Specimen Processor I

If you are seeking to further your career in drug development, then this opportunity is for you! Our client is a global healthcare company providing diagnostic and drug development capabilities to make a difference through clinical, non-clinical, and commercial settings! We are seeking a Specimen Processor to join their growing team!

Location: Charlotte, NC
Pay: $18.50/hr
Job Type: Contract

Overview: The main function of a specimen processor is to perform specimen accessioning, sample sorting and data entry in a fast-paced, high-throughput environment according to established standard operation procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Introduce and prepare biological specimens for the laboratory to ensure accurate processing.
  • Open specimens and pour off into secondary containers to prepare for analysis and testing.
  • Verify patient demographic information matches the test requisition form submitted.
  • Data entry of patient information into the computer system for tracking purposes.
  • Meet key production metrics and quality measures to ensure timely and accurate results.
  • Unpack and route specimens to their respective staging areas. Pack and ship specimens to proper testing facilities when required.
  • Properly prepare and store excess specimen samples.
  • Resolve and document any problem specimens.
  • Handle and dispose of medical and chemical waste.
  • Comply with applicable environmental health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Operate automated instrumentation under supervision if necessary


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous medical or production experience is preferred.
  • Comfortable handling human biological specimens including blood, urine and tissue samples.
  • 0-2 years of work experience.


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