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AdventHealth Medical Technologist II PRN in New Smyrna, Florida

Description

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

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • 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: PRN

Shift : Various shifts as needed

The community you’ll be caring for: 401 PALMETTO ST, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

The role you’ll contribute: Independently perform and report clinical laboratory assays with precision and accuracy according to established policies and procedures. Develop and implement policies and procedures for new equipment and/or assays. Responsible for the development of quality control procedures outlining acceptable guidelines and monitoring. Must perform, evaluate and accurately record quality control testing on all reportable assays. Must be able to perform accurately and timely all routine scheduled maintenance and unscheduled maintenance needed to assure proper operation of medical laboratory equipment.

The value you’ll bring to the team

  • Responsible for knowledge of contents of department and instrument manuals and maintenance of all required logs.

  • Demonstrates accurate and timely performance, interpretation and reporting of patient testing.

  • Revises policies / procedures when required.

  • Verifies and records department temperatures and performs corrective action for out-of-range temperatures.

  • Maintains appropriate supply of reagents, QC material and supplies.

  • Collects, handles, processes, and stores specimens per requirements.

  • Evaluates specimens and recognizes interfering substances or inappropriate specimens; initiates recollection process, if indicated.

  • Performs regular maintenance of equipment.

  • Schedules calibration testing, evaluation and documentation.

  • Identifies and corrects equipment error codes or alarms; notifies appropriate person when service is needed and documents.

  • Responsible for quality control including procedure for reconstitution of QC materials, QC testing, evaluation and documentation, and corrective action for out-of-range quality controls.

  • When reporting results, correlates result of pertinent laboratory determinations to information from coworkers and to the patient’s condition.

  • Recognizes abnormal results, critical action results, sources of error, of interfering substances and initiates corrective action where indicated.

  • Verifies accuracy and transcription of final report.

  • Locates potentially hazardous chemicals in the workplace.

  • Understands major components of the hospital’s standard labeling system.

  • Recognizes chemical labeling and its meaning and can locate and use the MSDS book or online MSDS resources.

  • Wears appropriate protective clothing for the hazard / area of work.

  • Demonstrates emergency procedures in the event of a hazardous chemical spill.

  • Shares responsibility for common lab functions (i.e., putting away supplies, answering STAT tube system, and maintaining clean break room area).

  • Participates in proficiency testing.

  • Assists new employees through orientation process.

  • Familiar with computer programs used in department, checks email messages at least daily, and ability to access hospital and department manuals online.

  • Other duties as business needs arise.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or equivalent required.

  • Current, valid Technologist license from the State of Florida.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Some hospital experience preferred, but not required.

  • Current, valid ASCP certification is desirable.

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

Category: Laboratory

Organization: AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach

Req ID: 22013058

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.