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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransMedical Laboratory Technician Nights
Sebring, FL

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

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 : Nights

Location: 4200 Sun 'n Lake Boulevard Sebring, FL 33872

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Sebring

· Faith Based & Mission driven Facility

· Largest Employer in the County

· Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park

· Close knit community with a home town family feel

· 2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast

· Local arts scene from museums and theaters to festivals and galleries

· Local restaurants with the authentic taste of Florida

· Near 100 clear, freshwater lakes. Ideal for swimming, boating and fishing

· Beautiful agriculture and farmland

· Sebring is known for motorsports and home to the famous Sebring International Raceway

· Nature and hiking trails

The role you’ll contribute:

The Laboratory Technician LP is responsible for laboratory support procedures, including processing of all laboratory specimens in all areas of the clinical laboratory. Maintains accurate laboratory records. Follows laboratory policies and procedures; maintains quality control practices in the laboratory. Acquires state licensure and or/national certification within 120 days of hire.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

Reads, examines, and interprets complex test results

· Serves as a resource and addresses complex tests/procedures

· Performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting practices

· Performs quality control and quality assurance testing

· Assists with data collection and special projects, as assigned

· 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

· 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

· Performs various support activities to facilitate operation of assigned department or work area

· Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed :

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE STRONGLY PREFERRED:

· Technical skills and aptitudes related to the laboratory testing, procedures and processes performed in department or work area assigned

· Ability to maintain equipment/records and perform quality assessment activities

· Ability to operate computer systems to maintain patient documentation, testing records, and other related documents

· Ability to educate and train new staff in medical laboratory settings

· Ability and willingness to work flexible schedules, including nights, weekends, holidays, etc.

· Ability and willingness to adapt to change

· Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with patients and their family, hospital staff, nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals

· Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English

· Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

· Associate and 1 years experience

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

· Associate's Degree in related field

· One year of clinical lab experience or completion of a clinical internship in Medical Laboratory Science or equivalent program

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

· Bachelor's Degree in related sciences or related field with appropriate state licensure if required or appropriate national 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 Heartland

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Req ID: 24007840

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 Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $19.442 - $29.163

  • Location: Sebring, FL

  • Job ID: 24007840

  • Job Family: Laboratory

  • Shift: 3 - Night

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