Medical Technologist PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    9/10/2019
  • Job ID:
    19013961
  • Job Family
    Laboratory
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Zephyrhills and Dade City

Job Description


Description
Medical Technologist AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Location Address: 7050 Gall Blvd, Zephyrhills, FL 33541

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Zephyrhills
  • Zephyrhills/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018
  • One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group
  • Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades
  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission
Work Hours/Shift:

PRN

You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Responsible for the processing of laboratory specimens and reporting of results in all departments in the clinical laboratory.
  • Maintains accurate laboratory records.
  • Follows laboratory policies and procedures; maintains quality control practices.
  • Performs proficiencies, competencies, validated laboratory procedures
Qualifications
What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Able to function in all sections of the clinical laboratory for which they are licensed.
  • Is capable and responsible for performing high-complexity testing.
  • Properly performs quality control procedures and instrument checks. Takes appropriate actions when results are outside of acceptable range.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of expected lab values for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.
  • When appropriate, correctly alters or adjusts methods and procedures for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric patient, appropriate to patient age.
  • Notifies patient care unit and/or physician of critical lab values, requests and documents result “readback”.
  • Maintains accurate laboratory records on procedures performed, to include patient testing, calibrations and quality control results.
  • Meets current documentation standards and follows established policies related to procedures performed for statistics and billing purposes.
  • Interacts professionally with the Director of Clinical Laboratory, Pathologist and other healthcare providers.  Communicates effectively regarding patient issues.
  • Demonstrates support/responsibility for the overall functioning of the team.  Interacts professionally co-workers, assisting as needed to complete outstanding work.
  • Consults with other departments, as appropriate, to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Follows standard precautions at all times with appropriate use of PPE.
  • Manages and operates laboratory equipment safely and correctly. Follows established policies for equipment maintenance, reporting and documenting need for repair.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of new testing methods, products, instrumentation; remains informed on all current technologies.
  • Maintains current knowledge of hospital policy, JCAHO, state and other regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized, communicate effectively and function well under stressful situations.
  • Demonstrates flexibility to adjust to the uneven workflow and changing priorities of the department.
  • Demonstrates the value of team concept on a consistent basis.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • Associates Degree in Medical Technology

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • State of Florida – Medical Technologist/Medical Technician in Hematology, Chemistry, Blood Bank, Microbiology, Serology and Immunology
Job Summary:

Medical Technologist is responsible for the processing of laboratory specimens and reporting of results in all areas of the clinical laboratory.  Maintains accurate laboratory records. Follows laboratory policies and procedures; maintains quality control practices in the Laboratory in accordance with the Division of Clinical Laboratory Standards and pursuant to Florida Department of Professional Regulation, Chapter 64B3-13.003. 



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

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