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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransLaboratory Assistant II Microbiology Department
Tavares, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits and Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

  • Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

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 : Evenings - Monday – Friday 12:00pm-8:30pm, alternating every 3rd weekend.

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Waterman – 1000 Waterman Way. Tavares, FL 32778

The role you’ll contribute: Performs various support activities to facilitate operation of assigned work area.

The value you’ll bring to the team:


· Receives, identifies, accessions, processes, and transports specimens in house and to offsite locations

· Ensures work space is maintained in a safe, aseptic, and organized manner

· May be required to perform phlebotomy functions for all age groups

· Fulfills clerical duties, including answering phones, data entry, and document filing

· Batching and processes specimens and performs record keeping duties, as required by department

· Cleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned laboratory equipment and spaces

· Performs materials management duties, such as maintaining supply inventories and transporting equipment/supplies

· Performs other duties as assigned.


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:


· High School Education or equivalent

· Driver's License if required by facility.

· Basic Life Support (BLS) certification if required by facility

· Ability to draw and collect blood samples from patients, verify records, and prepare specimens for laboratory analyses

· Ability to implement aseptic technique principles

· Up-to-date knowledge of blood collector equipment, anticoagulants, special precautions, and interferences

· Up-to-date knowledge of laboratory tests and laboratory ordering processes

· Ability to process laboratory specimens with appropriate use of hospital and laboratory information systems

· Ability to evaluate collected specimens for volume, collection containers, and related measures

· Ability to accession specimens, evaluate samples for proper submission, and document issues

· Ability to track and restock inventory, as appropriate

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

· Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office


· One year of technical experience

· Phlebotomy certification or equivalent

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 Waterman

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Req ID: 24019494

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 Waterman

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $16.97 - $23.05

  • Location: Tavares, FL

  • Job ID: 24019494

  • Job Family: Laboratory

  • Shift: 3 - Night

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