Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Laboratory Assistant with Lake City Medical Center you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!
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 offerd medical and surgical programs including 24-hour emergency care, heart care, interventional cardiology, orthopedics, cancer care, and imaging and rehabilitation services. We have been named the area's 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.
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 Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Lake City Medical Center family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Laboratory Assistant to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!
Job Summary and Qualifications
You Will Perform:
*Specimen collection and testing requirements and understand specimen rejection
*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
*A phlebotomy certificate is beneficial
*Experience in a clinical laboratory setting
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.
"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it." - Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Laboratory Assistant opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!
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.