Laboratory Accessioning Lead

US BioTek, a growing laboratory in Shoreline with a wonderful group of employees, is seeking a Lab Accessioning Lead to join our Specimen Processing team. This full-time role will work in our clinical testing facility and assist management to ensure lab specimens are processed effectively, efficiently, and in compliance with SOP.


We are looking for a detail-oriented candidate who possesses strong communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills, with the desire and ability to help train and lead by example.

Primary Duties include:

  • Assist department manager with team training and ensuring laboratory specimens are processed in a detailed and organized manner in compliance with
  • Support team goals to ensure service efficiency, participating in problem-solving, demonstrating support for policies, sharing expertise, and contributing to team responsibilities.
  • Complete daily checkoff on specimens in a timely and thorough
  • Accurately process standard requisitions per approved procedures at a rate of 65 accessions per hour, bulk sheet upload at a rate of 150 accessions per hour.
  • Ensure Turn Around Times (TAT's) are
  • Participates in improving lab efficiency, quality, and
  • Consult with manager on processing tasks to learn through
  • Effectively manage and respond to clients that requires additional attention.
  • Perform laboratory specimen processing consisting of receiving, identifying, assigning accession numbers, sorting, preparation and internal laboratory distributing of blood and urine specimens in a prompt manner.
  • Examine specimens for adequacy and Identify problems with specimen types, missing information, etc. and resolve them.
  • Effectively respond via phones calls and emails regarding client’s inquires and specimen issues.
  • Assist in building on existing customer base by providing the highest level of customer service and support.
  • Comply with applicable laws and regulations (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment and Occupational Safety Health Administration), and all company procedures and policies.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Two years lab-related experience AND at least one year experience in Specimen Processing/Lab Accessioning.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; strong keyboarding and data entry skills.
  • Regular and predictable attendance; ability to work holidays and weekends, as needed.
  • Goal oriented mindset, committed to a high standard of integrity and work ethics.
  • Able to work independently and organize work to meet established deadlines.
  • Able to handle biological materials.
  • Able to sit and use the computer on a daily basis for an extended period of time.
  • Able to perform a variety of duties (multi-task) with a high emphasis on teamwork, detail, and sense of-urgency.


Hourly Rate: $22 - $28, DOE


Shift: 8-hour rotational schedule between the hours of 8 am and 8 pm (including Saturdays on a rotational basis). We will consider FT or PT status, but schedule flexibility is required.


About Us: Our tests have helped thousands of people around the world to a better health with no use of medicine. Our clients are Naturopaths, Medical Doctors, Nurse Practitioners and other health professionals who will provide their patients with guidance based on our test results. US BioTek has been a well-run, solid and profitable business for 20+ years and we are now ready to take this a step further and are implementing an aggressive growth strategy.

Comprehensive Benefits Package: Medical, Voluntary Dental, Vision, HSA, Life and AD&D Insurance, EAP, 401k with employer match, 10 Paid Vacation Days, Sick Leave, 7 Paid Holidays, Floating Holiday


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