Medical Technologist PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 12/24/2021


Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Medical Technologist PRN

Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778


Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Waterman

  • Career Growth and Advancement Potential
  • Join a Faith Based, Non-Profit Healthcare Organization
  • Community Based Hospital Focused on Patient Care

Work Hours/Shift:


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 concerns to Director/Compliance Officer.  Demonstrates commitment to appropriate
  • behavior and is familiar with reporting mechanism.
  • Receives specimens from outside clients, in house deliveries, and pneumatic tube system; checks specimens against order for correctness; records receipt in LIS system; attaches laboratory labels and delivers specimens to appropriate laboratory area.
  • Uses LIS system for collection verification, ordering, canceling, and inquiry functions.
  • Assists in stocking store room and work areas with supplies of varying weight and size.
  • Organizes work area and adheres to infection control policies.
  • Creates reports, memos, letters, and other communications as needed.
  • Participates in team interviewing when requested.
  • Other duties as assigned

What You Will Need:

  • B.S. degree or A.S. degree in Medical Technology
  • B.S. degree in Science or Medical Technology with at least 2 years of clinical laboratory experience
  • 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.
  • ASCP registration
  • Must complete annual competency assessment as required by the College of American Pathologist (GEN. 55500)
  • Demonstrate commitment and follows AdventHealth’s Standard of Behavior
  • Strong, positive interpersonal skills, problem-solving ability and time management skills
  • Possesses organizational skills to function successfully in a fast paced work environment.

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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