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Medical Laboratory Data Entry Specialist

Company: State of North Carolina
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Description of Work

This is a REPOST. Previous applicants are still being considered for this position and do not need to reapply.*

The Pre-Analytical Services Unit's clerical team provides support for programs involved with the metabolic screening of newborns, hemoglobinopathies, blood lead testing, and virological/serological testing services. The primary purpose of this position is to provide data entry and data management support for an office/laboratory setting and verifying patient demographics through keyboarding and scanning forms. This position receives and handles phone calls from users of laboratory services concerning the status of test results, types of tests available, turn-around time for test procedures, etc. and other duties as assigned.

In addition to the responsibilities detailed above, the person in this position will be responsible for sorting and mailing of test reports, records management of requisitions and maintaining numerical and chronological files.

Salary Grade: NC02

Recruitment Range: $31,200 - $31,980

Position: 60041265

Exam Plan: 21-06446

About the Division of Public Health and the State Laboratory of Public Health

The NC Division of Public Health (DPH) works to promote and contribute to the highest possible level of health for the people of North Carolina - Everywhere, Everyday, Everybody.

At the State Laboratory of Public Health (NCSLPH), we provide medical and environmental laboratory services such as testing, consultation, and training, to public and private health provider organizations responsible for the promotion, protection, and assurance of the health of North Carolina citizens. The NCSLPH serves the entire state as a reference laboratory for difficult, unusual, or otherwise unavailable laboratory procedures and assist in the development, evaluation, and standardization of medical and environmental laboratory testing procedures. We provide training and consultation to improve and assure quality services in other laboratories and certify milk and water laboratories and milk analysts. Visit our website at http://slph.ncpublichealth.com to learn more.

Campus Amenities and Benefits at the State Laboratory of Public Health

We are located in Raleigh, NC. According to Forbes, we are ranked as one of the top 20 best places to retire and the 2nd most educated city in the country. US News & World ranks Raleigh among the top 15 places to live in the U.S.

* 220,000 square feet state-of-the-art facility
* Plentiful Free Parking
* Easy access to highways (70, 40 and 440), NC Museum of Art, Umstead State Park, healthcare providers, and shopping centers
* Proximity to globally and nationally ranked universities (NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke)
* Fitness area with exercise equipment, classes, and wellness activities
* Patio Dining with Umbrellas
* Weekly Food Trucks, including Double Food Truck Fridays
* Car Cleaning and Detailing Services On-site bimonthly
* Annual Flu Shot Clinic for Employees and Families
* Monthly and quarterly career development classes, including opportunities for traveling
* Employee Engagement and Staff Development Activities
* NCSLPH Employee Recognition Programs
* State Health Plan and State of NC Employee Benefits

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the application that they possess all of the following:

* Demonstrated experience with data entry and maintaining various types of files.
* Demonstrated customer service experience in a medical setting.
* Experienced entering data in a medical setting.
* Experience dealing with moderate to heavy phone inquiries.
* Experience with handling confidential and protected health information.
* Experience using a variety of office equipment.
* Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.
* Ability to interpret regulations, laws and policies and apply them to your everyday work.
* Ability to quickly learn new information and apply it.
* The ability to use correct spelling, punctuation and specialized vocabulary as demonstrated on your application.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

High school or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and one year of administrative experience;


an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supplemental and Contact Information

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence. Pre-Employment criminal background checks are required for some positions.

Division of Public Health (DPH) main locations, including their grounds, are tobacco-free as outlined in the Tobacco-free Campus Policy. All tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, e-hookahs, "vape products" and all smokeless tobacco products, may not be used in the indicated areas. For more information, please see the policy and FAQ posted here: http://publichealth.nc.gov/employees/

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. You will either receive a call to schedule an interview or an email notifying you when the job has been filled.

For technical issues with your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627. Applicants will be communicated with via email only for updates on the status of their application. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact HR, 919-707-5450.

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Keywords: State of North Carolina, Raleigh , Medical Laboratory Data Entry Specialist, Administration, Clerical , Raleigh, North Carolina

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