Lab Technician III-Molecular Pathology Pre-Analytics

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7116987 (Ref:ccf17160599)

Posted: November 29, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join Cleveland Clinic’s Main Campus as a Laboratory Technician III and experience being a part of nationally ranked hospital while building an exceptional career. Become a part of a supportive environment where everyone excels and is valued for what they bring to the team.

As a Laboratory Technician III, you will be responsible for specific laboratory specimens, orders, and information disposition. You will be performing and demonstrating an understanding of laboratory testing as well as technical and procedural problem solving. Working closely with our collaborative team, you will perform specimen investigation procedures to resolve lab specimen issues or problems. Your primary duties will include:

-Performing analytic tests and procedures.
-Monitoring test analyses and specimen examinations.
-Performing phlebotomy, histology and surgical pathology laboratory functions.
-Resolving and providing consultation for any procedural or technical problems.

Our ideal candidate is someone who:

- Shows strong critical thinking skills.
- Is a self-starter and detail-oriented.
- Comes prepared and willing to learn daily.
- Can work under minimal supervision and show decisive judgement.
- Works well in stressful situations.

This department offers volunteer opportunities to aid in funding for research and flexibility to educate those who serve. This position is primarily first shift weekdays with rotating first shift weekend day coverage. The work culture in this department is positive and communication is clear between all team members. You will be supported by leadership and professional development is encouraged. Cleveland Clinic will assist you by offering flexibility with your schedule, work life balance, and promotion opportunities.

Cleveland Clinic provides what matters most: career growth, delivering world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths. Join us and experience a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand.


  • Performs assigned analytical tests and procedures according to established and approved protocols.
  • Procures, receives, and processes specimens prior to testing.
  • Monitors test analyses and specimen examinations.
  • Performs assigned analytical tests and procedures according to established and approved protocols.
  • Performs accessioning to include sterile specimen handling techniques when needed.
  • Ensures compliance of all regulatory standards.
  • Maintains instrumentation and equipment.
  • Resolves and communicates procedural and technical problems.
  • Recognizes procedural and technical problems and takes corrective action within guidelines.
  • Performs duties of a Pediatric phlebotomist as required.
  • Procures, receives and processes specimens prior to testing.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Associate's degree in medical technology or histotechnology from an accredited institution or equivalent course work and eligibility from a recognized national certifying organization.
  • Five years of progressive lab experience may substitute for required education.


  • None required.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of two years of medical laboratory or histology technician experience.
  • Additional education or certification may offset required experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Typical physical demands include visual acuity to study specimens under a microscope and the ability to distinguish colors; manual dexterity to handle specimens and repair equipment; may require extended periods of sitting, standing and walking.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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Job posting number:#7116987 (Ref:ccf17160599)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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