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AdventHealth Laboratory Assistant - PRN/Days in Tampa, Florida


Laboratory Assistant PRN AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

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Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.

  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery

  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come

  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:


You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Receives and recognizes specimen acceptability, matching orders with specimen using hospital and department identifiers.

  • Centrifuge samples and routes them to appropriate workstation in a timely manner

  • Notifies technologists of discrepancies with specimen labeling.

  • Answer phones, reprint labels, fax results, and notifies nursing units when products are ready

  • Signs out and returns blood products using Cerner computer system

  • Assists technologists by thawing frozen products such as FFP and Cryoprecipitate.

  • Locates and retrieves samples when there is an add-on order to crossmatch blood products.

  • Recognize patients with special needs (LR, IRR, antigen negative) and notifies Technologist.

  • Prepare specimens to be sent out to Reference Lab and notifies courier (KB to TGH, and OneBlood send outs)

  • Place RBCs in Stock refrigerator, organized by Type and Expiration Date.

  • Dispose of confidential information appropriately.

  • Receive and puts away department supplies.

  • Reference patients using Cerner computer system.

  • Communicates any unusual occurrences or variation from routine operations to the technologist or supervisor.

  • Follows appropriate departmental standards and practices.

  • Ensures completion of all assigned activities. Monitors the process until final outcome.


What You Will Need:

  • High school graduate or Equivalent

  • CPT preferred

  • BLS preferred

Job Summary:

The Blood Bank Laboratory Assistant assists the Blood Bank Technologists by processing samples for testing, as well as preparing samples for reference lab send outs. Performs clerical, Client Service and other duties as assigned in the Blood Bank Department.

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

Category: Laboratory

Organization: AdventHealth Tampa

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Tampa

Req ID: 21039868

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.