Nationwide Children's Hospital

Medical Lab Assistant - Lab Central Processing

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/25/2020 1:57 PM)
Requisition ID


 Medical Lab Assistant


Full Time; Benefits Eligible

Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm with rotating weekends, holidays, and on-call


We are seeking a Medical Lab Assistant - The Lab Support Associate is responsible for providing clerical and patient care support, especially in regards to specimen collection and specimen processing, as assigned. Duties include, but are not limited to: obtaining patient information, registration, specimen collection and processing.

Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?

Why Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud



What Will You Be Doing?

  • Maintains the technical skills required in the laboratory. Including phlebotomy, specimen collection, specimen processing, and specimen delivery and storage. May perform Waived Testing.
  • Performs clerical tasks and order entry while maintaining knowledge of processing protocols and understands how to obtain basic information related to testing criteria. Maintain equipment and performs maintenance.
  • Performs and documents daily, weekly and monthly tasks on assigned work area task lists.
  • Provides customer service in an efficient and effective manner to assure customer satisfaction and quality patient care. Including the ability to change manner of communication styles to adapt to various cultural differences.
  • Addresses client concerns by researching problems and identifying resolutions, using basic troubleshooting skills.


o fulfill this role successfully, you must possess these minimum qualifications and experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One to two years clinical laboratory/ medical experience and office experience.
  • Two years of pediatric phlebotomy experience preferred.

Minimum Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting/Standing Constantly (67-100%)
  • Seeing Constantly (67-100%)
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds Occasionally (0-32%)


The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.


EOE M/F/Disability/Vet


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