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Accessioning Technician I

  • Location: Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 2 months ago

  • Expiry Date: 22 August 2021

​​Job Description:

  • The Accessioning Technician I performs critical sample receipt and data entry functions in the client's CLIA-certified clinical laboratory. Specifically,

  • The Accessioning Technician receives all incoming samples and ensures that necessary information has been received to move forward with processing.

  • The Accessioning Technician is assigned to one of three shifts and may be assigned to work any day that the lab is operational. 

  • Regular onsite work at a designated client location is an essential function of this role. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Specimen Acceptance:

  • Receive and record delivery of patient samples. Unpack and verify contents and condition of received samples. Sign off on all received specimens;

  • ensure logs match specimens received. Time stamp specimens. Immediately addresses issues if specimens do not match logs. Specimen Accessioning Perform data entry into the client's Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), including assigning specific computer-generated identification numbers to each sample. Route samples into the appropriate workflow and ensure downstream staff is alerted to sample availability.

  • Maintain required documentation, including proper specimen handling, labeling, and preparation of worksheets. Maintain specimen identification and integrity throughout all processes. Dispose and label biohazard waste appropriately. Perform a Quality Control check of all assigned cases.

  • Ensure regulatory compliance by following local, business unit, and corporate safety policies. Participate in biohazard, chemical, radiation safety, and other education programs.

  • Identify and inform supervisor of any issues that need to be escalated. Assist with accessioning schedule changes if requested by a supervisor, including occasional weekend or off-hours work availability.

  • Work in a lab environment using chemicals and reagents. Collaborate with other departments and colleagues for problem solving. Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Basic Qualifications High School Diploma or General Education Degree Preferred Qualifications Associates Degree or Bachelors Degree

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