Slide File Clerk
Job Details
Entry
Tukwila - Main Lab LLC - Tukwila, WA
Full Time
High School
None
Any
Description

SUMMARY

The Slide File Clerk position serves as a liaison between Seattle Operations and other CellNetix locations and the customers/pathologists that provide service in those areas. Responsible for providing excellent customer service to all internal and external clientele. Routinely manage all aspects of pathology slide and histology tissue block storage. The ideal candidate will possess excellent proofreading skills, attention to detail, and the ability to learn in a rapidly changing environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • File pathology slides and histology tissue blocks according to laboratory standards.
  • Maintain slide and tissue block collections in a manner that facilitates easy retrieval.
  • Complete pathology slide and histology tissue block requests according to laboratory standards.
  • Participate in all laboratory quality assurance programs, as required.
  • Participate and support special studies and projects as needed.
  • Sends out materials for additional testing as requested.
  • Assist Histology and Cytology departments with shipping packages, CellNetix couriers.
  • Pull blocks, slides and reports from historical records for correlation with recent samples.
  • Maintains a neat, clean, and orderly work area.
  • Prepare and maintain procedures for specialized tasks within assigned position.
  • Responsible for ensuring that appropriate back up staff are fully trained for specialized tasks
  • Participates in monthly department meetings regularly, providing information to broaden the knowledge of the department.

POSITION IMPACT

Position is directly responsible for meeting or exceeding:

  • error rates within the Support Services department
  • Department budget thresholds & specimen count/FTE goals
  • Employee retention and training expectations
  • Internal and external client satisfaction expectations

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Required

  • The ideal candidate will be a high school graduate or equivalent

Preferred

  • 1+ years experience in libraries, archives, visual resources collections or similar preferable.
  • Familiarity with medical terminology, anatomic pathology experience preferred
  • The ability to work with flexibility, efficiency, enthusiasm, and diplomacy
  • Demonstrated proficiency in data entry and computer software applications
  • Previous proofreading or document quality control experience preferred
  • Exhibit critical thinking skills and the ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple requests/tasks at one time
  • The ability to learn new software and use on a daily basis for data entry and research

OTHER

  • Requires a high degree of manual dexterity and excellent vision
  • Must be able to lift drawers full of glass slides. Drawers weigh approximately 20 pounds.
  • Must be able to reach and see into slide drawers that are stacked up to 5 feet off the ground.
ABOUT US

Visionary.....Driven.....Meticulous.....Collaborative.....Caring

An unwavering pursuit of health. This is what we stand for.

If these words resonate with you, then explore job opportunities with us.

CellNetix Pathology and Laboratories is a dynamic, rapidly growing physician- and employee-owned pathology practice and lab headquartered in Seattle, Washington with locations throughout the state. Driven by impeccable attention to detail, we're resolute in meeting the exceedingly high standards of quality we set for our laboratory, our customer service, our business and ourselves.

It is our Vision to rethink, redefine and reset the standard of care for pathology groups and laboratories in the country.

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