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Medical Records/Pathology File Clerk

2 weeks ago
Regular Full time 30
First shift


Position Summary:  The primary function of this position is organizing and filing of Histology slides and blocks.  Under limited supervision: perform all assigned tasks efficiently and timely.  Additional tasks may be assigned as needed.


Scope:  Promotes quality team/pathologist/patient/client relations by performing a variety of tasks that are critical to the operation of the department in a timely and accurate manner.  Respects and maintains the confidentiality of information relative to the laboratory.  Adheres to all company and departmental policies and regulations to include attendance/tardiness and cell phone policies.  Works with minimal direction. Consults with team leaders or supervisor as needed.


Operates general office equipment, including but not limited to: telephones, computer keyboards, fax machines, copiers, and printers.  Effectively communicates via written, verbal, and electronic methods.


Principle Responsibilities:

  • Maintain slide and block files
  • Maintain a professional and personable attitude at all times.
  • Must be at the workstation, on time, daily
  • Monitor and manage shipments to and from internal and external storage
  • Manage and monitor referral (send out) testing requests
  • Maintain documentation as required within the department
  • Interact effectively with Team Leads and Supervisor to resolve complex issues
  • Adhere to established CPL policies, practices, and procedures
  • Maintains patient confidentiality, follows HIPPA guidelines per our Confidentiality Policy
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Flexibility in scheduling is required to cover the department.



Minimum – High School diploma or equivalent (GED)



Minimum – 2 years of customer service experience and/or experience in other department(s) at CPL or other high volume laboratory setting


Skills:  Develop effective and harmonious work habits and relationships.   Ability to complete assigned tasks with minimal oversight, timely and accurately.  Excellent customer service and communication skills.   Excellent problem solving skills.   Ability to cope with varied levels of workload and multiple tasks.     Must have the ability to communicate effectively and proactively on situations that require attention.    Ability to read, speak, and comprehend English. 


Reporting Relationship:  Reports to department Team Leader or Supervisor.


Physical Requirements:  Physical requirements include lifting and carrying up to 35 lbs.  Visual acuity, hand and eye coordination, and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and perform essential functions.  Subject to prolonged periods of sitting/working, in a confined workspace.  Reaching and handling documents is needed to perform essential functions.


Environmental Demands:  Works in temperature controlled environment with occasional exposure to biological and chemical hazards.  

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