Job Information

AdventHealth Medical Technologist I Part Time Days 5a-1:30p Ocala in Ocala, Florida

Description

AdventHealth Ocala

Location Address: 1500 SW 1 st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala

  • Day One Benefits

  • Horse Capital of the World- Home to the World Equestrian Center

  • Affordable cost of living

  • Destination for outdoor enthusiast (golf, kayaking, horseback riding, nature trails)

  • Vibrant downtown area with award winning establishments

  • Family friendly with many parks and recreations

  • Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota

  • Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years

  • AdventHealth Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited

  • Spectacular springs throughout the county

Work Hours/Shift:

Part Time Days 5a-1:30p; variable days of the week

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Participates in the evaluation of new laboratory techniques 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

  • Performs assigned pre-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, which may include general and analytical equipment maintenance, function checks and documentation; 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. 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

  • Recognizes that the attainment of knowledge is every employee’s responsibility & accepts accountability for staying current on all written or electronic communication

  • 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. Employee job duties may include transport of hazardous waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area; employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling hazardous waste) and refresher training to include proper handling and transport of hazardous waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment

  • Performsvarious support activities to facilitate operation of assigned department or work area

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Associates’ degree in medical technology or related sciences with state licensure if required or appropriate national certification

  • Must hold a certification from one of the following Medical Laboratory Scientist (American Society for Clinical Pathology), or Medical Technologist (American Society for Clinical Pathology), or Medical Technologist (American Medical Technologist), or Medical Technologist (American Associate of Bioanalyst), or Clinical Laboratory Supervisor through AMT

  • Appropriate state licensure or appropriate national certification if required

Job Summary:

The Medical Laboratory Technologist I is responsible for the processing and testing of all laboratory specimens and reporting of results in all areas of the clinical laboratory. Maintains accurate laboratory records. Follows laboratory policies and procedures; maintains quality control practices in the Laboratory.

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

Category: Laboratory

Organization: AdventHealth Ocala

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Ocala

Req ID: 21036839

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.