Laboratory Collection specialist

Cordant Health Solutions™ is at the forefront of combating today’s opioid epidemic through its network of toxicology laboratories and pharmacies. Cordant is committed to providing cutting-edge solutions for payers, clinicians and agencies involved with addiction, criminal justice and pain management. Cordant is one of the only toxicology laboratories that includes a full-service, high-touch pharmacy that specializes in complex management and dispensing of controlled substances. As a reliable partner, Cordant provides testing protocols, treatment recommendations and considerations and digital case-management tools to help its customers become more efficient and effective. Cordant strives to change the way its clients use toxicology results and assists its clients in navigating the ever-changing industries in which they operate. Laboratories and/or pharmacies are located in Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, and Washington.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Laboratory Collection Specialist to join our Field Operations team in Chula Vista and San Diego, CA The selected candidate will be working in the criminal justice system, tasked with collecting, logging, ordering, processing, and shipping urine and oral fluid(saliva) specimens for drug testing. We are looking for a candidate who is comfortable working in a dynamic environment with patients being tested for controlled substances. Strong people skills and reliable transportation are a must.

The schedule for this position will be Monday-Friday from 7:30am-5pm. Shifts will be split between two different locations each day, with lunch breaks between 11:30am-1pm.

Essential Functions:

Collect, log, order, process, and ship urine, blood, oral, and/or hair specimens to laboratory
Maintain organization in the collection of all specimens
Assemble samples for shipping
File requisitions, chain of custody forms, and associated paperwork
Collect and scan insurance, as applicable

Education and Experience:

HS diploma or GED is required
Medical Assistant, Phlebotomist, or Nursing Assistant experience preferred
Experience in a medical office or treatment clinic is preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to read names, test codes, follow basic instructions
Must have basic computer skills
Strong attention to detail
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal, organizational and customer service skills
Self-motivated with ability to work under and meet strict deadlines individually as well as a in a team environment

Working Conditions:

Contact with biological specimens
Requires protective devices
May be required to lift up to 25lbs
Must be able to stand for long periods of time
Must be able to perform observed collections if required
Must be able to work in fast paced environments efficiently

Cordant Health Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled) that believes diversity leads to a stronger organization.

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