Clinical Laboratory Technician - Full Time - Evenings

Job Description

Performs routine laboratory test procedures (waived and moderately complex) and support functions in the testing area. Assigned duties are limited by the experience the individual brings to the job and specific training protocols completed.


Performs waived and moderately complex testing as defined by CLIA. Performs and reports testing according to established protocols, including evaluation of specimen acceptability. Handles problems appropriately and exhibits good judgment. Operates, maintains, and repairs clinical laboratory equipment within the scope of training including routine preventive maintenance, calibrations, and safety checks. Keeps appropriate persons informed of instrument problems and resolutions.

Performs and records all quality control procedures. Evaluates the results of quality control and implements corrective action within scope of training. Recognizes instrument and equipment malfunctions. Keeps appropriate persons informed of problems and issues.

Provides support functions to technologists including the delivery of samples to the work area, loading of samples onto instruments and filing samples in the sample archiving system;

Also, may assist with thawing, pooling, importing, and issuing of blood product

Competently accessions, triages and processes specimens in preparation for testing and transit. Follows established guidelines for centrifugation and aliquoting of samples. Uses computer programs to track specimen transport and minimize lost specimens.

Maintains currency in the field through participation in continuing education opportunities.



Please describe any specialized knowledge or skills, which are REQUIRED to perform the position duties. Do not personalize the job description, credentials, or knowledge and skills based on the current associate. List any special education required for this position.

EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED required;


REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Prior experience is preferred.