Lab Technician II

Cleveland Clinic

Mentor, OH

Job posting number: #7151718 (Ref:ccf18516378)

Posted: June 2, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


  • Receives and accessions specimens into the LIS.
  • Retrieves, sorts, tracks and delivers 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.
  • Performs manual processing (centrifuge, aliquoting, and routine maintenance. 
  • Maintains patient, specimen and tracking data using laboratory computer system, tracking and software/devices.
  • Communicates and documents essential information.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and record keeping procedures.
  • Performs basic clerical functions and places work orders.
  • Other duties as assigned.


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


  • None required.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • Requires strong organizational and time management skills.

Work Experience:

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

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform specimen handling techniques and to take measurements.
  • Ability to perform work in a stationary position for extended periods.
  • Ability to move throughout the department and hospital system.
  • Handles and transports bio hazardous materials and potential carcinogens.
  • Ability to differentiate color, hue, saturation and tones.
  • Ability to lift/move up to 50 lbs.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Join Cleveland Clinic’s Main Campus as a Lab Technician II and experience being a part of nationally ranked hospital while building an exceptional career. Become a part of a supportive environment where everyone excels and is valued for what they bring to the team.

As a Lab Technician II, your daily activities, actions and duties will have a direct impact on the lab’s ability to maintain compliance requirements, avoid rush orders of reagents and provide proper testing needed for patient care. Your primary duties will include:
• Participating in inventory management and reagent handling, as well as other operational duties.
• Responsibility for specific laboratory specimens, orders and information disposition.
• Performing specimen investigation procedures to resolve lab specimen issues or problems.
• Performing general lab and quality assurance procedures.

The ideal future caregiver is someone who:
• Is self-motivated, detail-oriented and double checks their work for accuracy.
• Works professionally in a team environment.
• Has an aptitude to learn the Microsoft Access database program.
• Is innovative in their ability to handle inventory processing and workflows.
• Demonstrates excellent communication and leadership skills.

By taking this opportunity, you will be encouraged to set personal goals that align with the lab’s business goals, gain exposure to the operations and compliance requirements of a clinical laboratory, and work in a culture of continuous improvement that welcomes new ideas and innovative thinking.

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.
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:#7151718 (Ref:ccf18516378)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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