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Laboratory Assistant

Company: Lake City Medical Center
Location: Lake City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description


Lake City Medical Center |340 NW Commerce Dr. | Lake City, FL 32055

Lake City Medical Center, a 91-bed acute care hospital has been serving the communities of Columbia, Hamilton and Suwannee counties for over 60 years. Lake City Medical Center offers medical and surgical programs including 24-houremergency care, heart care, interventional cardiology, orthopedics, cancer care, and imaging and rehabilitation services. We have been named the areas Best of the Best Hospital 20 years in a row and employer of choice in 2019 by the Lake City-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce.


Do you have the career opportunities you desire as a Laboratory Assistant with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Lake City Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

Benefits

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Lake City Medical Center, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K(100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic AssistanceandReimbursementsfor Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discountsincluding Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • Home,Auto, andPet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term&Long Term Disabilitycoverage
  • AdoptionAssistance
  • Legal Benefitsand lots more!

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Laboratory Assistant where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!


Job Summary and Qualifications

Seeking a hospital based Laboratory Assistant to provide expertise and champion results. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels the patient experience is as meaningful as we do.

You Will Perform:

  • Venipunctures and/or finger-sticks on pediatric, neonatal, adults and geriatric patients
  • Heel sticks on infants (as patient population requires)
  • Specimen collection documentation
  • Procedures for patient identification and specimen collection based test orders
  • Education to the patient and/or family regarding specimen collection procedures prior to obtaining specimen
  • Reviews of the 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; phlebotomy certificate is beneficial
  • 1 years experience Required
  • Experience in a clinical laboratory setting
  • Specimen collection and testing requirements and understand specimen rejection
  • Occasional/ Intermittent Travel Required


Integrated Regional Labs 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 a network of hospital based rapid-response laboratories present in four HCA Healthcare divisions within the state of Florida. Our core laboratories support more than 250 acute and rehab hospitals, physician practices, surgery centers and commercial accounts.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for ourLaboratory Assistant opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.



Company Description:

HCA Healthcare is a collaborative healthcare network, driven by physicians, nurses and colleagues helping each other champion the practice of medicine to give people a healthier tomorrow. With a comprehensive network of more than 270,000 people across approximately 1,800 care facilities, our scale enables us to deliver great outcomes for our patients, provide superior nursing care and be a preferred place for physicians to practice medicine. We never stop in our pursuit of insights and care advances based on the knowledge and data we gain from approximately 30 million patient encounters a year. Every day, we raise the bar to improve the way healthcare is delivered, not just in our facilities, but everywhere. Were committed to improving more lives in more ways, and above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.

Keywords: Lake City Medical Center, Gainesville , Laboratory Assistant, Other , Lake City, Florida

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