Accessioning Clerk - Pathology (90002106)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7079456 (Ref:7235-en_US)

Posted: June 4, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Accessions surgical pathology specimens under direct supervision.

Job Purpose

Accessions surgical pathology specimens under direct supervision.

Job Duties

  • Receives and clocks in specimens from couriers; verifies that specimens recorded on courier logs are received.  
  • Prioritizes and sorts specimens appropriately for accessioning and processing.  
  • Performs data entry login of patient demographics, clinical information, specimen source, and test (s) orders from specimen requisitions into computer systems and accessions specimen containers as needed or required.  
  • Documents any orders which are lacking/mismatching appropriated documentation; documents all problem cases appropriately.  
  • Places calls to clients to verify information.
  • Scans requisitions and all related paperwork into the scan system; shreds documents as needed.  
  • Reviews specimen requisitions against data entry of requisition and demographics information for accuracy; documents errors noted and forwards documentation to supervisor and corrects errors found.
  • Answers departmental phone calls and assist clients as needed.
  • Prepares cassettes and slides; discards tissue per established policy.  
  • Orders supplies as needed.
  • Assist with Frozen, FNA, Cytology preparation and Bone Marrow procedures.
  • Performs both daily and weekly maintenance in the accessioning area and grossing room. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • No experience is required.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7079456 (Ref:7235-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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