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Laboratory Technician


The teammate will be responsible for the day to day operation of the laboratory and for performing the daily technical responsibilities for laboratory operation according to CLIA and state regulations under the supervision of the technical consultant or laboratory director.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, these include but are not limited to the following. Other functions may be assigned, and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions:

  • Monitoring of the daily performance of the laboratory through the stated quality control and quality assurance programs of the laboratory

  • Demonstrates knowledge of quality control policy and Performs and evaluates all patient and quality control testing

  • Accurately performs quality controls, evaluate the results, and performs and ensures that all corrective or remedial action taken if the laboratory control deviates from the laboratory’s stated quality control policy before any patients test results are reported

  • Documents and performs the monthly reviews of the laboratory test systems as established in the quality assurance policy

  • Demonstrates the ability to properly collect, identify, process, and report results of specimen samples

  • Properly labels and collects correct patient information to ensure patient integrity

  • Demonstrates ability to perform the daily operation of instrument/equipment

  • Troubleshoots any instrument problems and performs required instrument maintenance according to manufacturer’s guidelines

  • The teammate may be delegated other responsibilities at the discretion of the laboratory director or technical consultant

  • Demonstrates knowledge of infection control policy and use of personal protective equipment

  • Assuring compliance with HIPPA and CFR 42 part 2 regulations

  • Collaboration with healthcare providers outside of Family Counseling & Rehabilitation Center of Ohio to assure continuity of care

  • Collaboration with all members of the multidisciplinary team to enhance patient experience and continuity of care

  • Competence with computer system, fax machine, printer/copier, and laboratory equipment/machinery

  • Understands and demonstrates procedure for spills and how to use MSDS sheets

  • Understands and demonstrates emergency drills

  • Understands and demonstrates safety policy and procedures

  • Consults and reports with supervisor regarding any regulatory and legal implications


Education and Experience:  MT - Bachelor’s degree in laboratory science (medical technology) with at least one year experience in a high complexity laboratory OR MLT - Associates degree in laboratory science with at least two years’ experience in a high complexity laboratory. Willingness to continue training/education in addiction recovery and therapeutic regimens

Computer Skills:  Basic phone, computer, electron skills (email, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Internet, Fax, Copier, etc.)

Other Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to Prioritize tasks with minimal supervision

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a multidisciplinary team environment

  • Ability to work with compassion for others regardless of race, cultural background, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or any other issue that would be a potential therapeutic barrier to helping someone with addiction issues

  • Basic Computer skills (email, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Internet)

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from patients and other members of a multidisciplinary team

  • Ability to continually multitask while maintaining a calm and professional demeanor


  • Frequent sitting, standing, and walking for 8-12 hour shifts

  • Frequent use of fine motor skills to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls and ability to reach with hands and arms on a regular basis

  • Intermittently required to lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds

  • Consistently required to talk and/or hear

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus along with the ability to read, analyze, and interpret procedures and/or instructions

  • Some assignments may require ability to have or arrange for dependable means of transportation to other clinic locations, meetings, or community events


Work is performed primarily in office, individual owned and insured vehicles, and outdoor settings, in all weather conditions, including temperature extremes, during day and night shifts. Work is often performed in emergency and stressful situations. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet in office settings and moderate in other situations.

Laboratory Technician: CV
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