Specimen Processor/Data Technician

Myriad Genetics , Inc.
Job Location
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States , 84108,
Job Description

Working as part of a team, the Specimen Processor/Data Technician is responsible for preparing and processing tissue specimens received at Myriad Genetics Lab for testing and is responsible for a variety of activities to support the generation and delivery of reports and return of specimens to the Health Care Provider. Myriad Genetic Laboratories performs high-throughput genetic testing. The environment is fast-paced, collaborative and dynamic. This position is an 8-hour day shift from anywhere between 7am-5pm M-F depending on workflow.


• Uses an accessioning application to assign specimens an internal tracking number.
• Does a demographic check while accessioning and after release of specimen before sending to the laboratory.
• Communicates any important information pertaining to testing.
• Complies with and maintains competency in all laboratory policies pertaining to accessioning, process sample, report packaging, and returning specimens.
• Observes all compliance and regulatory requirements particularly those associated with data security and patient confidentiality.
• Assembles report packages and initiates electronic and physical delivery.
• Assembles documentation and packages specimen returns.
• Exception handling/troubleshooting

• High school diploma required – Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Prefer data entry experience
• Regular attendance with possible mandatory overtime
• Able to lift 30 pounds.
• Must be able to sit and/or stand for extensive periods of time.
• Teamwork
• Good written and verbal communication
• Ability to work well under pressure
• Good organization
• Attention to detail is a must

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