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Henry Ford Health System Lab Assistant - Macomb Lab - 20 hrs - Midnights - in Clinton Township, Michigan


Under regular supervision, and according to established procedures, performs a variety

of routine laboratory support procedures including order entry, specimen/material pickup, transportation, tracking, receipt, and processing. May utilize a variety of information

systems to perform tasks. Operates and maintains pre and post analytic laboratory

equipment which may include laboratory automation. May perform occasional

phlebotomy service if required at that site. Interacts with patients, laboratory staff and

caregivers in a courteous and professional manner.


  1. Prepares patient specimens for laboratory testing with particular emphasis on preanalytic and post-analytic processes

  2. Accurately enters patient demographic, insurance, and test order information into

    variety of computer information systems according to standard protocols in a timely

    manner. Maintains confidentiality of patient information

  3. Reviews laboratory request forms for complete and accurate demographic and order

    entry information. Resolves and documents discrepancies as needed. Organizes

    and maintains storage of laboratory submission forms per protocol

  4. Exercises care in specimen handling, preparation, storage, and order entry to

    protect the identify and integrity of samples

  5. Performs and records maintenance for pre and post analytic laboratory equipment.

    Equipment includes specimen barcode label printers, freezers, refrigerators,

    centrifuges, glassware cleaning equipment, autoclaves as well as pre and postanalytic laboratory automation system as needed


  6. High school graduate or equivalent required

  7. Strong computer skills; Microsoft Office Suite or similar software

  8. Experience in a medical setting, hospital or clinic laboratory preferred

  9. Familiarity with medical terminology and human anatomy preferred

  10. Candidate with college-level course work in science preferred

Additional Information

  • Organization: Henry Ford Macomb Hospital

    Additional Details

    This posting represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described above.


Under the leadership of President and CEO Robert G. Riney, Henry Ford Health is a $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses, pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians.


Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry Ford Health has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.