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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransPoint of Care Technologist
Altamonte Springs, FL

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

· Benefits from Day One

· Paid Days Off from Day One

· $10,000.00 sign-on (2-year commitment)

· $3,000.00 relocation to qualified candidates

· Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

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: FT

Shift : Monday to Friday 10am to 6:30pm with on call rotation - This position will help to cover Altamonte Hospital, Lake May and Oviedo free standing Emergency room and the Infusion center

The community you’ll be caring for:

• Located north of Orlando in the community of Altamonte Springs, our facility is consistently named “Best Hospital” for overall quality, reputation, doctors and nurses by local residents

• As the largest satellite campus within the AdventHealth system, AdventHealth Altamonte has been providing state-of-the-art healthcare to the community since 1973

• The 398-bed hospital cares for more than 168,000 patients a year. We are proud to be revolutionizing health care with visionary leadership and world-class resources.

The role you’ll contribute:

The Point of Care technologist is a medical laboratory scientist who is responsible for assisting with the coordination and

oversight of hospital Point of Care Testing (POCT) (waived and non-waived) in accordance with regulations. Depending

on campus and department, various pre-and post-analytical work processes are included 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

The value you’ll bring to the team:

•Maintains self-competencies required to help oversee the POCT program.

•Ensures all testing personnel have required training and competency assessment maintained and appropriately documented.

•Serves as teacher, coach, and mentor for Point of Care testing clinicians.

•Participates in the evaluation of new POC instrumentation and procedures. Assists with data collection and special projects, as assigned. Assists in the documentation and submission of required laboratory, departmental, and staff statistics/reports.

•Maintains current analyzer ongoing validation, correlation, troubleshooting and maintenance.

•Follows laboratory policies and procedures; provides input on POCT policies and procedures.

•Participates in, and has knowledge of, laboratory and hospital Performance Improvement activities.

•Adheres to hospital and laboratory regulatory requirements.

•Helps prepare and maintain documentation for laboratory accreditation for ongoing inspection readiness. •Participates in inventory control and supply stocking.

•Provides orientation and training to new employees and medical technology students as needed, under the direction of the lab leadership. May act as a preceptor when teaching new staff and students when assigned. Appropriately documents orientation and training of new employees and medical technology students.

•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.

•Performs various support activities to facilitate operation of POC department.

•May assess competencies according to Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) regulations.

•Maintains quality control practices in the Laboratory.

•Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE STRONGLY PREFERRED:

•Strong organizational skills.

•Ability and willingness to work independently as well as in a team environment.

•Ability and willingness to work flexible schedules, including nights, weekends, holidays if the need arises; on-call hours may also be required.

•Knowledge of POC and laboratory rules and regulations

•Ability to communicate effectively with non-lab departments.

•Must be able to read, write, speak, and have good comprehension of conversational English.

•Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

•Bachelor's degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory, chemical, physical, biological sciences, or related field

PREFERRED:

•Two years of technical experience including a minimum of one year in a POCT environment LICENSURE,

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

•In licensure states, Laboratory Licensure in appropriate specialties) for the department or location assignment as applicable to the state -OR –

•In non-licensure states, must hold a national certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Technologist such as ASCP, AAB, or AMT unless grandfathered per state requirement

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Laboratory

Organization: AdventHealth Altamonte Springs

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 24016989

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.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Central Florida

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $28.6 - $42.9

  • Location: Altamonte Springs, FL

  • Job ID: 24016989

  • Job Family: Laboratory

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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