Follows Department and Hospital policies and procedures
Performs assigned work safely adhering to established department safety rules and practices, including infection control techniques and the use of personal protective equipment.
Adheres to Laboratory Quality System policies.
Performs, documents, monitors, interprets and evaluates quality control testing and QC trends.
Summarily reports all quality control and quality assurance findings to laboratory manager or supervisor. Reports to laboratory medical director and supervisor immediately and in detail any quality issues that may negatively impact the laboratory.
Performs and documents instrument maintenance, calibration, and troubleshoots instrument issues.
What You Will Need:
Proof of High School Diploma or Equivalent
Bachelor of Science or Associate of Science Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or related chemical, physical, or biological science
Florida Clinical Laboratory Technologist license in Serology, Microbiology, Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, and Immunohematology
As a member of the healthcare team, the Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist/Clinical Laboratory Technologist is responsible for performing various routine or special clinical laboratory tests in one or more sections of the laboratory using automated equipment, manual testing and microscopic analysis to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease. The Medical Technologist will perform various duties of laboratory medicine commensurate with specialties and subspecialties that are performed within the areas assigned, recognizing and resolving technical problems and ensuring test systems and processes are functioning properly before reporting patient test results. Individuals will exhibit professionalism and provide positive patient/customer interactions, while serving as an engaged and productive team player for their work group and organization. The Medical Technologist is responsible to have a comprehensive understanding of the theory of all methodologies and quality systems within their scope of service, assess client needs, proactively participate in the implementation of improvement measures, verify test methods and ensure validity of testing to include patient preparation, pre-analytic analytic and post-analytic phases of testing and test results reporting.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.