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Job Description

The Sample Accessioner provides a vital link between internal customer service and the Laboratory. The Sample Accessioner is responsible for receiving, unpacking, processing, and recording samples sent for laboratory testing. In addition to the primary role of sample accessioning, there will be a need to provide back-up support to the Laboratory on an as needed basis.

The nature of the work requires excellent attention to detail, effective written and verbal communication skills, the ability to multi-task and be flexible with tasks and schedules, and the ability to work independently in a team environment.


High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum 2 years clinical laboratory experience preferred. Knowledge of CLIA and California regulatory requirements preferred. LabDaq experience a plus. 

Job Duties (other duties may be assigned):

  • Support the Clinical Laboratory staff with sample intake and accessioning. This will entail following all relevant SOPs in logging newly received samples into the computer system.

  • Verifies aspects of incoming samples and assess acceptability of the sample testing.

  • Resolve and document incomplete or unacceptable specimens.

  • Ensure that test requisitions are properly filled out.

  • Manage sample storage inventory.

  • Create sample batches, print labels and label tubes and batches.

  • Perform equipment maintenance and maintain equipment logs and records.

  • Support the administrative functions of the Clinical Laboratory as required.

  • Check, monitor and record temperatures.

  • Clean racks and other laboratory equipment.

  • Work closely with other laboratory staff to provide consistent and ongoing support to the entire service department.

  • Perform other miscellaneous laboratory duties as assigned and assist others as needed.

  • Assist in the update and development of SOPs pertaining to Sample Accessioning.

  • Report all concerns of test quality and/or safety to the Laboratory Director.

  • Perform other duties as assigned. Other duties may include handling stats, training new Accessioners, or other specific duties associated with the Accessioning Department.

  • Adherence to Innovative Health Diagnostics Health & Safety Guidelines: Innovative Health Diagnostics has established Health and Safety guidelines for the personnel protection of each individual working in the laboratory. Training is provided annually, and review is provided as need during staff and team meetings. Strict adherence to the guidelines is required.

  • Communication: Demonstrate good judgment in the proper mode of communications in group and individual situations. Adapt your style to fit the audience and their reaction.

  • Creativity and Innovation: Contribute to delivering the solution. Identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Flexibility: Adapt and be able to work in a changing environment. Produce high quality work product under pressure and within deadlines.

  • Leadership: Be aware of the needs of colleagues. Strive to achieve team goals. Ask for and accept advice or guidance, as necessary. Take responsibility for your work. Be self-motivated. Cultivate trust in all relationships.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $17.00 per hour


  • 8-hour shift

  • Holidays

  • Monday to Friday

  • Night shift

Shift availability:

  • Night Shift (Required)


  • Accessioning: 1 year (Required)

  • Laboratory: 1 year (Required)

Please apply by clicking the link below and attach your resume. Emails without resumes will not be processed. 

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