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AdventHealth Medical Laboratory Scientist I (Microbiology), FT/Day (Up to $5K Sign-On-Bonus) in Davenport, Florida



Medical Laboratory Scientist I (Microbiology) at AdventHealth Heart of Florida

Location: 40100 HIGHWAY 27, Davenport, 33837

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Heart of Florida

  • Up to $5K Sign-On-Bonus

  • Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center, a 193-bed acute care facility, believes in providing quality, compassionate health care to the communities it serves.

  • Heart of Florida is an accredited hospital by the Joint Commission and an accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society for Cardiovascular Patient Care.

  • These distinctions mean that Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center puts quality health care front and center.

  • Offering personalized care today Our patients deserve the best personalized care possible. And they do get the best at Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. Because of our size, we are able to offer professional and caring health care services in support of today's technology.

  • Highly skilled nurses, together with other health care professionals, provide quality care with a personal touch.

  • We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage on day one

  • Career growth and advancement potential

Work Hours/Shift: Full Time / Day (Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 7am to 5:30pm)

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Performs assigned pre-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, which may include general and analytical equipment maintenance, function checks and documentation; inventory control and supply stocking, specimen collection as needed; biological specimen processing; cleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned laboratory equipment and spaces; quality control and calibration performance; and other pre-analytical activities

  • Performs all expected tests and analytical procedures for assigned department or work area efficiently and accurately, according to established procedures, performance standards, and departmental competency standards. Participates in proficiency testing, consistently adhering to federal and state regulations as well as Institutional policies

  • Performs post-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, reporting results (including highly abnormal results) in accordance with established procedures. Provides and acts on technical and support information related to the elements of laboratory testing for all age groups, neonatal through geriatric patients

  • 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.

  • Provides guidance to technicians and support staff, resolution to customer service issues within guidelines, and support education to clinical staff as appropriate or requested. Facilitates workflow when necessary


What Will You Need:


  • Associates' degree in chemical, physical OR biological science OR medical laboratory OR equivalent education and training


  • Must hold a National Certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist OR Medical Technologist such as ASCP, AAB, OR AMT unless grandfathered per state requirement

  • Appropriate state licensure as required American Medical Technologists

  • American Society for Clinical Pathology

  • Medical Laboratory Scientist

  • Medical Lab Technologist


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

  • One year of Clinical Lab experience

Job Summary:

The Medical Laboratory Scientist I performs various laboratory procedures in assigned areas as licensed/certified. Work customarily involves analytical testing of blood and/or human biological specimens. Analytical laboratory testing generally requires a moderate to high degree of theoretical and practical knowledge and expertise in licensed area(s). 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. Follows laboratory policies and procedures; maintains quality control practices in the Laboratory. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

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

Category: Laboratory

Organization: AdventHealth Heart of Florida

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Heart of Florida

Req ID: 22000485

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.