Adventist Health System Medical Laboratory Technologist – Laboratory – Celebration – Nights in Celebration, Florida

Description

Medical Laboratory Technologist – Laboratory – Celebration – Nights

Florida Hospital Celebration seeks to hire a Medical Laboratory Technologist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Established in 1997 and now a 203-bed hospital, Florida Hospital Celebration Health was designed as a Mediterranean resort-style facility to serve as a cornerstone of health in Disney’s planned community of Celebration, Florida. The hospital consistently delivers a state-of-the-art healing environment to residents of Osceola, Orange, Polk and Lake Counties, as well as to visitors from across the United States and the world. All within a "living laboratory" of groundbreaking, research-driven clinical solutions that integrate mind, body and spirit in the defeat of illness and disease.

Department Profile:

Florida Hospital Celebration Health Clinical Laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and plays an integral part in patient care providing pathology and clinical laboratory medicine services to our community. This fast-paced laboratory provides services to inpatients, outpatients, ED patients, ambulatory sites, physician's offices and nursing homes. The Celebration Health Laboratory is staffed by a team of skilled professionals that use innovative instrumentation and efficient work processes all performed in a cost effective manner. The laboratory performs comprehensive testing in the specialties of hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, microbiology and transfusion services. The laboratory operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week to produce safe, accurate and timely quality test results leading to excellent patient care.

Work Hours/Shifts:

Tuesday - Saturday; 9:30p - 6:00a

Job Summary:

The Medical Laboratory Technologists performs various laboratory testing procedures in assigned areas as licensed. Work customarily involves analytical testing of blood and/or other human biological specimens. Depending on campus and department, various pre-and post-analytical work processes are including in the work duties customarily performed; on-call hours may also be required. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Technical skills and aptitudes related to the laboratory testing, procedures and processes performed in department or work area assigned.

  • Ability to effectively communicate in verbal and written English with patients, staff, partners and customers of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective, and professional manner.

  • Ability to read text and numbers in English, and to comprehend, measure, reason, match, and problem solve under supervision. Ability to apply accurately learned computer related applications and programs, including using electronic keyboards and other peripheral devices.

  • Mature judgment and the ability to handle confidential information within Florida Hospital guidelines and applicable regulations.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Laboratory Science or an equivalent term, OR

  • Four years post secondary education with a concentration in the aforementioned subject matters, Chemical Science or Biologic Science or Healthcare-related field (Preferred)

  • One year analytical, technical experience in Clinical Laboratory setting, OR

  • Completion of a clinical internship in Medical Laboratory Science or equivalent program (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Licensed by State of Florida at Clinical Laboratory Technologist level in appropriate specialties (Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Serology/Immunology, Microbiology, Immunohematology/Blood Banking, and/or Molecular Pathology) for the department or campus assignment

  • Nationally certified as Medical Laboratory Scientist/Technologist, or equivalent term (Preferred)

  • Licensed by State of Florida as Clinical Laboratory Technologist level in assigned department specialties, or all 6 areas (Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Serology/Immunology, Microbiology, Immunohematology/Blood Banking, Molecular Pathology). (Preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program

  • Performs various support activities to facilitate operation of assigned department or work area, which may include answering the telephone, clerical and/or receptionist duties. Continually maintains workspaces in a neat, organized, and properly supplied; properly stores and safeguards documentation and paperwork.

  • Performs assigned pre-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, which may include general and analytical equipment maintenance, function checks and documentation; inventory control and supply stocking; specimen collection; biological specimen processing; cleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned laboratory equipment and spaces; quality control and calibration performance; and other pre-analytical activities.

  • Performs all expected tests and analytical procedures for assigned department or work area efficiently and accurately, according to Florida Hospital procedures, performance standards, and departmental competency standards. Participates in proficiency testing, consistently adhering to federal and state regulations as well as Florida Hospital policies.

  • Performs post-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, reporting results (including highly abnormal results) in accordance with Florida Hospital procedures. Provides and acts on technical and support information related to the elements of laboratory testing for all age groups, neonatal through geriatric patients.

  • Provides leadership and mentoring to technicians and support staff, resolution to customer service issues within guidelines, and support education to clinical staff as appropriate or requested. Facilitates workflow when necessary.

  • Participates in, and has knowledge of, laboratory and hospital Performance Improvement activities, including evaluation of new equipment and/or procedures or methods.

  • Adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies; protects confidentiality of patient information and results at all times.

  • Follows appropriate safety policies including the appropriate use of PPE, handwashing, and hazardous chemical handling. Demonstrates understanding and adheres to Chemical Hygiene plan and Infection Control policies. Employee job duties may include transport of hazardous waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area; employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling hazardous waste) and refresher training to include proper handling and transport of hazardous waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or work area.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Medical Laboratory opportunity with Florida Hospital Celebration and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Medical Laboratory, Laboratory, Celebration

Job: Laboratory

Primary Location: US-FL-Celebration

Position Location Celebration

Organization Florida Hospital

Schedule Full-time

Shift Night

Job Level Entry Level

Education Level Technical Certification

Travel No

Job Posting Aug 10, 2018, 11:35:29 AM

Req ID: 263848