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Specimen Processor

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
OSF HealthCare (Main Office)
Physical Address
800 N.E. Glen Oak Avenue
Peoria, IL 61603
Job Description


The Central Processing Laboratory Specimen Processor performs a variety of lab-related duties in a high volume, fast paced, production-like environment. This position works independently and as a part of a team, handling multiple tasks simultaneously for timely receipt and routing of laboratory specimens (such as blood, urine, stool, tissue, and body fluid) according to established turnaround times. Performs sample triage and receipt, routes specimens for various receipt, tracking, and testing activities. Performs duties associated with processing patient specimens and results; accurately enters and updates electronic medical records such as patient demographics, billing, patient diagnosis codes, test orders, and specimen source.



High School Diploma or Equivalent

Minimum 1 year of experience in a fast paced, customer oriented or office setting

Minimum 6 months of experience in a customer service role

Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and website navigation

Good written and verbal communication skills

Positive, professional attitude and demeanor

High attention to detail in order to verify/match letters and numbers to prevent mislabeling

Organized, able to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment, with tight turnaround times

Maintain composure while working under pressure; ability to perform job duties with frequent interruptions and/or distractions

Critical thinking, problem solving skills, decisive judgment and follow through


2 years of experience working in a laboratory or medical/healthcare office setting

Knowledge of medical terminology

Experience working with an electronic medical record system, such as Epic


Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

Affirmative Action. Contractor and Subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.01, 60-300.5(a), 60-741.5(a), and 61-300.10. These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based upon their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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