Lead Medical Technologist FT 6PM-6:30AM in Wesley Chapel, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/3/2019

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    3 - Night
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    1-Shared Services
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    AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Job Description


AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Location Address: 2600 Bruce B. Downs Blvd Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

  • From state- of- the- art equipment to the most intricate building details, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel was designed from the ground up to maximize healing, patient care and wellness

  • Recognized as leader in patient satisfaction and was named Top 100 Hospital in Modern Healthcare Magazine by IBM Watson Health

  • 50,000 sq ft community Health & Wellness Center

  • Comprehensive women’s health center named Inspiration Place that incorporates female physician specialists, women’s imaging, pelvic floor and female physical therapy and a boutique spa.

  • Consistently named a Top Workplace in Tampa Bay by the Tampa Bay Times

  • Opened an offsite 24 bed, 24/7 emergency room in Central Pasco to better serve the emergency health needs of residents in west and central Pasco

Work Hours/Shift:

6PM-6:30AM Variable Shift FT

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate the hospital’s mission, vision, and values, as well as departmental goals, to all staff.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to a healthy work environment by modeling the desired behaviors and encouraging those in others.
  • Demonstrates the ability to cope with and manage change, as well as help others do the same.
  • Collaborates with other departments to create systems and problem solve ongoing issues that impact departmental/organizational goals and patient care delivery.
  • Demonstrates fiscal accountability for department resources and the ability to achieve outcomes within allocated resources.
  • Incorporates quality improvement and patient satisfaction data into departmental goals.
  • Demonstrate competency in laboratory procedures within the scope of practice. Provide all aspects of diagnostic laboratory procedures based on established standards. Perform testing in a timely manner and ensure department staff adhere to established turnaround time goals.

  • Adheres to hospital and department policies and procedures. Completes annual procedure manual review assignments in a timely manner. Maintains procedure manual’s in areas of responsibility current.

  • Oversees at least one College of American Pathology (CAP) accreditation checklist to ensure continuous inspection readiness. Maintains current knowledge of CAP, State of Florida, and Federal regulatory requirements for the clinical laboratory. Ensures staff compliance with all applicable regulatory and accreditation standards.

  • Ensures preventative maintenance and quality control testing is performed as scheduled, to include appropriate documentation, data submission, and monthly review.

  • Provides orientation and training of department staff in area of responsibility. Ensures departmental competency assessments are assigned and completed according to regulatory requirements. Documents results of competency testing assignments in employee file.

  • Assists in the staff schedule preparation and planning process to ensure adequate coverage and productivity levels.

  • Ensures department supply levels are maintained in a manner to reduce waste and avoid expenses for “rush” orders

  • Attains all agreed to goals and objectives within specified time frames, as part of the organization’s overall mission.

  • Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his or her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, and specific job‑related hazards.
  • Follows the hospital exposure control plans/blood borne and airborne pathogens.

  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.

  • Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter- and intra-departmentally to facilitate the department and hospital’s ability to meet its goals and objectives.
  • Participates in and assists in preparation for departmental staff meetings and attends other meetings as assigned. Establishes and maintains communications within the department and with other departments.

  • Demonstrates commitment to professional and personal growth.  Encourages professional development of department personnel through in-service education and outside conferences. Encourages staff participation in Hospital and other departmental programs and activities. Encourages inter-laboratory participation. Resolves staff conflicts.

  • Maintains membership in the appropriate professional organizations. Attends seminars, workshops, and conferences, taking into account budgetary constraints to remain up‑to‑date with the latest skills, procedures, and techniques to ensure continuous growth. Keeps professional licensure current at all times.


What You Will Need:

  • Demonstrated technical skills and aptitudes related to specific clinical laboratory testing.

  • Knowledge of laboratory rules and regulations including: CAP, CLIA, and State of Florida.

  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills.

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

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

  • Ability and willingness to adapt to change.

  • Excellent communication skills.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in medical technology or related sciences.

  • Three years of experience in a laboratory setting required or completion of an accredited medical laboratory training program.



  • Master’s Degree in management, medical technology, or related sciences

  • Five years of experience preferred.


  • State of Florida- Medical Technologist. Licensed in Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Immunohematology, Microbiology, and Serology required.

  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS/MT) Board of Certification or equivalent required.



  • BLS preferred


Job Summary:

The Lead Medical Technologist performs laboratory testing in accordance with the Division of Clinical Laboratory Standards and pursuant to Florida Department of Professional Regulation, Chapter 64B3-13.00. Oversees the day-to day operations of various lab sections in the absence of a Supervisor. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

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

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