Specimen Accessioner

Department: MiDOG Animal Diagnostics
Location: Tustin, CA

Job Summary:

Discover a rewarding opportunity with Zymo Research! As a valued team member, you will play a vital part by actively contributing to accurate data entry and collaboration with clinics and hospitals, showcasing your skills in meticulous task execution. Your efforts will guarantee the delivery of top-notch results for customers passionate about infectious disease testing for all animals.

Join us in making a meaningful impact!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Data entry: enter specimen information into laboratory information system (LIS).
  • Resolve and document any problem specimens
  • Completes all paperwork required to process and submit specimens.
  • Coordinate with clinics, hospitals, etc. for sample submission process
  • Follows standard sequences/coding when entering data and corrects, edits, and/or verifies data.
  • Package and ship orders of sample collection supplies for MiDOG customers, record sample IDs and tracking information in the laboratory information system.
  • Ideally the candidate would be open to laboratory work as well, involving a lysis step of animal blood samples.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma required, Associate Degree is a plus
  • 1-2 years of experience in laboratory accessioning is advantageous
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Previous experience in a medical office or diagnostic laboratory is preferred

About Us:

Since its inception in 1994, Zymo Research has been proudly serving the scientific community by providing innovative, reliable, and high-quality research tools and products. Whether it's DNA, RNA, epigenetics, microbiomics, protein, or yeast-based research, our philosophy remains the same: To provide the highest quality products in the industry while ensuring they are both simple to use and reliable in their performance.

Recognized as a Top Workplace by the Orange County Register in 2021, 2022, and named a Top Workplace USA in 2023, Zymo Research continues to be a vibrant community where employees thrive, feel connected, and are inspired by their work. If you are passionate about contributing to scientific advancement and want to be part of an exceptional team in a dynamic, growing company, we'd love to hear from you!


The estimated base compensation range for this position is $20 to 22 per hour at the time of posting. Actual compensation details will be provided in writing at the time of offer, if applicable, and is based on several factors we believe fairly and accurately impact compensation, including geographic location, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other job permitted factors.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Zymo Research welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. These include sex, age, color, race, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical & mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other protected status as defined by federal, state, or local law.


Onsite – 14762 Bentley Cir. Tustin, CA 92780

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