Specimen Processor/Data Technician - Temporary

Myriad Genetics Laboratories
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Salt Lake City, UT 84108
$13-$15 / Hour
Job Description

***This is a temporary/non-benefited position for approximately Six months.***


Working as part of a team, the Specimen Processor/Data Technician is responsible for processing tissue samples through the Pre and Post tissue testing process. Pre-Post activities include accessioning/assigning a unique myriad ID, generating and preparing reports for delivery, and packaging tissue samples for return to the 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 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday-Friday.



  • Uses an accessioning application to assign specimens an internal tracking number.
  • Checks patient/clinical demographics before and after test is released to ensure demographics are correct.
  • Communicates any important information pertaining to testing.
  • Complies with and maintains competency in all laboratory policies pertaining to accessioning, registering incoming blocks and slides, report packaging, and sample return.
  • Observes all compliance and regulatory requirements particularly those associated with data security and patient confidentiality.
  • Generates and packages reports for electronic or physical delivery.
  • Generates return documents and packages specimen for return.
  • Troubleshoots discrepancies and utilizes exception handling processes.

Required skills, knowledge, and abilities


  • Must have the ability to work well under pressure
  • Must be able to work and communicate well within a team setting
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to prioritize and organize work
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Must be able to multi task



Required: High School Diploma




Preferred: Data entry and specimen processing experience


Required: Regular attendance with possible mandatory overtime, able to lift 30 lbs., able to sit and/or stand for extensive periods of time

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