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Pre Analytics Processing Technician I- Nights

Cleveland, Ohio
Job Type
3 Sep 2022
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, 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 Candidate 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.

A caretaker in this position will be provided with training in all skills needed to perform this role. 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 as well.

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.


  • 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.
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  • Job Reference: 703252180-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cleveland Clinic
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent