Laboratory Assistant Full Time Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Ocala, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Ocala

Job Description


Laboratory Assistant AdventHealth Ocala

Location Address: 1500 SW 1st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala

  • Horse Capital of the World

  • Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota

  • Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years

  • Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited

  • Spectacular springs throughout the county

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time, Day Shift

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Picks up and accessions specimens and required paperwork from designated areas in the hospital at designated times.

  • Accurately accessions specimens within 1 hour upon receipt in Pathology

  • Assists as directed by the pathologist or PA in the grossing area to support specimen testing.

  • Keeps the gross room clean and orderly.

  • Generates accurate daily log and prints slides and labels.

  • Researches the daily OR and CVOR schedule for patient histories and previous patient reports.

  • Maintains tissues for specified times in accordance to regulatory standards to ensure compliance

  • Disposes of tissue specimens and organic solvent waste in accordance with regulatory standards.

  • Inventories general supplies for the grossing area and keeps them readily available.

  • Perform secretarial duties such as handling calls and requests, document processing, data entry, faxing, scanning. Prepares and packages specimens for shipment, includes correct documentation.


What You Will Need:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum of one year experience in a Clinical Laboratory setting, trained in pathology assisting with Pathologist.

Job Summary:

The Pathology Lab Assistant provides assistance to the Pathologist/PA in the grossing area and coordinates the grossroom workflow.  The pathology assistant also researches and prepares the OR schedule on a daily basis.  Lab Assist also  works as a backup to the Pathology Secretary as needed.

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

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