Title:  Accessioning Clerk

Division:  Pathology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m or as directed
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $28,147 - $33,261
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  7235


Accessions surgical pathology specimens under direct supervision.

Job Purpose

Accessions surgical pathology specimens under direct supervision.

Job Duties

  • Receives and clocks in specimens from couriers; verifies that specimens recorded on courier logs are received.  
  • Prioritizes and sorts specimens appropriately for accessioning and processing.  
  • Performs 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.  
  • Documents any orders which are lacking/mismatching appropriated documentation; documents all problem cases appropriately.  
  • Places calls to clients to verify information.
  • Scans requisitions and all related paperwork into the scan system; shreds documents as needed.  
  • Reviews specimen requisitions against data entry of requisition and demographics information for accuracy; documents errors noted and forwards documentation to supervisor and corrects errors found.
  • Answers departmental phone calls and assist clients as needed.
  • Prepares cassettes and slides; discards tissue per established policy.  
  • Orders supplies as needed.
  • Assist with Frozen, FNA, Cytology preparation and Bone Marrow procedures.
  • Performs both daily and weekly maintenance in the accessioning area and grossing room. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • No experience is required.





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