Laboratory Assistant II Part Time Evenings 1p-9:30p with rotating weekends Tampa
Location: Tampa, Florida
Internal Number: 21028011
Laboratory Assistant II AdventHealth Tampa
Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa
Day One Benefits
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.
Part Time Evenings 1p-9:30p with rotating weekends and holidays
You Will Be Responsible For:
Ability to perform venipuncture and microtainer collection
Ensure specimens are correctly labeled and orders are received
Operates the automated specimen processor
Documents temperatures of equipment, and performs preventative maintenance of equipment
Performs Microbiology duties assigned, including Micro specimen processing, slide preparation and staining, culture setups, and handling positive blood cultures
Preparation of specimens for reference laboratory(ies) including ensuring appropriate specimen requirements and documentation
Ability to properly prioritize routine specimen receipt in the laboratory on a “first in – first out” basis. Stat and Alert specimens are prioritized before routine orders
Ability to perform POC waived testing and ensures completion and acceptability of QC for POC waived tests as required
Ability to keep prompt patient specimens flow to the laboratory from ED, monitoring laboratory pending in FirstNet and escalating delay for resolution
What You Will Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
High School Graduation or GED
Must have completed: Phlebotomy Training Program, Phlebotomy Technician, Certified Laboratory Assistant or completion of Florida Hospital Tampa training program sufficient to meet competency requirements for position.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
The Laboratory Assistant II will be responsible for processing all types of lab specimens, phlebotomy as well as equipment preventative maintenance as needed. He/she will be scheduled for staffing the ED as needed in addition to the main laboratory
He/she will assist the Processing Area Supervisor to ensure the daily activities of the Lab Processing Area and the needs of the entire hospital are met.
Primary provider of orientation and training for newly hired, as well as, providing updated in-service to the Laboratory Assistants. Acts as the âœIn Chargeâ person over the Specimen Processing Area during the times the Processing Supervisor is not available.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.