Elliot Health System REFERRAL SPECIMEN PROCESSOR in Manchester, New Hampshire
per diem, as needed
Coordinates testing with outside reference lab and clients for testing that is not performed by the Elliot Hospital Laboratory. Processes specimens, ensures timely completion of testing and helps to ensure accurate billing of referral specimens.
Process completely and accurately patient specimens for testing not performed in the EH laboratory
Act as a resource for staff inside and outside the laboratory for referral testing
Maintain knowledge of the shipping of biohazard material to other laboratories
Monitor the turn around time for specimens and follow up with referral laboratories if needed
Provide CPT codes and referral costs for miscellaneous tests for the billing department, for accurate patient billing.
Help maintain the departments procedures/spreadsheets as referral laboratories notify EH of changes
Mentor other staff members that may work in the area.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Ability to work independently and take initiative
Able to communicate with referral labs, clients and staff in a positive and productive way
Able to provide accurate and precise completion of work assigned
Knowledge of laboratory tests and handling of specimens
Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. MT or MLT in Medical Technology a plus.
Experience: One (1) year laboratory experience preferred.