Laboratory Assistant Monday through Friday 9pm to 5:30am ( Rotating Weekends ) at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/17/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Apopka, FL
  • Date Posted:
    1/17/2021
  • Job ID:
    20029244
  • Job Family
    Laboratory
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Description

Laboratory Assistant – AdventHealth Apopka

Location Address: 2100 OCOEE APOPKA ROAD

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Apopka

  • AdventHealth Apopka is a seven-story, 120-bed hospital offering an extensive range of services including expanded surgical services, advanced surgical suites and a catheterization lab
  • The hospital also features a 30,000-square-foot emergency department with pediatric-friendly beds, imaging services, a full-service cafeteria, chapel, gift shop and on-site fire station
  • The hospital opened in December 2017, replacing the 50-bed hospital that AdventHealth had operated in downtown Apopka for more than four decade

Work Hours/Shift: Monday through Friday: 9pm to 5:30am (Rotating Weekends)

 

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Receives, identifies, accessions, processes, and transports specimens in house and to offsite locations
  • Ensures work space is maintained in a safe, aseptic, and organized manner 
  • May be required to perform phlebotomy functions for all age groups
  • Fulfills clerical duties, including answering phones, data entry, and document filing
  • Batching and processes specimens and performs record keeping duties, as required by department
  • Cleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned laboratory equipment and spaces
  • Performs materials management duties, such as maintaining supply inventories and transporting equipment/supplies
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

Required:
  • Ability to draw and collect blood samples from patients, verify records, and prepare specimens for laboratory analyses

  • Ability to implement aseptic technique principles

  • Up-to-date knowledge of blood collector equipment, anticoagulants, special precautions, and interferences

  • Up-to-date knowledge of laboratory tests and laboratory ordering processes

  • Ability to process laboratory specimens with appropriate use of hospital and laboratory information systems

  • Ability to evaluate collected specimens for volume, collection containers, and related measures

  • Ability to accession specimens, evaluate samples for proper submission, and document issues

  • Ability to track and restock inventory, as appropriate

  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English

  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

 
Preferred:

•          N/A

 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • High School Education or equivalent
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

•          One year of technical experience

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

•          Basic Life Support (BLS) certification if required by facility

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

•          Phlebotomy certification or equivalent


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

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