Position:  Laboratory Assistant (1202-39)
Location:  Cincinnati, OH
Job Id:  1202-39
# of Openings:  1

Laboratory Assistant (1202-39)
Deadline to Apply: 
Open Until Filled
Work Location:
Rivercity Correctional
3220 Colerain Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45225
Work Hours:  
Part Time/ 6:00 am-3:00 pm various days
Starting Salary: 
$18.72 an Hour 
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification): 
  • Any combination of training and work experience which indicates possession of the skills, knowledge and abilities listed below. 
  • An Associate’s degree from an accredited institution in the medical technology field is preferred.
  • Two years of laboratory experience is preferred.
  • Certification in medical technology preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license is required.
Job Duties (Summary):
  • Performs most functions involved with the in-house drug and alcohol testing of residents for the River City Correctional Center and for the Hamilton County Adult Probation Department.
  • Operates the urinalysis analyzer, testing urine samples for toxicology and drugs of abuse.
  • Calibrates and maintains laboratory equipment; keeps logs of these procedures.
  • Follows guidelines and procedures for urinalysis testing and collection.
  • Collects statistics for monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Testifies in court.
  • Assists in training facility staff in the urinalysis collection process.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality with respect to information obtained and processed in the operation of the facility.
  • Able to ensure compliance with local, state or federal standards or regulations regarding urinalysis testing and collection
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Considerable knowledge of standard laboratory operating procedures.
  • Knowledge of current urinalysis technology.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers, superiors and others.
  • Ability to read and prepare reports with recommendations.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to operate office equipment such as copier, computer, fax machine, calculator.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to remain calm in tense situations.

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