Laboratory Assistant Part Time Evenings at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/30/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    2 - Evening
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Carrollwood

Job Description


Laboratory Assistant AdventHealth Carrollwood

Location Address: 7171 North Dale Mabry Highway Tampa, Florida 33614

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Carrollwood

  • Family-like culture

  • Teamwork driven both inter Dept and multidisciplinary

  • Positive working climate to support a well-balanced work life balance

Work Hours/Shift:

Part Time, Evening Shift. 12:30 - 9:00 pm.  Rotating weekends.

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills.

  • Ability to learn and use the Laboratory Information Systems.

  • Performs desk duties, fax results, answers phones, reprint labels, calls and reschedule recollects.

  • Ability and willingness to work independently as well as in a team environment.

  • Ability to work and willingness to work flexible schedules, including nights, weekends, holidays, etc.

  • Ability and willingness to adapt to change.

  • Ability to learn laboratory rules and regulations including: CAP, CLIA and State of Florida.

  • Ability to perform venipuncture and microtainer collection.

  • Ensure specimens are correctly labeled and orders are received.

  • Documents temperatures of equipment, performs preventative maintenance of equipment.

  • Performs Microbiology duties assigned, including Micro specimen processing, slide preparation and staining, culture setups, and handle positive blood cultures.

  • Preparation, specimen requirements and documentation of send outs.

  • Demonstrates commitment to professional and personal growth, i.e. completes all mandatory educational requirements, maintains departmental competencies, completes all assigned policy and procedure reviews, 100 % review of assigned departmental meeting minutes and information, and acts as a preceptor as needed.

  • Performs cross training within the laboratory, and does additional duties as assigned.

  • Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact for departmental practice in the delivery of laboratory services.

  • Employee demonstrates good time management avoiding casual overtime and adheres to hospital policy regarding to break and lunch periods.


What You Will Need:

  • Lab experience including Phlebotomy (preferred)

  • High School Graduate or Equivalent

  • Basic Phlebotomy or Student enrolled in a science related field of study.

  • Phlebotomy Training Program (preferred)

  • Phlebotomy Technician or Certified Laboratory Assistant (preferred)

  • Two years of hospital-based phlebotomy experience. (preferred)

  • BLS required (American Heart Association)

  • Phlebotomy Technician or Certified Laboratory Assistant (preferred)

Job Summary:

The Laboratory Assistant is responsible for collection of blood samples, through the use of standard venipuncture and microtainer techniques. Prepares samples for Laboratory testing for in house and send out tests. Performs clerical and Client Service functions in the Specimen Processing Area of the Laboratory and throughout the Laboratory as requested.

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

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