Title:  Accessioning Clerk

Division:  Pathology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday , 8:00am-5pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $28,710 - $38,830
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  12331


Baylor College of Medicine is seeking an Accession Clerk under the direction of the Laboratory Supervisor and Accessioning Coordinator. The ideal candidate will perform daily accessioning activities of receiving specimens, accessioning specimens, and scan into system.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Prepares cassettes and slides; discards tissue per established policy.
  • Orders supplies.
  • Assists with Frozen, FNA, Cytology preparation and Bone Marrow procedures.
  • Performs both daily and weekly maintenance in the accessioning area and grossing room.
  • Contributes to a positive work climate and to the team effort of the department and company.
  • Files slides and paperwork

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.