Prepares laboratory specimens for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing. Unpacks specimens from branches or ports and routes specimens by type to various staging areas. Prepares all specimens received for testing in designated laboratory departments or locations such as staging of specimens, centrifuge, separate serum, and blood smears. Aliquots sample for departments. Prepares excess specimen samples for storage and resolves and document problem specimens. Inputs and extracts data from the laboratory computers. Demonstrates knowledge and competency using the laboratory information system to accurately order test indicated on the requisition. Demonstrates a working knowledge of specimen requirements for testing such as serum, plasma or whole blood, tissue and body fluids.