Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Specimen Processor is $13.75
What Do Specimen Processors Do?
Specimen processors work primarily in medical laboratories to receive and catalog specimens from clients for tests and analyses. They are not usually responsible for actual testing, except in some laboratories which assign them basic tests, as the complex tests are performed by professional laboratory technicians.
Specimen processors work closely with laboratory technicians and prepare and clean laboratory instruments, as well as any technical maintenance in accordance with company procedures. …Read more
- Prepare and process requests for single tube specimens as requested.
- Prepare specimen samples for storage, document relevant specimen information, and resolve any inconsistencies in documentation.
- Receive, process, unload, and unpack all specimens for testing in the appropriate laboratory departments.
- Determine if specimens meet laboratory standards, document any specimen quality issues, and ensure specimens are discarded properly.