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AdventHealth Phlebotomist Laboratory Assistant II FT Nights in Tampa, Florida

Description

AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

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:

9:30PM-6AM Variable Shift

You Will Be Responsible For:

  1. Ability to perform venipuncture and microtainer collection

  2. Ensure specimens are correctly labeled and orders are received

  3. Operates the automated specimen processor

  4. Documents temperatures of equipment, and performs preventative maintenance of equipment

  5. Performs Microbiology duties assigned, including Micro specimen processing, slide preparation and staining, culture setups, and handling positive blood cultures

  6. Preparation of specimens for reference laboratory(ies) including ensuring appropriate specimen requirements and documentation

  7. Ability to properly prioritize routine specimen receipt in the laboratory on a “first in – first out” basis. Stat and Alert specimens are prioritized before routine orders

  8. Ability to perform POC waived testing and ensures completion and acceptability of QC for POC waived tests as required

  9. Ability to keep prompt patient specimens flow to the laboratory from ED, monitoring laboratory pending in FirstNet and escalating delay for resolution

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask

  • Ability and willingness to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Phlebotomy both venipuncture and capillary collections

  • Ability to work flexible schedules, including nights, weekends, holidays, etc.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • Knowledge of laboratory rules and regulations including: CAP, CLIA, and State of Florida

  • Strong interest in development of leadership skills and excellent communication skills

  • Ability to perform waived laboratory testing

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :

  • High School Graduation or GED

  • Must have completed:Phlebotomy Training Program, Phlebotomy Technician, Certified Laboratory Assistant or completion of Florida Hospital Tampa training program sufficient to meet competency requirements for position.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED :

  • Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • Phlebotomy Technician or Certified Laboratory Assistant

Job Summary:

The Laboratory Assistant II will be responsible for processing all types of lab specimens, phlebotomy as well as equipment preventative maintenance as needed. He/she will be scheduled for staffing the ED as needed in addition to the main laboratory

He/she will assist the Processing Area Supervisor to ensure the daily activities of the Lab Processing Area and the needs of the entire hospital are met.

Primary provider of orientation and training for newly hired, as well as, providing updated in-service to the Laboratory Assistants. Acts as the “In Charge” person over the Specimen Processing Area during the times the Processing Supervisor is not available.

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

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.

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