Medical Technologist I, FT/Days (Up to 5K Sign-On Bonus) at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/11/2021

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  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Davenport, FL
  • Date Posted:
    11/11/2021
  • Job ID:
    21030601
  • Job Family
    Laboratory
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description
YOU ARE REQUIRED TO UPLOAD A RESUME, PROOF OF EDUCATION AND ANY LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION!
Medical Technologist I at AdventHealth Heart of Florida
Location Address:  40100 US Hwy 27, Davenport, FL 33837
 

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Heart of Florida

  • Up to 5K Sign-On Bonus and Relocation available
  • Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center, a 193-bed acute care facility, believes in providing quality, compassionate health care to the communities it serves
  • Heart of Florida is an accredited hospital by the Joint Commission and an accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society for Cardiovascular Patient Care
  • These distinctions mean that Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center puts quality health care front and center
  • Offering personalized care today Our patients deserve the best personalized care possible. And they do get the best at Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. Because of our size, we are able to offer professional and caring health care services in support of today's technology
  • Highly skilled nurses, together with other health care professionals, provide quality care with a personal touch
  • We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage
  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • Close proximity to Walt Disney World, Beautiful local golf courses available year round
  • Faith-based work environment
Work Hours/Shift:   FT/Days (Wednesday/Thursday 7a.m-5:30p.m--Saturday/Sunday 7:30a.m-6p.m.)
 
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Performs various support activities to facilitate operation of assigned department or work area, which may include answering the telephone, clerical and/or receptionist duties. Continually maintains workspaces in a neat, organized, and properly supplied; properly stores and safeguards documentation and paperwork.
  • Performs assigned pre-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, which may include general and analytical equipment maintenance, function checks and documentation; inventory control and supply stocking; specimen collection; 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 AdventHealth procedures, performance standards, and departmental competency standards. Participates in proficiency testing, consistently adhering to federal and state regulations as well as AdventHealth policies.
  • Performs post-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, reporting results (including highly abnormal results) in accordance with AdventHealth 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 leadership and mentoring 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.
  • Participates in, and has knowledge of, laboratory and hospital Performance Improvement activities, including evaluation of new equipment and/or procedures or methods methods
  • Adheres to the AdventHealth 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
  • 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 other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or work area
Qualifications

What Will You Need:  

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • AS degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Laboratory Science or equivalent education with a concentration in the aforementioned subject matters, Chemical Science or Biologic Science or Healthcare-related field
  • FL Clinical Laboratory technologist license in primary work area
  • National Certification as a Medical Technologist or Clinical Laboratory Scientist by an approved Board of Registry

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Laboratory Science or an equivalent Chemical Science, Biologic Science or Healthcare-related field
  • One-year analytical, technical experience in Clinical Laboratory setting, OR  Completion of a clinical internship in Medical Laboratory Science or equivalent program

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • FL Clinical Laboratory technologist license in primary work area
  • National Certification as a Medical Technologist or Clinical Laboratory Scientist by an approved Board of Registry

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Medical Laboratory Technologists performs various laboratory testing procedures in assigned areas as licensed.  Work customarily involves analytical testing of blood and/or other human biological specimens. Depending on campus and department, various pre-and post-analytical work processes are including in the work duties customarily performed; on-call hours may also be required. 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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