Overnight Laboratory Data Entry Processor


Immediate processors opportunity with one of the largest diagnostic laboratories in New Jersey, this position requires a candidate comfortable with data entry and good typing skills.


  • Processors take incoming samples and input data into the computer system/create labelling for samples
  • Will be handling the enclosed samples with PPE but do not directly touch open swabs/perform tests on the samples
  • Receive, identify, label, and process specimens as required for processing.
  • Labeling of specimen containers, slide(s), and any other materials submitted by the client.
  • Ability to handle all specimen types.
  • Multi-task between different types of requisitions.
  • Maintain departmental production goals to ensure hourly specimen flow to the labs are consistent.
  • Review, transcribe, and enter demographic and specimen data into the laboratory information system with 100% accuracy.
  • Recognize specimen problems and refer to designated personnel.
  • File Requisition Slips, glass slides, and paraffin blocks assisting Laboratory Aide(s) as needed.
  • Perform supply maintenance and clean-up duties to help workflow and efficiency.
  • Candidates will be reading and entering data information that come from labels that were previously on specimen bags. They will handle sealed samples including samples like blood, stool, urine, biopsies, etc. and wear proper personal protective equipment and follow World Health Organization’s guidelines.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Ability to work overnight
  • 30 WPM
  • Comfortable with human samples

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