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AdventHealth Medical Technologist Full Time Evenings 3p-11p (10K Sign On Bonus) Zephyrhills in Zephyrhills, Florida

Description

Medical Technologist AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, FL 33541

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills

  • Up To $10K Sign On Bonus

  • Day One Benefits

  • FH Zeph/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award

  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018

  • One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group

  • Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades

  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Evenings 3 pm to 11 pm and rotating weekends

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Responsible for the processing of laboratory specimens and reporting of results in all departments in the clinical laboratory.

  • Maintains accurate laboratory records.

  • Follows laboratory policies and procedures; maintains quality control practices.

  • Performs proficiencies, competencies, validated laboratory procedures

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED :

  • Able to function in all sections of the clinical laboratory for which they are licensed.

  • Is capable and responsible for performing high-complexity testing.

  • Properly performs quality control procedures and instrument checks. Takes appropriate actions when results are outside of acceptable range.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of expected lab values for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.

  • When appropriate, correctly alters or adjusts methods and procedures for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric patient, appropriate to patient age.

  • Notifies patient care unit and/or physician of critical lab values, requests and documents result “readback”.

  • Maintains accurate laboratory records on procedures performed, to include patient testing, calibrations and quality control results.

  • Meets current documentation standards and follows established policies related to procedures performed for statistics and billing purposes.

  • Interacts professionally with the Director of Clinical Laboratory, Pathologist and other healthcare providers. Communicates effectively regarding patient issues.

  • Demonstrates support/responsibility for the overall functioning of the team. Interacts professionally co-workers, assisting as needed to complete outstanding work.

  • Consults with other departments, as appropriate, to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.

  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.

  • Follows standard precautions at all times with appropriate use of PPE.

  • Manages and operates laboratory equipment safely and correctly. Follows established policies for equipment maintenance, reporting and documenting need for repair.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of new testing methods, products, instrumentation; remains informed on all current technologies.

  • Maintains current knowledge of hospital policy, JCAHO, state and other regulatory requirements.

  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized, communicate effectively and function well under stressful situations.

  • Demonstrates flexibility to adjust to the uneven workflow and changing priorities of the department.

  • Demonstrates the value of team concept on a consistent basis.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Associates Degree in Medical Technology or related sciences

  • State of Florida – Medical Technologist in Hematology, Chemistry, Blood Bank, Microbiology, Serology and Immunology

  • Preferred: Medical Tech hospital experience

Job Summary:

Medical Technologist is responsible for the processing of laboratory specimens and reporting of results in all areas of the clinical laboratory. Maintains accurate laboratory records. Follows laboratory policies and procedures; maintains quality control practices in the Laboratory in accordance with the Division of Clinical Laboratory Standards and pursuant to Florida Department of Professional Regulation, Chapter 64B3-13.003.

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

Category: Laboratory

Organization: AdventHealth Zephyrhills and Dade City

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Req ID: 21036337

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.