As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is seeking a Specimen Processor (CASUAL/PRN), to join our Nemours Children's Hospital team in Orlando, Florida.
Located in Orlando, Fla., Nemours Children’s Hospital is the newest addition to the Nemours integrated healthcare system. Our 100-bed pediatric hospital also features the area’s only 24-hour Emergency Department designed just for kids as well as outpatient pediatric clinics including several specialties previously unavailable in the region. A hospital designed by families for families, Nemours Children’s Hospital blends the healing power of nature with the latest in healthcare innovation to deliver world-class care to the children of Central Florida and beyond. In keeping with our goal of bringing Nemours care into the communities we serve, we also provide specialty outpatient care in several clinics located throughout.
Performs duties associated with incoming/outgoing department communications as well as processing inpatient E.R., Outpatient specimens, and reference lab requests. Assists tech staff, pathologists, and Director of Laboratory in various tasks.
Possess thorough knowledge of laboratory specimen collection and processing procedures, shipping, TATs, and specialty testing.
Performs any of following tasks to prepare specimens for laboratory testing.
Receives incoming specimens and requisition forms, inspects items for completeness, correctness of information, and condition of specimens.
Pours specimen fluid from master tube into test tubes to create required number of test samples.
Enters required patient and customer data, testing codes, and billing information into computer system, using computer keyboard or bar code reading equipment.
Prints bar code labels, using bar code printer, and attaches bar code labels to samples and requisition forms.
Centrifuges or performs other tasks to prepare specimens for testing.
Distributes all specimens to appropriate department for laboratory testing and assists with the locating of specimens for “add-on” testing.
Completes requisition forms and packages and forwards specimens to outside laboratories for tests unavailable on site.
Reviews all specimens, documents, and computer files and notifies designated staff of errors.
Answers telephone and provides information to customers.
Performs clerical duties including but not limited to faxing, filing, and result/report delivery via fax or mail.
Performs phlebotomy as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma required.
Minimum of one (1) to three (3) years experience required.
Specimen processing experience required.
Phlebotomy experience required.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.