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Akron Children's Hospital
Akron, OH, United States
20 days ago
Akron Children's Hospital
Akron, Ohio, United States
20 days ago


About Akron Children’s Hospital

Akron Children’s Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we’re making it easier for today’s busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children’s Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children’s Anywhere app, we’re here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at


  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as they would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

M-F Days for the Metabolic Lab

The Analytical Chemist Technician will conduct routine analyses of laboratory specimens on all patient types to aid in the diagnosis of disease. Testing of specimens requires knowledge and application of laboratory science techniques, attention to detail and quality control, demonstrated skill with sophisticated testing equipment and computers, as well as troubleshooting and maintenance skills to maintain accurate functioning equipment.


  1. Use advanced instrumentation which includes Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GCMS) and Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LCMS/MS) as well as other analytical techniques to analyze chemical samples.
  2. Test chemical samples for quality control.
  3. Follows all hospital policies and procedures as well as all laboratory policies and procedures including but not limited to: specimen handling and processing, test analysis, reporting and maintaining records of patient results.
  4. Reports critical information for physician or caregiver as indicated by policy and within acceptable timeframes.
  5. Monitors inventory of consumables and reagents.
  6. Performs instrument maintenance.
  7. Responsible for adhering to and executing Good Lab Practices (GLPs).
  8. Other duties as assigned.

Technical Expertise

    1. Experience in clinical laboratory setting including recent experience in multiple laboratory disciplines is preferred.
    2. Knowledge of Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GCMS) Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC MS/MS) is preferred.
    3. Experience performing high complexity testing is required.
    4. Strong problem-solving skills.
    5. Strong analytical skills.
    6. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are required.
    7. Ability to work well under pressure to prioritize and complete required tasks and responsibilities in a timely and accurate manner.
    8. Experience working with various levels within an organization is required.
    9. Experience in healthcare is preferred.
    10. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word) or similar software is required.
    11. Experience working in an electronic medical record system (i.e. EPIC) or similar software is preferred.

Education and Experience

    1. Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science, Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry or closely related field is required.
    2. Licenses: None
    3. Certification:
    4. Years of experience: Minimum of 3 years of lab experience is strongly preferred.
    5. Years of experience in supervising: None

Full Time

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 59843834
  • Location:
    Akron, Ohio, United States
  • Company Name: Akron Children's Hospital
  • Position Title: Analytical Chemist Technician
  • Industry: Allied Health
  • Job Function: Lab/Medical Technologist (Non-Supervisory)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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