Laboratory Receiving Clerk | Full Time | Evening Shift

Job Requisition #: JR66904

End Date: 12/31/2023

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Laboratory

Shift: Evening Shift, No Rotation

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Christiana Care Health System is recruiting for a Laboratory Receiving Clerk to work full time evening shift. The schedule for this position is 2:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Every other weekend required. Weekend hours are 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 2 to 3 holidays per year required.

In this position, you will perform pre and post analytical functions that support the testing of specimens received in the General Laboratory.


  • Processes and sorts laboratory specimens and request slips. Prints and properly affixes identification labels to all incoming patient specimens. Prioritizes incoming work, ensuring samples for stat testing are delivered to the appropriate laboratory section in order to maintain stated turnaround times.
  • Follows established protocols for receiving Christiana Care phlebotomy collected specimens, including reconciliation of tracking slips from other Christiana Care laboratories and outreach sites.
  • Follows established protocol for verification of Power Chart requisition/specimen match for Emergency Department and in-house nurse collected samples. Utilizes patient demographic information such as name, date of birth, medical record number, financial number, physician and encounter to ensure accurate identification.
  • Registers outpatient drop-off samples accurately in Soarian. Selects the correct encounter and orders laboratory tests accurately in the LIS. Accurately completes agency registrations for drop-off samples.
  • Handles all telephone requests in a courteous manner. When appropriate, calls provider/nursing unit to clarify any confusion or question regarding requisitions or samples received. Seeks technical guidance from supervisor or laboratory MLS staff when needed.


  • High school graduate
  • Two years applicable clinical experience or equivalent college courses in the health care field
  • Knowledge of clerical methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of office equipment and machines

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks to support testing of specimens

  • Ability to utilize information to accurately identify patient and match specimen with request

ChristianaCare offers:

Incredible Work/Life benefits including medical/dental/ vision insurance coverage on your first day of employment, paid PTO, retirement plans, twelve weeks of paid parental leave, annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

If you 're inspired to make a difference, we invite you to become a ChristianaCare caregiver!

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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For the Love of Health.

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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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