Title:  Accessioning Clerk

Division:  Pathology
Schedule:  Monday-Friday, 2:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $28,147 - $32,706
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  3516

Position located offsite at BCM Pathology Histology lab located on W. Bellfort.

Job Purpose

Accessions surgical pathology specimens under direct supervision.

Job Duties
  • Receive and clocks in specimens from couriers; verifies that specimens recorded on courier logs are received.
  • Prioritize and sorts specimens appropriately for accessioning and processing.
  • Perform data entry login of patient demographics, clinical information, specimen source, and test (s) orders from specimen requisitions into computer systems and accessions specimen containers as needed or required.
  • Document any orders which are lacking appropriated documentation; documents all problem cases appropriately.
  • Place calls to clients to verify information.
  • Scan requisitions and all related paperwork into the scan system; shreds documents as needed.
  • Review specimen requisitions against data entry of requisition information for accuracy; documents errors noted and forwards documentation to supervisor and corrects errors found.
  • Answer departmental phone calls and assist clients as needed.
  • Prepare cassettes and slides; discards tissue per established policy.
  • Order supplies as needed.
  • Perform both daily and weekly maintenance in the accessioning area and grossing room.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education: Required: High school diploma or GED.
  • Experience Required: None required.





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