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Beth Israel Lahey Health Lab Associate, 40hr - Evenings (3:00pm-11:30pm) in Woburn, Massachusetts

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Evening (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Contributes to the Hospital’s mission by performing pre-analytical processes to prepare specimens for testing. This clinical-support staff position will have an impact on patient care and patient and physician satisfaction by accurately and expeditiously handling their aspect of the laboratory testing process.

Job Description:


Consistent with the PROMISE principles and inherent in a hospital environment, employees must be flexible in meeting patients’ and the Hospital’s needs. While the list below describes the primary functions of this job, all employees at Winchester Hospital need to recognize that an essential element of their job is the ability to respond to unanticipated and/or changing situations. This may result in assuming responsibilities or tasks which are not on this list.

As part of the Laboratory team, this position, under the direction of the laboratory technologist/ technician, is responsible for the following:

  • Perform the pre-analytical steps in specimen processing including, but not limited to, sorting, centrifuging, aliquoting and generating work lists

  • Perform tests that are waived by the CLIA and other regulatory agencies.

  • Confirming specimens received match the appropriate test requirements.

  • Preparing specimens for shipments and/or courier to deliver to reference laboratory.

  • Interacts with reference labs, physician offices, clinicians, and others, providing superior customer service and clinical information within their scope of practice.

  • Orders and stocks supply ensuring adequate reference lab and other materials are on hand to optimize sufficient levels of inventory given limited storage space.


  • Each lab sections perform a variety of tests.


Education/Experience :


  • Associates degree in a science field


  • The equivalent credits towards a science related Bachelors program


  • At least 18 months work experience in specific laboratory department.


  • A combination of education and experience so be equivalent of the requirement options noted above.

Additional Experience :

  • Preferred: Previous experience in medical laboratory or phlebotomy skills

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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