Spherion, in partnership with Exact Sciences, is recruiting multiple Laboratory Exception Handlers! This position is located within our client's Specimen Processing Laboratory where clinical specimens for Cologuard and COVID-19 tests are prepared. As an Exception Handler, you will ensure consistent and diligent execution of specimen processing, testing, and the timely generation of patient results.$3,000 Sign on BONUS!!These are direct-hire positions with two shift options available:- Saturday-Monday 6:00 am - 6:30 pm (East location)- Tuesday-Friday 12:30 pm- 11:00 pm (East and West location)Responsibilities:- Investigate and resolve specimen issues or test issues for the clinical laboratory and specimen processing department to ensure timely and accurate reporting of results- Maintain accurate records of problems and problem resolution related to specimen processing, specimen storage, specimen testing, inventory, and equipment- Handle and dispose of all specimens following standard precautions and applicable safety policies- Act as a point of contact for new employees, including being a part of the mentor program- Perform roamer duties, including providing the 2nd signature for specimen processing associates who encounter a kit with an exception- Share process improvement ideas while demonstrating an understanding of current processes- Follow proper specimen identification procedures in the execution of all job duties- Process laboratory specimens with emphasis on accuracy, timeliness, completeness, and compliance- Work to produce the best sample possible; document, follow through on problems, and work diligently to fix errors in a way that will not negatively impact patient results- Take ownership for any errors performed and keep them at an acceptable level- Other duties as assignedWorking hours: Various Shifts AvailableSkills:- Strong attention to detail and focus on quality output- Excellent problem-solving skills- Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff through both verbal and written communications- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing workloads and circumstances effectively and respond to new information quickly- Ability to lift up to 40 pounds for approximately 25% of a typical working day- Ability to work seated for approximately 50% of a typical working day. Ability to work standing for approximately 50% of a typical working day- Ability to comply with any applicable personal protective equipment requirementsEducation:High SchoolExperience:0-1 yearsQualifications:- High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required- 9+ months of experience working in a laboratory or similar environment doing sample handling/collection- Demonstrated understanding of laboratory terminology and equipment- Basic computer skills including internet navigation, email usage, and word processing- Experience working in a regulated field such as CAP, CLIA, FDA, or GMP and experience working with standard operating procedures/policies preferred Apply via the apply button in the top right hand corner today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.