Full Time Laboratory Service Assistant (LSA)- Specimen Collection

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

The LSA is responsible for collection of urine and oral fluid specimens, completing accurate test requisition forms, specimen packing and shipping, ordering lab supplies and communicating with the laboratory, office and LSA leadership for questions or issues.

  • Collect specimens in a courteous and professional manner
  • Provide specimen collection device and instructions to the patient
  • Prepare test requisitions, paper or electronic, including patient demographics, and ensure accuracy
  • Access the practice’s EMR system for patient demographics and upload or download test reports (if applicable)
  • Assist in resolving issues with missing/incomplete billing information for patient demographics and insurance information
  • Coordinate with courier services for pickup of specimens; or may drop off specimens at UPS and/or FedEx
  • Print and organize MH test reports or collect faxed test reports for the practice
  • Order supplies (requisition forms, oral swabs, gloves, hand sanitizer, etc.) and inventory at the practice
  • May be required to drive if working at multiple practices
  • Learn, understand and adhere to HIPAA policies, procedures, and regulations to assure patient confidentiality
  • Required Skills
  • High School diploma
  • Regular and reliable attendance
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility to change work hours according to business needs
  • Strong attention to detail with ability to follow directions
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • General computer skills
  • Clean driving record and valid driver’s license
  • Ability to pass criminal background check
  • Required Experience
  • Previous experience in shipping/packing helpful, not required
  • Previous medical assistant experience highly desirable, not required
  • Millennium Health offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package.

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