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Medical Tech II PRN in New Smyrna Beach, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
  • Travel
  • Shift
    2 - Evening
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital New Smyrna

Job Description

Work Hours/Shift

Florida Hospital New Smyrna
Since 1954, Florida Hospital New Smyrna (formerly Bert Fish Medical Center) has served as the community hospital for Southeast Volusia County. Our more than 700 employees use an impressive array of technology and years of knowledge to provide exceptional care for every patient – every day. We offer a wide range of services, including a surgery program, radiology, an oncology center, cardiovascular services, a wound care center, outpatient diagnostic services, and one of the busiest emergency departments of any hospital our size.
You will be responsible for:
  • Responsible for knowledge of contents of department and instrument manuals and maintenance of all required logs.
  • Demonstrates accurate and timely performance, interpretation and reporting of patient testing.
  • Revises policies / procedures when required.
  • Verifies and records department temperatures and performs corrective action for out-of-range temperatures.
  • Maintains appropriate supply of reagents, QC material and supplies. 
  • Collects, handles, processes and stores specimens per requirements.
  • Evaluates specimens and recognizes interfering substances or inappropriate specimens; initiates recollection process, if indicated.
  • Performs regular maintenance of equipment.
  • Schedules calibration testing, evaluation and documentation.
  • Identifies and corrects equipment error codes or alarms; notifies appropriate person when service is needed and documents.
  • Responsible for quality control including procedure for reconstitution of QC materials, QC testing, evaluation and documentation, and corrective action for out-of-range quality controls.
  • When reporting results, correlates results of pertinent laboratory determinations to information from coworkers and to the patient’s condition.
  • Recognizes abnormal results, critical action results, sources of error, of interfering substances and initiates corrective action where indicated.
  • Verifies accuracy and transcription of final report.
  • Locates potentially hazardous chemicals in the workplace.
  • Understands major components of the hospital’s standard labeling system.
  • Recognizes chemical labeling and its meaning, and can locate and use the MSDS book or online MSDS resources.
  • Wears appropriate protective clothing for the hazard / area of work.
  • Demonstrates emergency procedures in the event of a hazardous chemical spill.
  • Shares responsibility for common lab functions (i.e., putting away supplies, answering STAT tube system, and maintaining clean break room area).
  • Participates in proficiency testing.
  • Assists new employees through orientation process.
  • Familiar with computer programs used in department, checks email messages at least daily, and ability to access hospital and department manuals online.
  • Other duties as business needs arise.
What will you need?
  • Must be able to apply knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient being served.
  • Handles multiple priorities.
  • Independent discretion / decision making.
  • Makes decisions under pressure.
  • Manages anger / fear / hostility.
  • Manages stress appropriately.
  • Works alone effectively.
  • Works in close proximity to others and/or in a distracting environment.
  • Works with others effectively.
  • Bachelor degree in Medical Technology or equivalent (required).
  • Fluent in the English language (spoken and written).

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

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