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Laboratory Services

A Truly Unique Opportunity


Our Clinical Lab staff perform a wide range of testing services:

  • Transfusion services – responsible for type- and cross-matching blood components and antibody screening
  • Flow Cytometry – advanced technology used to properly diagnose patients with four-color analysis for leukemia and lymphoma patients
  • Toxicology – forensic and clinical drug testing that is performed by HPLC, GCMS, LCMS/MS and chemistry / immunochemistry platforms
  • Special Functions ─ performs testing in: serology, autoimmune, infectious diseases, tumor markers and prenatal
  • Critical Care Lab – total laboratory automation system for hematology, coagulation, chemistry, urinalysis and immunochemistry
  • Microbiology ─  full-service lab providing bacteriology, virology, mycology, mycobacteriology and parasitology testing
  • Molecular Microbiology – perform testing for infectious diseases such as HIV, HCV and CMV
  • Rapid Response Lab – located at University Hospital East, with chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, coagulation and blood banking services
  • Outpatient – dayshift clinic labs located on the main campus and in Dublin, performing chemistry, hematology, urinalysis and coagulation transfusion, flow cytometry and toxicology

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we recognize that our clinical laboratory staff play a vital role in providing information that allows clinicians to better diagnose​ and treat our patients. We offer the most advanced testing methodologies and instrumentation, giving our clinical lab professionals the tools necessary to offer world-class care and improve people’s lives.

Clinical Excellence

  • First hospital in the United States to install a second-generation Beckman Coulter IDS automation system
  • Only completely automated critical care laboratory in central Ohio
  • Use latest rapid molecular-based te​sting for infectious disease through real-time PCR and other gene amplification methods performed at our Molecular Microbiology laboratory
  • Clinical lab outreach laboratory testing services performed for more than 600 regional and national clients

Continuing Education and Career Success

  • Opportunity, as part of an academic medical center, to work with complex cases and rare diseases alongside knowledgeable professionals, including pathology residents
  • Thorough orientation program and ongoing, guided assistance
  • No-cost continuing education opportunities, including online credits through the Beckman Coulter educational series, CAP and Mayo Clinic audio conferences, pathology lectures and grand round
  • Lab continuing education committee and dedicated lab Website for free continuing education credits
  • Career growth, vertical mobility and cross-training offered
  • Our clinical labs department is affiliated with the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences as a clinical site for Med Tech students

Learn more about these services and our career opportunities by e-mailing recruitment@osumc.edu or searching through a list of current openings.