Lenexa, KS 66215

Post Date: 01/24/2018 Job ID: 52615 Industry: Health Pay Rate: $12/hr


Lenexa based lab has opening for 5 Openers to work Tuesday through Saturday from 7AM to 3 PM with a pay rate of $12/hr. Will work in the lab opening Fed Ex packages containing urine, saliva . and sweat samples.


GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY:  Assist with the pre and post accessioning duties to include receiving, transporting, and opening toxicology specimens and trash disposal.   


  • Bring in and scan all incoming bags and boxes of specimens from dock area
  • Separate & sort specimens by category
  • Open individual specimen containers, discard cardboard & remove specimens
  • Enter consents in computer system as necessary
  • Clean up work area, dispose of trash
  • Assist courier coordinator with weighing specimen shipments
  • Dump negative urine specimens
  • Maintain and protect the confidentiality of all client information.
  • Be able to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local safety and health regulations that would apply to this job.

Other duties as assigned

  • denotes essential job function


EDUCATION:  8th grade education required, High School grad or GED preferred



  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to read information quickly and retain for use in processing
  • Fast writing skills
  • Familiarity with computers

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Standing/sitting for extended periods of time; lifting up to 25 lbs; repetitive bending of wrists; audible recognition of computer error warning.  The ability to discriminate between different colors visually is considered an essential function for the position.


EQUIPMENT:  Box knife, laboratory coat, gloves, safety glasses, LED wand, computer terminal, laser printer; company vehicles, trash compactor.


OTHER:  This position requires acceptable driving record.  Shifts extend until work is finished; weekend work is necessary; specimens consist of body fluids & must be regarded as potentially infectious; task of disposing of negative urine specimens. Trash compactor operator requires minimum age of 18 years.      



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