files. 
    7. Ensure proper storage of specimens in the storage area.
    8. Document and report any issues that may have arisen during the preparation process.
    9. Handle container management in a time-efficient manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Associate Specimen Processor Resume

Objective : Compassionate and understanding when it comes to others that are less fortunate. Work well with others and enjoy working with different personalities.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Communication, Analytical, Research Skills, Computer Literate, Flexible, Interpersonal Abilities.

Description :

    1. Assists technical and administrative staff in any function or task as assigned by the service supervisor.
    2. Receives identifies, labels and processes specimens as required for histologic, cytologic, and/or esoteric processing.
    3. Include all labeling of specimen containers, slide(s), and any other material submitted by the client.
    4. Reviews transcribe and enter demographic and specimen data into the laboratory information system.
    5. Recognizes specimen problems and refers same to designated personnel.
    6. Prepares specimen work lists as needed for tracking purposes.
    7. Files Requisition Slips, glass slides, and paraffin blocks assisting Laboratory Aide(s) as needed.
    8. Performs supply maintenance and clean-up duties to help in the workflow and efficiency.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Clinical Specimen Processor Resume

Objective : Clinical Specimen Processor with four years' experience. Highly skilled in coordinating phlebotomy and library service works to meet operational needs. In-depth knowledge of performing aseptic venipuncture procedures. Hands-on experience in performing whole blood collection procedures.

Skills : Responsible, Dependable, Detail Orient, Fast Learner, Excellent Communication Skills, Great Team Player, Detailed and Thorough.

Description :

    1. Entered laboratory test requests in the respective system on time and accurately.
    2. Provided assistance and solved customer problems and queries.
    3. Followed rules and regulation regarding laboratory Safety and Infection Control to assure a safe work atmosphere.
    4. Participated actively in all activities in the assigned section(s) as well as the department.
    5. Ensured to work consistently for growth and development professionally.
    6. Performed processing of specimen to assure correct and apposite results of patient laboratory testing.
    7. Used a computer for doing clerical activities to assure error-free test ordering along with reporting of patient testing results.
    8. Trained new employers in proper Cyto-preparation techniques and accessioning procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Phlebotomy

Sr. Specimen Processor Resume

Summary : Experienced provider of excellent medical laboratory technology service and support. Good communicator, helpful, courteous, friendly, and customer-oriented. Demonstrated ability to take initiative, follow directions and learn quickly.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint.

Description :

    1. Responsible and accountable for the accurate receiving, sorting, identifying, processing and distribution of laboratory specimens to all laboratory sections.
    2. Entered requisition information and patient results into the laboratory computer system Called stat results.
    3. Answer incoming phone calls, and provide technical information upon request.
    4. Coded charge slips and performs related clerical and additional duties as required and assigned.
    5. Handled multiple tasks in an often fast-paced environment.
    6. Interacted with a diverse group of health professionals and staff.
    7. Adhered to extensive organizational and governmental policies, procedures and regulations.
    8. Maintained a clean and safe environment to exacting specifications.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate

Specimen Processor Resume

Headline : Seeking to support the growth and profitability of an organization that provides challenge, encourages advancement and rewards achievement, while given the opportunity to utilize experience, skills and proven ability.

Skills : 10-Key, 40WPM, Communication, Analytical, Research Skills, Computer Literate, Flexible, Interpersonal Abilities.

Description :

    1. Responsible and accountable for the accurate receiving, sorting, identifying, processing and distribution of laboratory specimens to all laboratory sections.
    2. Entered requisition information and patient results in the laboratory computer system.
    3. Call stat results, answer incoming phone calls and provide technical information upon request.
    4. Coded charge slips and perform related clerical duties as required and assigned.
    5. Handled multiple tasks in an often fast-paced environment.
    6. Interact with a diverse group of health professionals and staff.
    7. Adhere to extensive organizational and governmental policies, procedures and regulations.
    8. Maintain a clean and safe environment to exacting specifications.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
AAS