Clinical Lab Technician at Vitalant in Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Health Care 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for performing routine testing of biological specimens.  Works with other team members to ensure timely, quality, test results.
Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations.  Brings compliance issues to the attention of management.
Assures quality customer service to all customers.
Maintains accurate records and documentation. Ensures maintenance of donor, patient and employee confidentiality.
Performs preparation and prequalification of reagents and routine testing of biological samples.
Performs routine maintenance on equipment and identifies equipment malfunctions and notifies appropriate personnel.
Performs equipment calibration.
Assists with monitoring supply and reagent levels and notifies appropriate personnel when new supplies are needed.
Maintains the cleanliness of equipment and work areas. Adheres to safety guidelines.
Assists process improvement teams, as required.
Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as assigned.



Knowledge/ Education


Bachelor's degree or equivalent necessary to meet regulatory requirements required.

CLIA requirements for high complexity testing required.

California testing requirements must be met within one year required.


Licenses/ Certifications










Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Must be highly organized and detail oriented; accurate and timely.

Ability to work in a team environment. 

Must possess good decision making skills. 

Must comprehend and apply clinical laboratory procedures and theory. 

Must maintain confidentiality.

Proficient computer skills to include input and retrieval of data.

Ability to stand for long periods of time, lift and bend.





Our organization is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to or call 1-844-220-2612 to let us know the nature of your request. A representative will respond to accommodation requests within two business days.   Please note that this email/phone number is for medical/disability accommodations only and any other inquiries will not receive a response.


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All candidates who receive a conditional written offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test in accordance with the Company's established guidelines.




All candidates who receive a conditional written offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test in accordance with the Company’s established guidelines