Mount Sinai Careers

ACCESSIONING SPECIALIST - GENETICS

New York, New York
Research


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 


Roles & Responsibilities:

The Accessioning Specialist deals with accessioning problems and troubleshoots problem specimens. Supervises office activities in the absence of the Supervisor to achieve optimum utilization of equipment and employees. Assists the supervisor with daily operations of the department.  Specific duties are listed below:
  • Supervise staff on the nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Troubleshoot all problem specimens (e.g no DOB, no requesting physician etc)
  • Cancel tests, and enter comments. Alert physicians and clients of problems.
  • Correct accessioning errors, clarify tests and add on tests as requested.
  • Covers for client services on nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Oversees the specimen tracking and distribution of specimens from the pneumatic tubing system. Distribute specimen to registrars.
  • Collect and store extra specimens, monitor and discard problems specimens. Print and distribute special lab reports.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor


Requirements:

  • Education: High School/GED
  • Experience: Three -Five years Laboratory experience.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of laboratory computer systems
  • Ability to multitask and work in a high pressure environment.
  
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
 
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

 

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