Specimen Collector (PT), Houston, TX

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Facilitate the collection, processing, handling, and shipping of urine and oral fluid specimens

  • Follow policies and procedures to correctly identify the patient

  • Properly label specimens and complete the requisition form via paper or online portal

  • Follow policies and procedures to properly package and ship specimens

  • Demonstrate customer service & compassion when interacting with patients, physicians, and clinic staff

  • Communicate with, understand, and react effectively to a diverse patient population base

  • Follow universal precautions and all OSHA standards when handling specimens

  • Strictly adhere to HIPAA guidelines

  • Inform Supervisor of daily tasks, unusual problems or deviations from established procedures

  • Adhere to all Standard Operating Procedures of Sagis while working at the physician’s office

  • Pick-up, package and ship the specimens when needed.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • High-school or equivalent required

  • Minimum 1 year of specimen collector experience preferred

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions

  • Excellent customer service skills required

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite required

  • Proficient in data entry required

  • Clean driving record and valid driver license required

  • Reliable mode of transportation required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in a clinic/medical office/lab setting.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to type, write, file, sit for extended periods of time, reach, twist, push, pull, drive personal vehicle and lift office supplies up to 20 pounds without assistance. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear.

Note

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Unfortunately, because of the volume of applications we receive, we aren’t able to give status updates, but if you are invited for an interview, you will generally be contacted within 2 weeks of submitting your application.