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Specimen Mgmt Assistant

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE

Job Description

Responsible for receiving, evaluating, accessioning, processing, storage and distributing of patient specimens for lab testing adhering to department standard operating procedures. Ensure that incoming patient samples meet the pre-analytical testing requirements and that specimen issues are resolved before testing. Possess the ability to organize workload for maximum efficiency, accuracy and to help maintain the quality and timeliness of patient testing. Project a professional image through phone, email and other communications to internal and external customers.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 18 years of age required.
  • High school education or equivalent required.
  • Possess strong trouble shooting abilities to identify, evaluate and correct problems related to specimen quality, integrity, and appropriateness for requested orders required.
  • Ability to concentrate for long periods of time, utilize good judgment, work accurately under pressure and handle stress to meet deadlines required.
  • Computer experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PBT (ASCP) depending on area of responsibility preferred.
  • Experience in clinical laboratory medicine preferred.
  • Direct patient care experience or completion of Phlebotomy course or Phlebotomy experience preferred.
  • Post-secondary education in a laboratory or health-related field preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.


Job Details

Date Posted March 21, 2019
Date Closes April 5, 2019
Requisition 13815
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Nebraska Medical Center
SOC Category 00-0000.00