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AdventHealth Laboratory Assistant II Nights in Tarpon Springs, Florida

Description

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : Nights

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth North Pinellas

The role you’ll contribute:

The Laboratory Assistant II performs various laboratory support procedures in assigned areas which may include phlebotomy and/or specimen processing in clinical and anatomical pathology areas. The Laboratory Assistant II must meet the required basic continuing education and department specific requirements. Work customarily involves practical knowledge in various laboratory procedures and support functions. May be asked to perform any of the following non-technical functions

The value you’ll bring to the team:

•Performs assigned pre-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, which may include:

oCollects patient, physician and test order information in order to create patient accounts. This includes verifying patient identification, insurance information, physician credentials and test order requirements.

oBlood specimen collection to include phlebotomy and skin puncture for all age groups

oGeneral equipment maintenance, function checks and documentation

oReceives, and processes patient specimens which includes separating specimens by centrifugation prior to testing. May include transporting.

oAliquots different sample types, if needed, and either loads preanalytical instruments, which include automated stainers, or delivers them to the testing department

oCytopreparatory staining

oAccessioning of surgical cases that requires a knowledge of anatomy.

oReceive and set up cultures. Inoculation of different petri dishes for bacterial growth

oBlood and/or Blood Component processing, storing, shipping, modifying and selecting compatible products using a validated Transfusion Information System

oPerforms periodic preventive instrument maintenance and quality assurance procedures as assigned

oCleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned laboratory equipment and spaces, and other pre-analytical activities.

oInventory control and supply stocking

•Continually maintains workspaces in a neat, organized, and properly supplied; properly stores documentation and paperwork.

•Performs post-analytical activities related to laboratory testing as needed to support assigned department.

•Performs various support activities to facilitate operation of assigned department or work area, which may include answering the telephone, clerical and receptionist duties.

•Assists the Laboratory management with special projects as assigned.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High School Grad or Equiv

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

•High School Education or equivalent

PREFERRED:

•Completion of a phlebotomy training program

•Six Months in AdventHealth Lab

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

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

PREFERRED:

•PBT(ASCP) or MLA (ASCP) or equivalent

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

Category: Laboratory

Organization: AdventHealth North Pinellas

Schedule: 3 - Night

Shift: AdventHealth North Pinellas

Req ID: 22033784

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.