Coastal Medical
  • 06-Dec-2021 to 04-Feb-2022 (EST)
  • Lab
  • Providence, RI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Coastal Medical offers a full compensation package including paid holidays, earned time, 401K match and health and life insurance benefits.

Laboratory Specimen Processor

The Company: A member of the Lifespan health system, Coastal Medical is Rhode Island's largest physician governed medical group, whose primary goal is to offer patients better health and better care with minimal cost to patients. An equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Coastal employs over 600 professionals in a variety of roles.

  • Coastal Medical offers competitive wages and values work/life balance.
  • Our comprehensive benefit package includes health, dental & vision benefits, a free life insurance policy, earned time, paid holidays and 401K match.
  • Employee input is essential to our operations. All employees are encouraged to join and participate in committees, trainings and workgroups.
  • Lifespan has joined other healthcare leaders and systems around the country in requiring all employees, regardless of their role, to be vaccinated against COVID-19. In addition, the Rhode Island Department of Health has now issued a new emergency regulation requiring all healthcare workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • All new employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and have their flu shot prior to starting.

The Position: We are currently in search of a Laboratory Specimen Processor. The Laboratory Specimen Processor main responsibility includes maintaining the send-out workstation and works with the main lab and phlebotomy teams and reference labs to ensure all specimens are received and that ordered tests are completed by our reference labs.

  • This is an hourly, full time position with a schedule of 40 weekly hours, Monday through Friday.
  • This position is located at our Main Lab in Providence, RI.
  • Employee parking is provided.
  • This position is an evening shift.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensures tests have been run and results are received in a timely manner both in house and reference work.
  • Approves all results from tests sent to reference laboratories and rectify any specimen or order problems associated with both reference and in-house tests and specimens.
  • Works with the reference labs to monitor the pending lists and ensure all specimens/results are accounted for and follows established protocols for ensuring patient and specimen identification.
  • Performs phlebotomy techniques according to established protocols including venipuncture and finger-stick procedures on all ages
  • Performs specimen processing and data entry according to established protocols and performs procedures pertaining to the collection of other specimens for laboratory testing such as throat culture, urine culture, etc.
  • Maintains workstations in the main lab. This specifically includes inventory, quality control, quality assurance, and preventative maintenance


  • High School Diploma and completion of a phlebotomy training course with certification from a nationally recognized body or training
  • 1-2 years of related experience

Why You Should Apply:

  • We operate in a collaborative environment and strongly encourage and promote employee growth and development.
  • Coastal offers a wide range of training opportunities including our own Leadership Academies as well as other well-known programs such as Crucial Conversations and Clifton Strengths.

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