PCT (Current Employee), Brandon, FL – May 17, 2013
I learn more and more about my patients everyday the most enjoyable part about my job is getting to know my patients family and there concerns on what we could do to make there love ones lives even better.
In Office Phlebotomist (Former Employee), Beaumont, TX – May 16, 2013
I worked as an in office phlebotomist for Ouest Diagnostics where I was placed in a doctor's office. Began work at 8am and ended at 5pm. some days were very busy and others were very slow. I loved working in this setting! I learned how different an office setting was from a hospital setting! I believe it helped me strengthen my management skills due – more... to the fact I was the only IOP at this site! I never ran into anything that I would consider too difficult. I enjoyed meeting people and being a part of the office! – less
Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant (Former Employee), Voorhees, NJ – May 16, 2013
A typical day is opening up at 6:30 a.m. and make sure patients are in and out as quickly as I can. Ive learned everyone has a story. my boss and co-workers were more like family, we all went on family trips together and thats the enjoyable part. The hardest part of the job is getting attached to the weekly patients and they take sick
Senior Medical Technologist (Former Employee), Chantilly, VA – May 12, 2013
Cons: he hardest part of the job was to
working experience is mixed. A typical day is a very busy night shift. I learned not to trust everyone you work with. I also worked with some great staff members with excellent work ethics and concern for others. I am not going to say anything about management. The hardest part of the job is to work difficult nights without adequate staffing and schedule. The – more... most enjoyable part of the job is to know that one has given service to those in need. – less
Phlebotomist (Current Employee), Ft Valley,Ga – May 10, 2013
Pros: benefits and management
Cons: no room to recieve promotion
A typical day in my work place consist of approximately 30 blood draws per day. Properly check all insurance. Enter all labs per doctors orders. Make sure all labs are sent out per requierments.(Pour offs, frozens, cultures) I am the only Quest employee in my office. My management team is one of the best I have ever worked for. I love working with all – more... ages of patients in this office. The most enjoyable part of my job is knowing I am making a difference in each patients life I come in contact with. – less
Great benefits, but lacks on advancement opportunities and employee values.
Sales Support Specialist II- Clinical Trials (Current Employee), Collegeville, PA – May 9, 2013
Stress levels are moderate in the day-to-day work environment, but high motivation leads to great learning opportunities. Working independently and with a team provides valuable support for ease of job duties. There is a lot to learn within Clinical Trials and this knowledge and skill can be applied in all areas of the healthcare industry.
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee), Syosset, NY – May 8, 2013
Good company to work for, typical day sort my specimens and see what are the problems that either were omitted or names and demographics corrections, once this was done I will call the different Doctors' offices to clarify either tests, kind of specimen or demographics, being conscientious of getting the proper question to the right answer, enter corrections – more... in the system, delivered to the department to handle as stats specimens to be processed promptly. Once this was done, I will proceed to the adjoining office to do other functions, like unload slides from pap machines set them in order enter in the system and have them set for the different cytologists as also for some of the pathologists . Filing of requisitions, slides, setting also boxes for outside storage. sometimes If needed I will work at the regular laboratory doing data entry, for specimens that came In the afternoon, or doing the second part of Data entry which is to finish entering names and demographics. I will also send specimens that had no names or wrong names to the Doctors' office to be corrected being very observant that they will go to the proper offices observing the OSHA rules.
Got along with all coworkers, trying to be helpful and amicable – less
Productive workplace great environment to learn and grow.
Technology Solutions Consultant (Former Employee), Los Angeles, CA – May 8, 2013
Pros: company car, cell phone, computer
Cons: difficult to advance within the company due to downsizing.
A typical day working for Quest Diagnostics was rewarding in that you get the opportunity to assist providers with improving overall patient outcomes and gain a better understanding of what a provider daily workflow is like and the demands placed on them. I also had the opportunity to work with an excellent team of sales reps and managers that support – more... our efforts in the field. The most enjoyable part of the job was providing our development team with feedback and then later seeing the enhancements incorporated into our product. – less
Specimen Technician II (Former Employee), Tyler, TX – May 2, 2013
Pros: free uniforms every year
It is a very hectic day . I learned a lot especially the different test ordering and the requirements of the test. The management are really great. They are not there all the time which is great no pressure at all from my supervisor . I work on my own as the representative to the other lab. MY CO-WORKERS are always great to me. The hardest part of the – more... job is the hours that I work which was not favorable to my family. I enjoy processing the specimen in my own pace. – less
Student, Full-time (Former Employee), Princeton, NJ – May 2, 2013
There wasn't a thing I didn't enjoy about this place the employees were amazing. If I needed any help they were right there willingly and went above and beyond with teaching me and giving me information. My mentor was a great person. I still visit them occasionally to say hi. I learned more there then I had expected. Great place and the patients were – more... also great. The regulars were sad to learn I was only there temporarily. – less