Specimen Referral Coordinator

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Job ID: 60894
Area of Interest: Allied Health
Location: Towson, MD US
Hours of Work: M-F 7:30am-4:00pm
Job Facility: UM St. Joseph Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

Who We Are:
University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is a member of the University of Maryland Medical System, a multi-hospital system with academic, community, and specialty service missions reaching every part of the state and beyond.  

UM SJMC in Towson, Maryland is seeking a laboratory Specimen Referral Coord (Full Time, M-F 7:30am-4:00pm)

What you Will Do:

The Specimen Referral Coord defines and monitors processes which ensure optimum pre-analytical specimen integrity. Prepares specimens for referral labs. Educates lab staff and clients as to specimen integrity and acceptability. Consistently determines the suitability, or acceptability of samples for assay, ensures proper identification of specimen, and takes appropriate action when specimen integrity is. Able to function as a phlebotomist when necessary.

Accurately enters test results into the laboratory computer system. Monitors the accuracy of the referred test ranges & reporting format in the computer system. Assists lab management in monitoring referred test volumes & pricing to help contain costs. Adheres to and exhibits our core values of Reverence, Compassion, Excellence and Compliance.

What You Need to Be Successful:

High School Diploma or GED is required.

Vocational / Technical Degree is preferred.

Strong Verbal and Written Communications Skills, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, Basic Computer Skills, Excellent Organizational Skills, Strong Customer Services Skills, Proven Analytical Skills

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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