Point of Care Testing Coordinator Full Time Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
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  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


Point of Care Coordinator AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.

  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery

  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come

  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time, Day Shift 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Maintains self-competencies required to help oversee the POCT program.

  • Ensures all testing personnel have required training and competency assessment maintained and appropriately documented.

  • Participates in and performs training and competency assessment of clinical staff.

  • Serves as teacher, coach, and mentor for Point of Care testing clinicians.

  • Evaluates and validates new instruments or testing procedures.

  • Maintains current analyzer ongoing validation, correlation, troubleshooting and maintenance.

  • Provides input on POCT policies and procedures.  

  • Helps ensure the Quality Management of the POCT program is maintained.

  • Adheres to hospital and laboratory regulatory requirements including CAP, CLIA, Florida Statutes as well as Joint Commission.

  • Helps prepare and maintain documentation for CAP and Joint Commission ensuring ongoing inspection readiness.


What You Will Need:

  • Ability and willingness to work flexible schedules, including nights, weekends, holidays if the need arises.

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

  • Good teaching, coaching and mentorship skills.

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology from an accredited institution.

  • 3 Years Laboratory Experience, including a minimum of 2 years in a POCT environment.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology from an accredited, University based program. (preferred)

  • 8 Years Laboratory Experience, including a minimum of 5 years in a POCT environment. (preferred)

  • State of Florida – Clinical Laboratory Technologist License in Hematology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Immunohematology and Immunology.

  • State of Florida – Clinical Laboratory Supervisor License in Hematology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Immunohematology and Immunology (preferred)

  • MLS(ASCP) or MT(ASCP) (preferred)

Job Summary:

Medical Technologist responsible for assisting with the coordination and oversight of hospital Point of Care Testing (POCT) (waived and non-waived) in accordance with the Statutes of the State of Florida, Joint Commission and CLIA at our facilities.

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

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