Lab Associate

Location: Woburn, MA
Job ID: 151113-1A
Date Posted: Jul 16, 2020
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Winchester Hospital is a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job




  • 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

    Other Skills/Knowledge:

    Required:  For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team.

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


Full Time - 40 hours

3:00pm- 11:30pm, includes one weekend a month and holiday rotation.

About Us

Winchester Hospital serves the health care needs of many communities in northwest suburban Boston for acute-care inpatient services plus an extensive range of outpatient services and integrated home care. Since 1912, it has been a trusted pillar of the community, amassing an enviable list of professional awards and honors, including: an “A” safety rating from The Leapfrog Group, a ninth-in-the-state ranking on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list and repeated accolades as a top area employer. Winchester Hospital was also the first community hospital in the state to achieve Magnet® recognition, the industry’s gold standard for nursing excellence.

Winchester Hospital colleagues rally around our mission: To Care. To Heal. To Excel. In Service to Our Community. Our affiliation with Lahey Health furthers our mission by allowing us to offer patients streamlined, coordinated and comprehensive care, close to home.

Join our team and embrace our mission by applying today!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.