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Labcorp (Drug Development)

Medical Courier/Specimen Processer (Hybrid)- Per-Diem & 3rd Shift

Business and Financial Operations


Part Time

On Site


Edison, New Jersey, United States

What to Expect

Courier Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Act a liaison between LabCorp, the customer base and patients
  • Picking up and delivering samples to clients and hospitals on foot
  • Load all necessary suppliers needed for the daily pickups
  • Complete daily pick up schedule in a timely manner
  • Deliver all daily picks to your branch throughout of your shift
  • Handle all specimens and lab samples in safe and efficient manner

Specimen Processer Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Introduce and prepare biological specimens to the laboratory to ensure accurate processing
  • Open specimens and pour off into secondary containers to prepare for analysis and testing
  • Verify patient demographic information matches the test requisition form submitted
  • Data entry of patient information into the computer system for tracking purposes
  • Meet key production metrics and quality measures to ensure timely and accurate results
  • Unpack and route specimens to their respective staging areas
  • Pack and ship specimens to proper testing facilities when required
  • Properly prepare and store excess specimen samples
  • Handle and dispose of medical and chemical waste
  • Comply with applicable environmental health and safety policies and procedures
  • Resolve routine customer requests with products or services via inbound, outbound calls, or the Internet
  • Speak with customers in a courteous, friendly, and professional manner using protocol procedures
  • Inquire, clarify, and confirm customer requirements and understanding of the solution
  • Provide additional customer education and information as needed
  • Review test forms for accuracy and report any discrepancies
  • Perform administrative support for medical record management and internal records


Per Diem- hours will vary during 3rd shift

Education / Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Previous driver/courier experience is preferred
  • Previous medical or production experience is preferred
  • Prior healthcare industry, such as a physician's office or a hospital is a plus
  • Customer service experience is plus
  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Comfortability with handling biological specimens including blood, urine and tissue samples
  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs, work in protective equipment and sit/stand for long periods of time
  • Strong eye hand coordination in order to accurately identify specimens by touch and sight
  • Proficient computer and typing skills; experience with a LIS is a plus, Proficient in MS Office
  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Must be courteous with strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • High level of attention to detail with the ability to problem solve
  • Must pass standardized color vision test
  • Very punctual and strong time management skills
  • Flexible and willing to perform other tasks as assigned
  • Work in a high volume, high productivity environment
  • Ability to reach and maintain productivity levels
  • Couriers must be 21 years of age, reliable transportation, and clean driving record if applicable
  • This position requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Subject to applicable law, all prospective hires will need to provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for medical or religious accommodations.

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.

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