Specimen Processing Specialist

New Brighton, MN

Humera is seeking multiple Forensic Specimen Processing Specialists for our client, a medical diagnostics company, located in New Brighton, MN. This is a multi-discipline position with 3 primary components: specimen accessioning, sample splitting/sorting, and data entry.


  • Prepares laboratory specimens for designated departments prior to testing
  • Enters demographics; operates data entry terminals and automated data system
  • Corrects, edits, and/or verifies data entered into automated systems
  • Assigns specific computer generated identification numbers to appropriate sample types
  • Checks paperwork and samples for accuracy and records all items processed
  • Routes specimens by type and temperature to various staging areas
  • Maintain a clean, organized, well stocked work station
  • Troubleshoots specimen and instrument issues
  • Promotes a positive work environment and team participation

Skills and Qualifications


  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent; previous work experience
  • Knowledge of office equipment and computer experience required
  • Maintain logs/records, proficiency with numbers, research information, and use computerized databases
  • Able to work independently under general supervision with excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills
  • Able to work in a fast paced production environment to meet established turnaround times
  • Effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in clinical accessioning or pre-analytical pain management
  • Knowledge of specimen types, tubes, and media
  • Able to decipher relevance of information on requisitions
  • Understanding of HIPAA regulations and Universal Precautions when dealing with patient sample
  • Previous experience in a production type environment is a plus


1st shift, 2nd shift, and 3rd shift roles are available. Start times may vary.

Post Date: 02.01.2019

Salary: Contact for Rate

Shift: 1st

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