Senior Specimen Management Tech

Rochester Regional Health | Rochester, NY

Posted Date 3/21/2024


At Rochester Regional Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Same Day Pay through DailyPay
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Free Wellness Center


Performs the Specimen Management Technician job accurately and timely. Provides leadership as the go to person for sample issues, billing issues, workflow and provides training as necessary to processing staff. To assist in the daily department operations when a Specimen Management Tech, Lead or Manager is not available.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Elmgrove Park | 160 Elmgrove Park

DEPARTMENT: Specimen Processing

SCHEDULE: Evenings/Nights


  • High School Diploma or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • 2 years SMT experience in all areas of the department with increasing responsibility preferred. Will consider AAS with 2 years SMT experience or BS in a related science.
  • Experience in data entry skills, medical terminology and understanding of billing issues.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.


Laboratory Work. Prepare laboratory samples for testing; operate imaging system as appropriate; communicate with departments and physicians regarding laboratory testing, results and sample requirements; prepare specimens and paperwork accurately for transfer and testing done in other departments

Data Entry. Enter and label laboratory samples in an accurate and timely manner; retrieve requisitions as requested; maintain a manual filing system for outpatient/inpatient requisitions

Computer knowledge. Maintain knowledge and competency in necessary computer systems and have a working knowledge of common operating systems in many areas of the department

Leadership. Has a thorough knowledge of every area of the department and is the go to person for staffing, workflow, registration and billing issues. Has the knowledge to troubleshoot the imaging system and retrieve lost images as appropriate. May perform more in-depth training as necessary.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

PAY RANGE: $17.75 - $21.00

Salary17.75 - 21.00 Hour
Employment Type
Full Time

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