Pre Analytics Processing Technician II

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7136154 (Ref:ccf18031092)

Posted: March 24, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the Cleveland Clinic team at Main Campus where you will work with talented caregivers to provide world-class care. As an organization dedicated to the well-being of both employees and patients, Cleveland Clinic has been named one of the country’s Best Workplaces in Health Care. We are committed to serving the community and treating our patients as family on a day-to-day basis.

As a Pre-Analytics Processing Technician II, you will be working a critical role to provide accurate results for lab testing as you process specimens. Your primary duties will include:
- Preparing specimens for analysis.
- Complying with basic regulations when testing.
- Documenting and perform problem -solving functions and issue resolution.
- Communicate needed information to proper supervision.
- Actively performing quality and maintenance of equipment.

The ideal future caregiver is someone who:
- Works well in a close-knit, team-building environment.
- Has strong attention to detail.
- Comes prepared with a willingness to learn.
- Can provide empathetic and compassionate patient-centered care.
- Can troubleshoot, problem-solve and multitask in a fast-paced environment.

Pre-Analytics Processing Technicians are provided with training in all skills needed to be successful in this role. Technicians in this position have been able to advance their career into other technical positions or after one year of employment, qualify for the Pre-Analytics Processing Technician III role.

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.


  • Receives and accession specimens into the LIS (Lab Information System).
  • Prepares specimens for analysis.
  • Performs manual processing (centrifuge, aliquoting, and routine maintenance)
  • Performs problem solving functions and is responsible for advanced problem solving/ issue resolution
  • Assumes compliance with basic regulations (temperature monitoring)
  • Performs QA activities (pending log audit)
  • All duties of the Laboratory Processing Technician I to include:
    • Retrieves, sorts, tracks and delivers specimens.
    • Verifies specimen receipt in the lab.
    • Uses tracking software/devices.
    • Complies with safety SOP & regulations.
    • Maintains appropriate documentation.
    • Performs basic clerical functions (answer phone, etc.)
    • Communicates and documents essential information.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Associate’s degree preferred (preferably in Science)


  • None required

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Requires strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Must be able to work independently and with minimal supervision

Work Experience:

  • One year lab experience required.
  • Associate’s degree (or equivalent credit hours) can offset up to one year of experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Manual dexterity to perform specimen handling techniques and to take measurements
  • May require extended periods of standing, walking and/or sitting.
  • Handles and transports bio hazardous materials.
  • Visual acuity, including the ability to distinguish colors.
  • Must have normal or corrected vision.
  • Must be able to lift and/or carry up to 25 pounds.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as defined in the exposure control plan.

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:#7136154 (Ref:ccf18031092)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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