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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransMed Laboratory Assistant
Denver, CO

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

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • This role is Sign on Bonus eligible!

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 : Day

Location: AdventHealth Porter

The role you’ll contribute:

A laboratory position responsible for performing waived- to moderate-complexity testing as defined by CLIA regulations and laboratory policy in an accurate and timely manner. Works under the direct supervision of a Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Laboratory Technician, or Laboratory Leadership. May perform phlebotomy and clinical and/or pathology specimen management duties as required.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Under the direct supervision of a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS/MT) or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT), generates and reports CLIA waived and moderate complexity test results as defined by laboratory policy.

  • Responsible for operation, quality control, minor maintenance that involves clear guidelines, and limited troubleshooting of testing-related processes, equipment, and instrumentation, along with the appropriate documentation required. Monitors for test system performance variance and takes corrective action as necessary.

  • Performs venous, capillary, urine drug screen, swab, or other specimen collection as defined by site. Receives specimens, assess priority, assures appropriate specimen identification, and appropriate specimen type. May include ordering and processing of hospital registered and outreach patients.

  • Handles inquiries and resolves complaints related to laboratory service and information promptly, effectively, and appropriately. Keeps a customer service approach by following through on such inquiries and complaints and refers to laboratory leaders or other department as appropriate.

  • Communicates effectively to coworkers, providers, and other departments through timely notification of critical and significant results and findings, within shift and shift-to-shift communication, laboratory huddles, occurrence reports, email, and other manners to ensure continuity of laboratory operations and patient care.

  • Actively promotes a positive, team-oriented environment that contributes to laboratory, hospital and AdventHealth goals and reflects the mission and values of the system. Shows a service-conscious attitude by keeping respect and service in mind during interactions with others, including coworkers, patients, and other departments and professionals.

  • Performs venous, capillary, urine drug screen, swab, or other specimen collection as defined by site. Receives specimens, assess priority, assures appropriate specimen identification, and appropriate specimen type. May include ordering and processing of hospital registered and outreach patients.

  • Exhibits integrity and stewardship through a strong commitment to following laboratory and hospital policies, procedures, and guidelines.

  • Ensures compliance with regulatory and accrediting agency standards and requirements as interpreted through these policies and procedures.

  • May provide input for opportunities to improve service, quality, productivity, workflows, supply management, and cost containment.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

Required:

  • High school diploma or GED

Preferred:

  • Previous clinical laboratory experience

  • MLA (ASCP) or Phlebotomy certification, such as PBT(ASCP) or equivalent certification.

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 Porter

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 23046235

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: AH Rocky Mountain

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $18.29 - $28.51

  • Location: Denver, CO

  • Job ID: 23046235

  • Job Family: Laboratory

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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