Lab Assistant All Location Variable Shifts at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/14/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
    7/14/2020
  • Job ID:
    20012695
  • Job Family
    Laboratory
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    N - N/A

Job Description


Description
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Laboratory Assistant - AdventHealth - Multiple Locations 
 
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth - Multiple Locations 
  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country.
  • AdventHealth Kissimmee has recently expanded to include a new medical office building, patient tower, and new main interest; also conveniently located near Walt Disney World.
  • AdventHealth Celebration was designed as a Mediterranean resort-style facility to serve as a cornerstone of health in Disney's planned community of Celebration, Florida.
  • AdventHealth Altamonte is the largest satellite campus within the AdventHealth system, AdventHealth Altamonte has been providing state-of-the-art healthcare to the community since 1973. Consistently named "Best Hospital" for overall quality, reputation, doctors and nurses by local residents.
  • AdventHealth Apopka is a seven-story, 120-bed hospital offering an extensive range of services including expanded surgical services, advanced surgical suites and a catheterization lab. AdventHealth Apopka hospital also features 30,000-square-foot ED with pediatric friendly beds, imaging services, a full-service cafeteria, chapel, gift shop and on-site fire station.
  • AdventHealth Winter Park chartered in 1951, over the years the hospital has continually expanded to meet the needs of the community, adding an upscale Obstetrics and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at The Dr. Phillips Baby Place, cancer care at the AdventHealth Cancer Institute, Winter Park, and state-of-the-art surgery, recovery and rehabilitation at the AdventHealth Orthopedic Institute.
  • AdventHealth East Orlando, a 265-bed community hospital, has been serving East Orlando residents since 1941 as an innovative local leader that fills a vital need in a fast-growing area.
  • AdventHealth Winter Garden, is a three-story facility chartered in 2016. Located across from Winter Gardens Village at Fowler Groves. 
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time/Part Time/PRN
 
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • 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:
  • Technical skills and aptitudes related to the laboratory procedures or processes performed in department or work area assigned.
  • Able to effectively communicate verbally and in written form in English with patients, staff, and customers of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective, and professional manner.
  • Ability to read text and numbers in English, with demonstrated ability to comprehend, measure, reason, match, problem solve, and exercise judgment under supervision.  Ability to respond appropriately to buzzers, bells, flashing lights, and pagers.
  • Ability to learn and apply computer related applications and programs, including using electronic keyboards and other peripheral devices.
  • Mature judgment and the ability to handle confidential information within AdventHealth guidelines and applicable regulations.
  • Ability to handle infectious biological specimens, caustics, toxic chemicals and/or irritants appropriately and safely.
Preferred:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 1-year experience in hospital laboratory setting appropriate to department work assigned.
  • Completion of Blood Collection Program, Medical Assistant Program, or similar training program appropriate to anticipated department assignment, OR
  • Nationally certified in blood collection if phlebotomy duties are required, OR  
  • Certification as a Lab Assistant
 
Job Summary:
 

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.

 
 


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

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