Pre-Analytic Processing Tech I

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7234687 (Ref:ccf20187010)

Posted: April 3, 2024

Job Description

Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world   

As a Pre-Analytics Processing Technician, you will be in a critical role at Cleveland Clinic. In this role, you will 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 performing problem solving functions and issue resolution.  

Communicating needed information to proper supervision.  

Actively performing quality and maintenance of equipment.  

Our ideal caregiver is someone who: 

Works well in a close-knit, teambuilding environment.  

Has strong attention to detail.  

Comes prepared with a willingness to learn.  

Can provide empathetic and compassionate patient-centered care.  

Can troubleshoot and problem solve in a fast-paced environment.   

In this position, you will be provided with all the training you need to succeed. You will have access to qualify for the Pre-Analytics Processing Technician II and III positions after a full year. Technicians from this position have also been able to move forward to other technical positions.  

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. 


  • Retrieves, sorts, tracks and delivers specimens.
  • Verifies specimen receipt in the lab.
  • Uses tracking software/devices.
  • Complies with safety SOP & regulations.
  • Performs problems solving functions (specimen sample discrepancies).
  • Maintains appropriate documentation.
  • Performs basic clerical functions (answer phone, computer data entry, etc…)
  • Communicates and documents essential information.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma/GED required


  • None required

Complexity of Work:

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

Work Experience:

  • Six months of patient care experience preferred. 

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.
Salaries [which may be] shown on independent job search websites reflect various market averages and do not represent information obtained directly from The Cleveland Clinic. Because we value each individual candidate, we invite and encourage each candidate to discuss salary/hourly specifics during the application and hiring process.

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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