AdventHealthLaboratory Assistant I
Celebration, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

  • Pet Insurance*

  • Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full-Time

Shift : Monday - Friday Day's

Location: Celebration, FL

The role you’ll contribute:

The Laboratory Assistant performs various laboratory support procedures in assigned areas which may include phlebotomy and/or specimen processing in clinical and anatomical pathology areas. Work customarily involves practical knowledge in various laboratory procedures and support functions. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Performs assigned pre-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, which may include general equipment maintenance, function checks and documentation; inventory control and supply stocking; blood specimen collection to include phlebotomy and skin puncture for all age groups; biological specimen processing; cleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned laboratory equipment and spaces; and other pre-analytical activities.

  • Continually maintains work spaces in a neat, organized, and properly supplied; properly stores documentation and paperwork.

  • Performs post-analytical activities related to laboratory testing as needed to support assigned department.

  • Performs various support activities to facilitate operation of assigned department or work area, which may include answering the telephone, clerical and receptionist duties.

  • Assists in teaching new staff and Phlebotomy Students when assigned.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

Required:

  • Ability to draw and collect blood samples from patients, verify records, and prepare specimens for laboratory analyses

  • Ability to implement aseptic technique principles

  • Up-to-date knowledge of blood collector equipment, anticoagulants, special precautions, and interferences

  • Up-to-date knowledge of laboratory tests and laboratory ordering processes

  • Ability to process laboratory specimens with appropriate use of hospital and laboratory information systems

  • Ability to evaluate collected specimens for volume, collection containers, and related measures

  • Ability to accession specimens, evaluate samples for proper submission, and document issues

  • Ability to track and restock inventory, as appropriate

  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English

  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

Preferred:

N/A

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High School Education or equivalent

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

One year of technical experience

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification if required by facility

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

Phlebotomy certification or equivalent

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Central Florida

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $16.48 - $23.06

  • Location: Celebration, FL

  • Job ID: 24021036

  • Job Family: Laboratory

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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