Laboratory Samples Receiving Technician in Pittsburgh, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is currently recruiting for a Shipping & Receiving Clerk. Candidate performs duties associated with the processing of laboratory samples and the entry of demographic information into the laboratory information system.


  • Enters alpha-numeric data from sample requisitions into LIS following format displayed on entry screen.
  • Receive and process samples for testing in the laboratory.
  • Receive and process samples for shipment to support laboratory.
  • Compares data entered with information on sample requisitions and re-enters data if necessary.
  • Coordinates paperwork and various required reports for high risk patients in the applicable departments.
  • Run reports at closing to resolve problems relating to: specimens collected at <24 hours, specimens lacking birth date and/or collection date, specimens with missing PA physician information.
  • Follows prescribed steps to verify miscellaneous submitter identity and billing information.
  • Other tasks as requested by the Supervisor of Client Services.


High School Diploma, AS Science, or related

Previous data entry experience

Previous clinical laboratory experience (preferred but not required)


EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law.