Skip to site navigation Skip to main content

Search by Location

Job Matching Already Registered?

Specimen Processor-Phoenix AZ

Apply Now
Location Phoenix, Arizona Job ID 19-85372

LabCorp is a leading global life sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care through its comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. The company provides diagnostic, drug development and technology-enabled solutions for more than 120 million patient encounters per year.

Each day, LabCorp employees have an opportunity to build rewarding careers and experience the satisfaction of knowing that the work they do to improve health and improve lives.

About the Opportunity:

Our LabCorp office in Phoenix, Arizona office is expanding its team and looking for dynamic individuals to be Specimen Accessioner (s) who will perform specimen preparation duties.

Their work involves receiving and unpacking specimens, preparing them for lab tests and ensuring that they are correctly preserved before they are sent off.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling, processing and maintaining records of patient test results.
  • Prepares laboratory specimens for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing.
  • Follow CLIA, CAP, HIPAA, OSHA, and safety guidelines as described in their respective regulations.
  • Unpacks specimens from branches or ports and routes specimens by type to various staging areas.
  • Prepares all specimens received for testing in designated laboratory departments or locations such as staging of specimens, centrifuge, etc.
  • Prepares excess specimen samples for storage and resolves and documents problem specimens.
  • Organizes work by matching computer orders with specimen labeling, sorting specimens, checking labeling, logging specimens, arranging reports for delivery, keeping work surfaces clean and orderly.
  • Participate in all applicable safety training sessions. Know the location and contents of the safety manual. Know the location/use of all applicable safety equipment.
  • Perform other duties as directed by supervisor.

Minimum Requirements and Preferred Abilities;

Applicants should be detail oriented, flexible, quick to learn, as well as be proficient in data entry and organizational abilities. Written and verbal communication skills are essential for this role:

  • HS Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • 1-2 years of experience in data entry
  • Medical background or experience with laboratory testing terminology or a strong aptitude to learn terminology 
  • Able to work productively, effectively, and independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks systems simultaneously
  • Effective verbal and written communications, especially listening skills
  • Detailed orientated with regards to data entry and excellent typing skills
  • Strong computer skills and ability to work within windows environment
  • Must be comfortable in a fast paced environment
  • Able to sit and stand for long periods of time
  • Able to lift up to 30lbs

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 8:00 pm - 5:30 am

**We offer a shift premium for working overnight hours**

If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • No relative experience required; 1-2 years preferred
  • Previous medical or production experience is a plus
  • Comfortable handling biological specimens
  • Ability to accurately identify specimens
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Strong data entry and organizational skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs.
  • Ability to pass a standardized color blind test




Monday through Friday 8:00 pm-5:30 am;overtime as business need require and monthly rotation of a Saturday/Sunday shifts
Apply Now


Check out where you could be working if you apply.

View Map

Join Our Talent Community

Interested In:Search for a category and select one from the list of suggestions. Search for a location and select one from the list of suggestions. Finally, click “Add” to create your job alert.

  • Specimen Processor, Phoenix, Arizona, United StatesRemove

Your information may be used to contact you, including by text message, about the event and will be retained for future communication about opportunities with LabCorp. A submission through this form does not guarantee you a job with LabCorp. By clicking “Sign Up” you agree to receive text messages at the wireless number you provide. Up to 5 messages per month. SMS/MMS texts may be sent using automated.