Medical Lab Technologist I PRN Nights Palm Harbor ER at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/20/2021

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Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Date Posted:
    11/20/2021
  • Job ID:
    21036038
  • Job Family
    Laboratory
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Description

Med Tech AdventHealth North Pinellas

Location Address: 1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth North Pinellas

  • Great Culture
  • Day One Benefits
  • Top Quality outcomes
  • Nurse Excellence Committee (NEC)/Governance
  • Leadership is accessible
  • Located on the Gulf of Mexico

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Participates in the evaluation of new laboratory techniques and procedures
  • Assists with data collection and special projects, as assigned
  • Assists in the documentation and submission of required laboratory, departmental, and staff statistics/reports
  • Performs assigned pre-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, which may include general and analytical equipment maintenance, function checks and documentation; specimen collection as needed; biological specimen processing; cleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned laboratory equipment and spaces; quality control and calibration performance; and other pre-analytical activities
  • Performs all expected tests and analytical procedures for assigned department or work area efficiently and accurately, according to established procedures, performance standards, and departmental competency standards. Participates in proficiency testing, consistently adhering to federal and state regulations as well as Institutional policies
  • Performs post-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, reporting results (including highly abnormal results) in accordance with established procedures. Provides and acts on technical and support information related to the elements of laboratory testing for all age groups, neonatal through geriatric patients
  • Provides orientation and training to new employees and medical technology students as needed, under the direction of the lab leadership. Appropriately documents orientation and training of new employees and medical technology students
  • Provides guidance to technicians and support staff, resolution to customer service issues within guidelines, and support education to clinical staff as appropriate or requested. Facilitates workflow when necessary
  • Recognizes that the attainment of knowledge is every employee’s responsibility & accepts accountability for staying current on all written or electronic communication
  • Follows appropriate safety policies including the appropriate use of PPE, handwashing, and hazardous chemical handling. Demonstrates understanding and adheres to Chemical Hygiene plan and Infection Control policies. Employee job duties may include transport of hazardous waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area; employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling hazardous waste) and refresher training to include proper handling and transport of hazardous waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment
  • Performs various support activities to facilitate operation of assigned department or work area
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Associates’ degree in medical technology or related sciences with state licensure if required or appropriate national certification
  • Certification from ASCP, AMT, or AAB as a Med Tech or Scientist

Job Summary:

The Medical Laboratory Technologist I is responsible for the processing and testing of all laboratory specimens and reporting of results in all areas of the clinical laboratory. Maintains accurate laboratory records. Follows laboratory policies and procedures; maintains quality control practices in the Laboratory.


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

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