Laboratory Processing Clerk - Pathology Core Lab

Laboratory Processing Clerk - Pathology Core Lab


Biweekly Hours: 80.00

Shift: 1st shift (7:30a - 4p), M-F with rotating Wknds + Holi

The MetroHealth System is redefining health care by going beyond medical treatment to improve the foundations of community health and well-being: affordable housing, a cleaner environment, economic opportunity and access to fresh food, convenient transportation, legal help and other services. The system strives to become as good at preventing disease as it is at treating it. Founded in 1837, Cuyahoga County's safety-net health system operates four hospitals, four emergency departments and more than 20 health centers.


Performs a variety of duties in support of Clinical Pathology and Anatomic including but not limited to: processing patient specimens correctly and accurately; accessioning in Lab Information System/Health Information System (LIS/HIS); verifying orders, bar codes, labels, and aliquots; distributing patient samples; verifying sample acceptability and retrieval. Performs patient registration and clerical duties as necessary. Adheres to hospital guidelines, safety and regulatory requirements and quality control standards. Upholds the mission, vision, values, and customer service standards of The MetroHealth System.


Required: HS Diploma or passage of a high school equivalency exam. Strong knowledge of basic medical terminology. Solid problem solving skills. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Basic personal computer skills. Preferred: 2 years of experience in laboratory processing. Basic knowledge of Phlebotomy. Ability to type 25 wpm. Physical Requirements: May sit, stand, stoop, bend, and ambulate intermittently during the day. May need to sit or stand for extended periods. See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Finger dexterity to operate office equipment required. Ability to communicate in face-to-face, phone, email, and other communications. Ability to see computer monitor and departmental documents. Requires some exposure to communicable diseases or body fluids. Requires some exposure to chemicals.