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Accessioning Clerk I - 4179 in Nashville, TN at PathGroup

Date Posted: 7/18/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Accessioning Clerk under the direction of the Accessioning Supervisor performs daily accessioning activities of receiving specimens, accessioning specimens, and scanning of requisitions into scan system.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Receives and clocks in specimens from couriers timely; verifies that specimens recorded on courier logs are received.
  • Prioritizes and sorts specimens appropriately for accessioning and processing.
  • Performs data entry login of patient demographics, clinical information, specimen source, and test(s) orders from specimen requisitions into computer systems and accessions specimen containers as needed or required.
  • Checks test(s) ordered for medical necessity requirements and ABN if applicable.  Documents any orders, which are lacking appropriate documentation to supervisor.
  • Documents all problem cases appropriately.
  • Scans requisitions and all related paperwork, into the scan system, and shreds documents as needed.
  • Reviews specimen requisitions against data entry of requisition information, for accuracy, documents errors noted and forwards documentation to supervisor, and corrects errors found. 
  • Answers departmental phone calls and assists clients as needed.
  • Contributes to a positive work climate and to the team effort of the department and company.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION & LICENSURE:

  • High School Diploma or GED is required

REQUIREMENTS:

  • One to two years of prior job-related experience is preferred.