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Clinic Laboratory Assitant

Job ID REQ-2023-941 Omaha, Nebraska

Business: Boys Town National Research Hospital

Job Summary:

In a career as a Clinical Lab Assistant, you join us in providing life-changing care to patients from across the region. In this role, you will utilize knowledge of pre-analytic information/techniques to successfully perform capillary and venous blood collections. Evaluate specimen integrity and correlates test results to the clinical picture of each individual. Perform medical lab testing for patient diagnosis and treatment. Responsible for adherence to all policies and procedures relating to blood and body fluid, collection, processing, testing and storage.

Schedule: 9:00 AM-5:30 PM Monday-Friday, No weekends or Holidays

Location: Downtown Lab


  • Demonstrates advanced technical skill in the collection of blood samples and acts as a resource to clinic and hospital personnel.

  • Operates testing instrumentation and performs testing kits, evaluating results and reporting results according to established policies and procedures. Communicates with physicians and other appropriate staff concerning critical results.

  • Performs and records necessary quality control procedures.

  • Stocks supplies, fills supply orders for clinics and communicates supply needs to Clinic Supervisor or designee.

  • Assists nursing staff with inventory management of clinical supplies.

  • Acts as a departmental liaison to internal and external customers providing information related to specimen requirements, test results, and assisting with troubleshooting guidance and/or refers problems within departmental guidelines.

  • Participates in quality improvement projects in the clinic environment.

  • Attends required staff meetings and mandatory in-services.

  • Demonstrates initiative, accountability and efficient use of time and materials. This includes knowledge, self-direction, and accountability.

  • Promotes patient advocacy which assures patients' rights to privacy, safety, and confidentiality.

  • Provides patient care and education according to the patient population served.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Training in phlebotomy required.

  • BLS certification required.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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