Laboratory Assistant II FT Evening at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/20/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    6/20/2019
  • Job ID:
    19008922
  • Job Family
    Laboratory
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    2 - Evening
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


Description
Laboratory Assistant II AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL 33613

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Tampa
  • AdventHealth 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:

Full-Time/Evening

You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Ability to perform venipuncture and microtainer collection
  • Ensure specimens are correctly labeled and orders are received
  • Operates the automated specimen processor
  • Documents temperatures of equipment, and performs preventative maintenance of equipment
  • Performs Microbiology duties assigned, including Micro specimen processing, slide preparation and staining, culture setups, and handling positive blood cultures
Qualifications
What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: 
  • 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.

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.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

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

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • Patient and Specimen Identification
  • Phlebotomy (venipuncture and capillary)
  • Blood Culture collection
  • Blood Bank specimen collection
  • Laboratory Safety
  • Chemical Hygiene
  • Laboratory Information System
  • Specimen Processing
  • Microbiology Processing
  • Equipment Maintenance
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.

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