Lab Technician

Cleveland Clinic

Akron, OH

Job posting number: #7245071 (Ref:ccf20414148)

Posted: May 14, 2024

Job Description

Join Cleveland Clinic Akron General where research and surgery are advanced, technology is leading-edge, patient care is world-class, and caregivers are family. Through providing the communities in and around Summit County with top-quality patient care, Akron General is recognized as one of the top hospitals in Ohio. Here, you will work with and learn from some of our best caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.   

As a Laboratory Technician, you will be a crucial front-line representative of our lab. Our lab’s goal is to provide the best patient care by assisting in the many avenues that help provide that care. You will be directly communicating with providers, caregivers, and patients that call. Your other duties include but are not limited to: 

• Processing routine and stat laboratory tests. 

• Performing specimen investigation procedures to resolve lab specimen issues and problems. 

Assisting with preparing specimens to be analyzed. 

Our ideal caregiver is someone who: 

Can work efficiently in a stressful environment. 

• Enjoys working in a team and has a positive attitude. 

Has the ability to multi-task and can adapt to change. 

Prioritizes patient care. 

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.


  • Evaluates validity of test results using quality control standards, instrumentation function checks, and/or department policies and procedures. Brings problems to attention of supervisor or lead medical technologist.
  • Initiates appropriate corrective action to alleviate any deficiencies of quality assurance standards or established specified limits.
  • Consistently coordinates all work with co-workers to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency during the assigned shift. Strives to be an effective and productive member of the institution.
  • Performs and documents preventive maintenance measures on department's equipment and instruments.
  • Provides general training to medical technology students and others in training and orientation.
  • Always shows an awareness of proper safety procedures.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge and understanding of computer functions.
  • Assists in compiling various data, statistics and reports.
  • Assumes personal responsibility for on-going continuing education and professional development as required by job duties.
  • Completes all mandatory in-service programs required within stated time frame.
  • Coordinates prioritization, receipt and delivery of laboratory specimens.
  • Verifies accurate documentation relative to specimen processing.
  • Accepts or rejects specimens according to established standards and performs specimen investigation procedures to resolve lab specimen issues or problems.
  • Prepares specimens for analysis; aliquots, transports and distributes specimens.
  • Aids in proper reagent and chemical solution preparation, labeling and storage.
  • Maintains instrumentation and equipment along with its cleanliness.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and record keeping procedures.
  • Maintains appropriate workstation supplies and inventory.
  • Maintains patient, specimen and tracking data using laboratory computer system.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school graduate with focus on chemical, physical, biological sciences or laboratory science.


  • None required

Complexity of Work:

  • Written and verbal communication skills.

Work Experience:

  • Familiarity with medical terminology.

Physical Requirements:

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

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:#7245071 (Ref:ccf20414148)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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