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Accessioning Clerk Lead in Nashville, TN at PathGroup

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

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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 and assists in the leadership and supervision of the department.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists the Accessioning Supervisor in the overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Accessioning department.
  • Ensure that all employees are properly oriented and trained.
  • Develop, implement and maintain an effective training program for department.
  • Review all accessioning errors and recommend as necessary the need to counsel and/or retrain employees as needed.
  • Assist with QA program documentation and analysis of data.
  • Help to establish and execute long and short-term department goals and projects.
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate departmental operations and work flow, making changes as needed.
  • Maintain acceptable turnaround time of specimen accessioning.
  • Receive and account for all specimens received into the Lab.
  • Perform data entry login of patient demographics, insurance information, and test(s) orders from specimen requisitions into computer systems.
  • Review specimen requisitions noting any omissions and errors in patient demographics, clinical data, test(s) orders and medical necessity requirements.
  • Triage, prioritize, and sort specimens appropriately.
  • Scan information into the scan system and dispose of documents as appropriate.
  • Communicate pertinent information/issues to supervisor, manager or other appropriate individual.
  • Answer departmental phone calls.
  • Serves as project leader in the development and implementation of training, QA programs and department protocols.
  • Contribute 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:

  • Over five years prior experience as an Accessioning Clerk required.
  • Medical Laboratory experience preferred.