Reading Hospital

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Laboratory Careers

Reading Hospital is the largest employer in the area for laboratory professionals. Our laboratory is one of the state’s largest comprehensive and progressive clinical laboratories, performing nearly seven million tests annually. Our lab provides a wide range of clinical and anatomical services, offering a broad assortment of career opportunities for laboratory professionals.

The scope of the clinical laboratory includes:

  • Chemistry
  • Coagulation
  • Courier Services
  • Cytology
  • Hematology
  • Microbiology (including molecular testing)
  • Phlebotomy (inpatient and outpatient centers)
  • Point of Care Testing
  • Specimen Processing/Receiving
  • Transfusion Services
  • Urinalysis

Common positions include: medical technologists, clinical laboratory scientists, medical laboratory technicians, cytology technologists, histologists, pathology assistants, laboratory assistants, and phlebotomists.

“Since Reading Hospital is a large facility, I feel we are able to invest in the latest state-of-the-art technology, which only benefits our patient population in our ability to detect diseases and help them to maintain good health. We are currently interfacing a new computer system in our lab that will increase our ability to analyze lab specimens in a more timely manner and also decrease the incidence of errors.”

Holly, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Hematology/Coagulation Laboratory