Specimen Technician I

Quest Diagnostics

Job title: “Specimen Technician I”

Firm: “Quest Diagnostics”

Anticipated wage: “$18 – 25.6 per hour”

Location: “Nyack, NY”

Job description: Overview

Specimen Technician I (7/7) – Nyack, NY – Monday – Friday (Rotational Weekends) – 7:00PM-3:30AM or 8:00PM-4:30AM

Pay Vary: $18.00 – $25.60 / hour

Wage presents are based mostly on a variety of things together with related abilities, coaching, expertise, schooling, and, the place relevant, certifications obtained. Market and organizational components are additionally thought of. Profitable candidates could also be eligible to obtain annual efficiency bonus compensation.

Advantages Data:
We’re proud to supply best-in-class advantages and applications to help workers and their households in dwelling wholesome, comfortable lives. Our pay and profit plans have been designed to advertise worker well being in all respects – bodily, monetary, and developmental. Relying on whether or not it’s a part-time or full-time place, a number of the advantages provided might embrace:
 Medical/Prescription Medicine
 Dental
 Imaginative and prescient
 Versatile Spending Accounts (FSAs)
 Supplemental Well being Plans
 401(ok) Plan – Firm match dollar-for-dollar as much as 5%
 Worker Inventory Buy Plan (ESPP)
 Supplemental Life Insurance coverage
 Dependent Life Insurance coverage
 Quick- and Lengthy-Time period Incapacity buy-up
 Blueprint for Wellness
 Emotional Nicely-Being Assets
 Instructional Help
 Paid break day / Well being Time
 Variable Compensation Plans
 Gross sales Incentive Plans

This place is accountable for common help capabilities inside the Specimen Processing Division. This place requires passing a knowledge entry evaluation. Capabilities carried out might embrace however are usually not restricted to knowledge entry of take a look at orders, presort, pickup and supply of processed specimens to the laboratory, centrifugation and aliquoting. Division is a manufacturing atmosphere, with emphasis on productiveness/high quality requirements and departmental completion occasions. All capabilities should be carried out with confidence, accuracy and in a well timed method. Job is complicated and requires that worker have good group abilities and talent to study and perceive specimen varieties associated to check(s) ordered by consumer. The place should have to the flexibility study and perceive the compliance laws associated to check ordering which can change every day. This place is important to high quality for buyer satisfaction. Moreover, since many modifications do happen from day after day, nice flexibility on the a part of this place is required. Majority of place work, on the nightshift, however based mostly on staffing wants weekends, holidays, on name and extra time is a requirement. Work schedule is 7 days on, 7 days off.


  • In a position to carry out all obligations of the Specimen Preparation Assistant
  • Demonstrates a capability to study the job duties assigned to the SPT I, and develops an understanding of how all of the capabilities in Specimen Processing match collectively
  • Identifies issues and in some circumstances, might resolve points with specimen varieties reminiscent of lacking data and many others.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the compliance insurance policies associated to check ordering, which requires growing skill to analysis take a look at ordering data on translation tables, pc system, and the listing of companies
  • Meets requirements for manufacturing and accuracy inside 6 months
  • Understands the complicated relationship between take a look at(s) ordered and specimen obtained
  • Completes all required written documentation, legibly and inside the assigned timeframe
  • Meets or exceeds all efficiency expectations to incorporate attendance, adherence to work schedule and demonstrates Quest values and behaviors via work efficiency and peer and workforce interplay
  • Is open to studying extra capabilities inside Specimen Processing to permit well timed development to the following degree
  • Performs different duties as assigned



Required Work Expertise:


Most popular Work Expertise:

  • Medical background most well-liked which incorporates medical terminology relevant to a medical laboratory
  • Earlier expertise in a manufacturing atmosphere most well-liked

Bodily and Psychological Necessities:

  • Place requires knowledge background with talents to enter 6,000 alphanumeric keystrokes/hour
  • Works in a biohazard atmosphere, training good security habits
  • In a position to sit or stand for lengthy durations
  • Handles a number of duties concurrently and works in a manufacturing atmosphere




  • Communicates successfully with all ranges of employees
  • Maintains composure whereas working below stress
  • Displays logic always when figuring out what motion to take when resolving issues
  • Adheres to Quest Diagnostics core values, security and compliance insurance policies and procedures
  • Retains work space neat and clear
  • Demonstrates robust interpersonal abilities that foster a constructive atmosphere.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and talent to adapt to alter

Excessive College Diploma or Equal


Whereas we respect and worth our staffing companions, we don’t settle for unsolicited resumes from businesses. Quest is not going to be accountable for paying company charges for any particular person as to whom an company has despatched an unsolicited resume.



Quest Diagnostics is an equal employment alternative employer. Our coverage is to recruit, rent and promote certified people with out regard to race, shade, faith, intercourse, age, nationwide origin, incapacity, veteran standing, sexual orientation, gender id, or some other standing protected by state or native regulation. Quest Diagnostics observes minimal age necessities established by federal, state and/or native legal guidelines, and can ask an applicant for verification when deemed vital.

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