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Lab Tech Assistant - New Vision Medical Laboratory Van Wert - PRN

Requisition R081546 Market Lima, Ohio Department NVL Van Wert Profit - New Vision Medical Lab, LLC - For Profit - JV Shift All Schedule Part-time

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Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position 
The Lab Tech Assistant prepares specimens for analysis by registering and accessioning orders via Hospital Information System and Laboratory Information Systems (clinical lab and/or anatomic pathology), verifying specimen acceptability. Performs established pre-analytical and analytical laboratory procedures, not requiring Medical Technologist, Histotechnologist, or Cytotechnologist interpretation, in accordance with established laboratory policy in an accurate, safe, and timely manner. 

Essential Job Functions
•    Performs waived and limited moderately complex testing as defined by Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).
•    Performs and reports testing and quality control procedures according to established protocols; evaluates specimen acceptability and implements corrective action within scope of training.
•    Provides support functions to technologists including the loading and maintaining of instruments, making up of reagents, thawing, pooling, importing, and issuing of blood products, and maintenance and function checks. 
•    Recognizes instrument and equipment malfunctions and keeps appropriate person(s) informed of problems, issues, and resolutions as needed. 
•    Operates, maintains, and repairs clinical laboratory equipment within the scope of training including routine preventative maintenance, calibrations, and safety checks.
•    Competently registers, enters insurance information, 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 minimizes lost specimens. 
•    Provides laboratory customer service to include request for add-ons, specimen collection information, phlebotomy requests, result inquiry, etc. 
•    Maintains inventory levels and stocks supplies 
•    When staffed in Microbiology department, culture setup of microbiology samples and gram stain preparation. Performs the MST (Micro Setup Time) as needed. 

High School Diploma / GED Required

Associates, Biology/Chemistry (preferred)

Laboratory experience (preferred)

Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.)   1-33%
Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.)    0%
Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.)    1-33%
Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.)    1-33%
Stoop/Kneel   1-33%
Crawling    0%
Climbing    0%
Balance    1-33%
Bending    1-33%
Sitting    67-100%
Walking    1-33%
Standing   1-33%

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:



NVL Van Wert Profit - New Vision Medical Lab, LLC - For Profit - JV

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. Registered Nurse
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