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averhealth Specimen Accessioner I in St. Louis, Missouri

At averhealth, our mission is to reclaim lives, unite families, and strengthen communities by creating and providing the smartest, most innovative solutions for substance use disorder treatment and recovery. We seamlessly integrate every element of our clients? testing needs including collections, laboratory services, results reporting, and every step in between. By joining averhealth, you will become part of a friendly and fast-growing organization with an important purpose. averhealth has a direct impact on someone?s road to recovery.

Hours: MUST be available to from 4:00 am to 12:30 pm

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Prepares specimen (urine) for analysis by receiving, opening, and pipetting in accordance with our standard operation procedures

  • Prepares excess specimen samples for storage

  • Enters sample information into software database

  • Prepares picklists and assemble urine and OF samples for confirmation testing

  • Disposes of samples after analysis is complete

  • Sends supplies to averhealth sites as needed

  • Maintains cleanliness of accessioning work areas

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Outstanding attention to detail

  • Ability to perform routine tasks with no errors

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-volume setting

  • Ability to manage time effectively

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds

  • Ability to pass a color blind test

  • Skill in the use of computers, especially applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook


  • High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience required

  • Accredited 2 year college degree or certificate highly desirable

  • Previous experience accessioning samples

  • Previous experience in a lab setting

  • Experience in a position requiring completion of a routine task is highly desirable


  • $12.00-$13.00 per hour based upon experience and qualifications.

  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Short-Term Disability

  • Long-Term Disability

  • 401(k)

  • Paid Time Off

  • Employee Referral Bonus

  • Community Outreach Program

  • and More!


The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

  • Ability to lift and/or move 25 pounds

  • Ability to have full body movement

  • Must have vision and hearing corrected to meet minimum acceptable norms

  • Ability to stand for a majority of the shift

averhealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an ?at will? relationship.