Medical Laboratory Technologist I - PT/Nights at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
    10/17/2020
  • Job ID:
    20018775
  • Job Family
    Laboratory
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Description
YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A RESUME, LICENSURE,
CERTIFICATION WITH YOUR APPLICATION!
 

Laboratory Technologist – AdventHealth Orlando

Location Address: 601 EAST ROLLINS STREET, Orlando FL 32803

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth - Orlando

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
  • serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year
Work Hours/Shift: Part Time/Nights, M-F 10:00PM-6:30AM As Needed

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
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Technical skills and aptitudes related to the laboratory testing, procedures and processes performed in department or work area assigned
  • Follows and ensures adherence of staff, to the Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies; protects confidentiality of patient information and results at all times
  • Ability to work independently and adapt to varying priorities, including directing workflow with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain equipment/records and perform quality assessment activities
  • Ability to operate computer systems in order to maintain patient documentation, testing records, and other related documents
  • Ability to educate and train new staff in medical laboratory settings
  • Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with patients and their family, hospital staff, nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals
  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Associate degree in medical technology or related sciences with state licensure if required or appropriate national certification

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

    • Bachelor’s degree medical technology or related sciences with appropriate state licensure if required or appropriate national certification
    • One year of Clinical Lab experience
 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES
  • Conducts themselves in a calm and collected manner at all times
  • Demonstrates patient/customer focused, compassionate behavior
  • Takes responsibility for decisions, actions and results, and delivers on commitments
  • Cooperates and collaborates with team members and others
  • Complies with the Corporate Institutional Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines
  • Demonstrates compliance with all federal, state and local laws; rules and government
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team members, patients/customers and families
 
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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