Technician, Specimen II in Lowell

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  • Lowell, MA View on Map
  • Apply Before : February 1, 2023

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Position : Technician, Specimen II

Location :  Lowell, MA



Job details:

Job Description
This position in Specimen Processing is responsible for knowing all of the functions of the SPT I, plus additional functions. This individual will have completed the necessary training consistent with local business unit practices for Specimen Processing and shows proficiency in the following areas: Test ordering policy, specimen requirements related to test ordering.  Additionally, must meet accuracy and production standards, and must meet all the job accountabilities and job requirements/environment indicated in the SPTI job description. This position is involved in more complex processing which could include but not limited to A Station, Frozen, CPU (incl. hospital), and Micro. 

Demonstrates proficiency in  responsibilities of the SPT I 

Meets/exceeds productivity and quality standards  

Solves more complex problems on a routine basis 

Demonstrates a basic understanding of how Specimen Processing impacts the testing laboratory 

Identifies problems and in some cases, may resolve issues with specimen types such as missing information etc.  

Understands the complex relationship between test(s) ordered and received 

Completes all required written documentation, legibly and within the assigned time frame 

Meets standards for production and accuracy within 3 months  

Adheres to all Quest Diagnostics, Inc. policies and procedures, including safety and compliance. 

Performs all other duties as assigned. 

Required Work Experience:  

Internal candidates must have a minimum of 9 months experience and be meeting all performance standards in the SPT I role 

Preferred Work Experience:  

Medical background preferred which includes medical terminology applicable to a clinical laboratory 

Previous experience in a production environment preferred 

Physical and Mental Requirements:  

Position requires data background with abilities to enter 6,000 alphanumeric keystrokes/hour 

Works in a biohazard environment, practicing good safety habits 

Able to sit or stand for long periods 

Handles multiple tasks simultaneously and works in a production environment 




Communicates effectively with all levels of internal and external staff 

Maintains composure while working under pressure 

Keeps work area neat and clean 

Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills that foster a positive environment 

Demonstrates flexibility and is able to adapt to change 

High School Diploma or Equivalent


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