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Specimen Processing Technician
  • Job ID: 54339
  • Job Category: Laboratory/Pathology
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Campus: WakeMed Raleigh Campus (New Bern Avenue)
  • Department: Hospital - Community Lab Services - 01_7018
  • Shift: Evening

About WakeMed:
Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is the leading provider of health services in Wake County. With a mission to improve the health and well-being of our community, we are committed to providing outstanding and compassionate care. For more information, visit

Position Information:
The Specimen Processing Technician is responsible for the processing and allocation of laboratory specimens and orders from all sources. Responsible for verification of proper patient and specimen identification appropriateness of specimen and accompanying orders. Organizes laboratory workflow and appropriately prioritizes processing and distribution of specimens.   Utilizes requisite equipment instruments and computer systems to test request accession correctly label and deliver specimens to appropriate laboratory sections within acceptable time frames.  Performs specified procedures within scope of established testing methods and responsibilities.  Performs and appropriately  documents routine maintenance and quality control procedures on specified equipment and troubleshoots as needed.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience Requirements:
1 Year Clinical - Clinical Laboratory - Specimen Processing Required - In Healthcare Preferred Or Related Certification Required

Education Required:
High School Diploma or Equivalent  Required - And College Courses Phlebotomy Preferred

Licensure/Certification Requirements:
Phlebotomy Preferred

Hours of Work:
Monday through Friday 4pm-12am

Weekend Requirements:
No Weekends

Call Requirements: