Pre-Analytics Processing Technician II

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7245014 (Ref:ccf20419459)

Posted: May 15, 2024

Job Description

Join Cleveland Clinic's Main Campus where research and surgery are advanced, technology is leading-edge, patient care is world-class, and caregivers are family. 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 II, you will have a critical role in providing accurate results for lab testing as you process specimens. Some of your primary duties include:  

  • Specimen accession and processing.   

  • Daily quality assurance activities. 

  • Routine maintenance of equipment.  

The ideal future caregiver is someone who: 

  • Has at least one year of lab experience and/or an associate’s degree in a science-related field.  

  • Effectively manages multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.  

  • Can troubleshoot and problem solve.  

  • Is organized.  


Pre-Analytics Processing Technicians are provided with the training needed to be successful in this role. Technicians in this position have advanced their career into other technical positions or 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.
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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Job posting number:#7245014 (Ref:ccf20419459)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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