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Requisition ID:  11471

Clinical Pathology Laboratory Submission Clerk

Job Summary

*Posted 9/16/2020*: At this time, this position is actively recruiting and accepting applications.


Communicate with and instruct clinicians, staff, faculty, referring veterinarians and students in the proper procedures for sample acquisition, submission and processing for tests run in the PU Clinical Pathology Lab as well as outside labs. Receives and processes lab samples, routes samples to the appropriate outside lab, process all appropriate paperwork (Lab requisitions, purchasing forms, mail forms, etc.) and enter billing information into the Hospital and Lab information computer systems. Handle all lab mail, receiving and shipping.



  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Two years of experience (at least one year experience in clerical or customer service, and the other year in clerical or customer service within a medical or vet office, medical or vet general, or laboratory experience)
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills and the ability to work under pressure  
  • Must be a self-motivated
  • Detailed orientated and great multitasking skills
  • Excellent telephone etiquette, organization, filing and basic math
  • Must have basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word/Outlook/electronic email and perform data entry



  • Knowledge of medical terminology


Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position  
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply