Medical Technologist III Microbiology FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/20/2021

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    Tavares, FL
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Job Description

Medical Technologist III Microbiology AdventHealth Waterman
Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Waterman
Faith based organization
Career growth and advancement potential
High quality of life with low cost of living just outside of Orlando, Florida
Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Follows laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing.
  • Assists in establishing and adheres to laboratory Quality Control policies.
  • Performs and documents required maintenance, calibrations, and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation and test systems.
  • Performs and reports all laboratory patient testing in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Identifies problems that adversely affect test performance and reporting and resolves them in accordance with established laboratory policies and procedures. Documents specific action taken.   
  • Communicates with nursing floors, physician offices, and other clients with regard to critical and stat test results; problems with specimens and/or orders; properly documents communication.                  
  • Completes competency assessment requirements.
  • Assists with performance of laboratory Quality Assurance activities.
  • Assists with reference laboratory (send out) processes.
  • Assists in managing reagents and supplies.
  • Acts as a technical and clinical resource for support staff.
  • Assists in the training and in-servicing of laboratory personnel.
  • Assures workflow continuity through communication.
  • Maintains regular dialog with Laboratory supervisory / managerial staff concerning quality, safety, and Standard of Behavior issues within the department and the facility.
  • Demonstrates ability to accept and facilitate change.
  • Demonstrates commitment to all department and corporate compliance policies, watches for potential problems, relays concern to Director/Compliance Officer.  Demonstrates commitment to appropriate behavior and is familiar with reporting mechanism.
What You Will Need:
  • B.S. degree in Science or Medical Technology.
  • Active Florida Licensure as a Generalist Medical Technologist or Specialist Medical Technologist in one or more areas of the Laboratory required
  • Meet Federal Government CLIA requirements as a Technical Consultant.
  • Occasionally may act as shift supervisor in the absence of other supervisory personnel.
  • Must be proficient in the English language.
  • 2 years of clinical laboratory experience. Preferred
    Strong, positive interpersonal skills, problem-solving ability and time management skills
    Possesses organizational skills to function successfully in a fast-paced work environment
  • ASCP registration preferred
Job Summary:
Provides information for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease by conducting medical laboratory tests, procedures, and analyses.

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

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