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Company: Thompson Health
Location: Canandaigua, NY
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Looking for a great opportunity working in a Laboratory?  We have a the job for you! UR Medicine's Thompson Health is the premier healthcare provider in the Finger Lakes region. You will enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits, free onsite parking, an excellent staffing model and a modern, high-tech environment. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performing a variety of technical assignments in the pre-analytical phase of testing.
  • Requires a working knowledge of the safety standards and properly uses them when processing specimens.
  • Exercises moderate skill, judgment, knowledge of terminology and common practices used in the pre-analytical technical field to ensure accurate results and patient safety.
  • Processes & interprets information involving laboratory specimens in order to ensure proper testing & specimen integrity.
  • Understands the revenue cycle as it pertains to the laboratory and can fulfill the laboratory's obligation of this cycle.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills for the pre-analytical processing of specimens.
  • Using McKesson modules as assigned, demonstrates the ability to accurately register patients, enter lab orders, bill charges, audit accounts etc.
  • Demonstrates the ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with all lab teams, physician offices and other health care providers.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently and exhibits flexibility in decision making and prioritizing assignments.
  • Actively guards the confidentiality of sensitive info including but not limited to the patients, staff & the health system.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient.
  • Actively supports the hospitals goals and imperatives and lives the CARES values at all times.

Job Objective

·Performs a variety of technical assignments in the pre-analytical phase of testing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accurately records all lab tests into the Lab Information system.
  • Prepares specimens for testing and distribution.
  • Insures specimens received into laboratory meet testing requirements and specimens integrity requirements.
  •  Investigates problems with specimens or orders that result in communication with the care area or physician office to get resolution.
  • Phone duties
  • Prints and distributes all laboratory reports daily.
  • Accurately maintains files of all lab reports and lab requisitions.
  • Exercises multi-tasking skills as necessary to prioritize workload and process specimens in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently and uses sound judgment to solve issues regarding specimen integrity and test clarification.
  • Demonstrates great attention to detail to ensure proper handling of specimens and reporting of results.
  • Understands basic outpatient coding and medical necessity in order to accurately screen orders for current coverage by insurance.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  •  AAS degree or 2 years of college with emphasis on biological sciences preferred.
  • Medical terminology or complete within six months of hire.
  • 1 year laboratory experience preferred
  • Demonstrates the CARES Values and Standards of Cooperation at all times.

Thompson Health is an EOE encouraging women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply

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