Laboratory Assistant I - Gainesville - 32601
Company: North Florida Regional Medical Center
Posted on: March 16, 2019
We are seeking a dynamic motivated hospital based Lab Assistant like you to join our organization. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, a generous benefit package and growth opportunities. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment (Spring 2019).
IRL is a full service provider for clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology services, providing hospitals, physicians, and clients with timely diagnostic information for patient care. Our infrastructure includes a fully automated esoteric core laboratory in Fort Lauderdale, a histology and microbiology operation in Largo, Florida and in Alachua Florida, and a network of hospital based rapid-response laboratories throughout Florida. Through the process of re-engineering and the application of leading edge automation technology, IRL has transformed laboratory operations into an integrated service network. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
As a Laboratory Assistant, you will perform specimen collection on assigned shifts under the supervision of the department supervisor, manager or director. You will perform duties consistent with written procedures and regulatory requirements. You will also support the department in achieving department goals for service, quality, regulatory compliance, financial performance, patient satisfaction, healthy work environment and integration of intra and inter-departmental activities.
Demonstrate a thorough understanding of specimen collection and testing requirements as well as specimen rejection criteria Demonstrate proficiency in venipunctures and/or finger-sticks on pediatric, neonatal, adults and geriatric patients Demonstrate proficiency in heelsticks on infants (as patient population requires) Complete appropriate specimen collection documentation Follow established procedures for patient identification and specimen collection based test orders Complete appropriate specimen collection documentation Educate patient and/or family regarding specimen collection procedures prior to obtaining specimen Use computer information system relative to job functions Become responsible for clerical duties (i.e., faxing, phones, pneumatic tube system, reports) Demonstrate ability to deal with priorities first and plans for completion of duties Review Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and pending specimen collections/accessioning issues; take action as appropriate
You Should Have :
A completed high school diploma or GED A vocational/technical diploma A phlebotomy certificate is beneficial Less than 1 year of experience in a clinical laboratory setting Additional Information:
- You should have availability to work during disasters
- The ability to frequently stand, bend, reach, squat, kneel, move and lift patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds
IRL is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA ranks on Fortune's List of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies and ranks 63rd on the Fortune 500 List. Join our tradition of excellence! We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Are you intrigued? We'd love to hear from you!
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. We are actively interviewing so apply today. We are very excited to hear from you.
We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA. Associated topics: assay, assistant, internship, laboratory, laboratory tech, lab tech, lab technologist, qa, quality assurance, sample collection
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