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Lab Support Clerk-Newton Square, PA req20499 in Newtown Square, PA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 1/21/2019

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Job Description

Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 

Look for more than answers.  Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

As a Lab Technician you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

At Quest, Lab Technicians play an essential role in our success and in the services we provide. As a career, we offer a unique opportunity to develop your career with the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. We are tech driven, and we’re creating the lab of the future – an environment where you can deliver cutting edge diagnostics and help us drive new discoveries and breakthroughs.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under direct supervision, the Lab Support Clerk provides general clerical support services.  This includes filing of all pathology slides, daily mail distribution and maintenance of the postage machine.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintaining an organized filing system for all pathology slides.
  • Pulls slides as requested by physician for deepers.
  • Files physicians request forms for deepers/special stains/problem resolutions.
  • Sends duplicate slides to referring physicians
  • Pulls requisitions for all departments when requested and returns requisitions to file.
  • Sorts and delivers interoffice mail daily.
  • Posts all outgoing mail and maintains postage machine.
  • Assisting other departments with clerical functions when available including filing requisitions and organizing filing cabinets.
  • Maintains QA reviews of outside path reports and files with corresponding requisition.
  • Returns slides to file when received back from outside facilities & documents the return in the computer system.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and HIPAA compliance.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Operations Manager, Director or Physicians.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school graduate
  • One year clerical experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all members of the health care field.

HIPAA SECURITY LEVEL:   MEDIUM ACCESS LEVEL

All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of education, knowledge, skills and/or experience necessary to proficiently perform job.  This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.  Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by the supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations.  Employee will have access to patient information such as that information that may be found on the “referring physician requisition form”, and certain diagnosis information as related to the job.  Employee has limited access to patient information contained in the computer, such as information contained in the referring physician requisition.  Employee may view a finalized report, when sent by the referring physician with a specimen.