Medical Laboratory Technician – Lab – Orlando in Orlando, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/21/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    6/21/2019
  • Job ID:
    280088
  • Job Family
    Laboratory
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Day
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description



Medical Laboratory Technician – Lab – Orlando

AdventHealth Orlando seeks to hire a Medical Laboratory Technician who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.



Work Hours/Shifts:

M-F with rotating weekends; 8:00am – 4:30pm



Job Summary:

The Medical Laboratory Technician performs various laboratory procedures in assigned areas as licensed. The position requires the exercise of independent judgment under general supervision. Work customarily involves analytical testing of blood and/or human biological specimens. Analytical laboratory testing generally requires a moderate to high degree of theoretical and practical knowledge and expertise in licensed area(s). Depending on campus and department, various pre-and post-analytical work processes are including in the work duties customarily performed; on-call hours may also be required. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Exhibits technical skills and aptitudes related to the laboratory testing, procedures and processes performed in department or workarea assigned.
  • Able to effectively communicate in verbal and written English with patients, staff, partners and customers of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective, and professional manner.
  • Reads text and numbers in English, and displays the ability to comprehend, measure, reason, match, problem solve, under supervision.
  • Apply accurately learned computer related applications and programs, including using electronic keyboards and other peripheral devices.
  • Exercises mature judgment and the ability to handle confidential information within Florida Hospital guidelines and applicable regulations..
  • One year analytical, technical experience in a Clinical Laboratory setting (Preferred)
  • Associate’s degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or an equivalent term OR 2 years post secondary education with a concentration in the aforementioned subject matters, Chemical Science or Biologic Science or Healthcare-related field (Preferred)


Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Licensed by State of Florida at Clinical Laboratory Technician level in appropriate specialties (Hematology, Clinical Chemistry, Serology/Immunology, Microbiology, and Immunohematology, and/or Molecular Pathology) for the department or campus assignment
  • Nationally certified as Medical Laboratory Technician, or equivalent term (Preferred)
  • Licensed by State of Florida at Clinical Laboratory Technician level in all 6 specialties (Hematology, Clinical Chemistry, Serology/Immunology, Microbiology, Immunohematology, Molecular Pathology) (Preferred)


Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • 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.
  • Performs various support activities to facilitate operation of assigned department or workarea, which may include answering the telephone, clerical and/or receptionist duties. Continually maintains workspaces in a neat, organized, and properly supplied; properly stores and safeguards documentation and paperwork.
  • Performs assigned pre-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, which may include general and analytical equipment maintenance, function checks and documentation; inventory control and supply stocking; specimen collection; biological specimen processing; cleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned laboratory equipment and spaces; quality control and calibration performance; and other pre-analytical activities.
  • Performs all expected tests and analytical procedures for assigned department or workarea efficiently and accurately, according to Florida Hospital procedures, performance standards, and departmental competency standards. Participates in proficiency testing, consistently adhering to federal and state regulations as well as Florida Hospital policies.
  • Performs post-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, reporting results (including highly abnormal results) in accordance with Florida Hospital procedures. Provides and acts on technical and support information related to the elements of laboratory testing for all age groups, neonatal through geriatric patients.
  • Provides resolution to customer service issues within guidelines and supports education to clinical staff as appropriate or requested.
  • Participates in, and has knowledge of, laboratory and hospital Performance Improvement activities, including evaluation of new equipment and/or procedures or methods.
  • Adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies; protects confidentiality of patient information and results at all times.
  • Follows appropriate safety policies including the appropriate use of PPE, handwashing, and hazardous chemical handling. Demonstrates understanding and adheres to Chemical Hygiene plan and Infection Control policies. Employee job duties may include transport of hazardous waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area; employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling hazardous waste) and refresher training to include proper handling and transport of hazardous waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or work area.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Medical Laboratory Technician opportunity with AdventHealth Orlando and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Medical Laboratory Technician, Lab, Orlando



Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Laboratory
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  None
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  May 21, 2019, 9:31:22 AM

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