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AdventHealth AA*Tech Assistant II Certified - Lab FT Days in Tavares, Florida

Description

Tech Assistant II Certified AdventHealth Waterman

Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Waterman

Health Insurance Coverage

Great benefits such as: Onsite daycare, educational reimbursement

Career growth and advancement potential

High quality of life with low cost of living just outside of Orlando, Florida

Work Hours/Shift:

FT / Day

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Follows established procedures for patient and specimen identification

  • Appropriately performs basic and specialize phlebotomy techniques to obtain specimens; collects and handles specimens in manner consistent with specific test requirements

  • Receives specimens from outside clients, in house deliveries and pneumatic tube system; checks specimens against order for correctness; records receipt in LIS system; attaches laboratory labels and delivers specimens to appropriate laboratory area

  • Performs special phlebotomy techniques including but not limited to: Blood Culture, infant venipuncture, PKU, butterfly, syringe, heelstick and fingerstick collections

  • Observes and adheres to established infection control policies, including, but not limited to: the mandatory use of gloves and appropriate outerwear, hand washing techniques and other universal precautions

  • Identifies specimen, labeling and/or requisition problems that may adversely affect test performance and the correct reporting of test results prior to delivery of the specimen to the laboratory department; corrects problem or notifies appropriate technologist/supervisor if the problem cannot be resolved

  • Follows up on order or specimen problems with the floor, physician offices and outreach customers as directed by the technical staff; completes variance report when appropriate

  • Uses LIS in specimen receipt, collection verification, ordering/canceling of tests, modification of LIS orders and inquiry functions; provides proper documentation when appropriate

  • Able to operate and assist in maintaining hospital vehicles (including appropriate use of gas credit cards for fueling and car washes); provide personal vehicle for hospital use if needed (and receive mileage reimbursement); maintain safe driving record; uses appropriate sign out procedures for vehicles

  • Request supplies for specimen receiving, phlebotomy area and/or outreach area from the appropriate Lab or designee

  • Answers phone calls in a professional and customer service oriented manner; utilizes various telephone functions (i.e., hold, transfer) proficiently

  • Maintains regular dialog with Laboratory supervisory / managerial staff concerning quality, safety, and Standard of Behavior issues within the department and the facility

  • Demonstrates commitment to all department and corporate compliance policies, watches for potential problems, relays concerns to Director/Compliance Officer. Demonstrates commitment to appropriate behavior and is familiar with reporting mechanism

  • Performs clerical functions including filing, generating reports, faxing, etc.

  • Assists in stocking store room and work areas with supplies of varying weight and size

  • Participates in laboratory and/or hospital Quality Improvement Activities

  • Assists in training new employees

  • Assures workflow continuity through communication

  • Demonstrate ability to accept and facilitate change

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • High school graduate (or equivalent) required

  • Graduate from an approved phlebotomy school

  • Must have good driving record and valid Florida driver’s license

  • Computer knowledge

  • Must be proficient in the English language

  • Good attendance record

  • Prior medical experience or training (preferred)

  • One year phlebotomy experience (preferred)

  • Phlebotomy certification or medical assistant certification ((preferred)

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

Category: Laboratory

Organization: AdventHealth Waterman

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Waterman

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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