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Laboratory Assistant II PRN

Company name
HCA Holdings, Inc

Location
Sun City Center, FL, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Healthcare, Bluecollar, Sciences, Clinical Research

Posted on
Jan 09,2019

Valid Through
Apr 24,2019

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We are seeking a dynamic motivated hospital based Lab Assistant II like you to join our organization. This is a PRN position.

IRL 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 in Alachua Florida, and a network of hospital based rapid-response laboratories throughout Florida. Through the process of re-engineering and the application of leading edge automation technology, IRL has transformed laboratory operations into an integrated service network. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

As a Laboratory Assistant II PRN, you will perform any three of the following non-technical functions under the supervision of the department supervisor, manager or director: specimen collection, specimen processing, submission and monitoring of specimens submitted to referral laboratories and/or patient registration. You will also perform duties consistent with written procedures and regulatory requirements and support the department in achieving department goals for service, quality, regulatory compliance, financial performance, patient satisfaction, healthy work environment and integration of intra and inter-departmental activities.

You Will Complete the Following for Specimen Collection: *

* Demonstrate a deep understanding of specimen collection and testing requirements as well as specimen rejection criteria

* Demonstrate proficiency in venipunctures and/or finger-sticks on pediatric, neonatal, adults and geriatric patients

* Complete appropriate specimen collection documentation

* Perform registration and order entry procedures, as requested, with accuracy, and in a timely manner

* Label specimens and aliquots according to established protocols and according to testing ordered

* Centrifuge and aliquot specimens appropriately, based on specimen type and tests ordered

* Process, sort, and prepare specimens for submission to referral laboratories for testing in accordance with specimen requirements for tests ordered

*You Will Complete the Following for Specimen Processing:

* Receive laboratory specimens into the laboratory information system

* Perform registration and order entry procedures, as requested, with accuracy, and in a timely manner

* Label specimens and aliquots according to established protocols and according to testing ordered

* Demonstrate a thorough understanding of specimen collection and testing requirements as well as specimen rejection criteria

* Centrifuge and aliquots specimens appropriately, based on specimen type and tests ordered

* Prepare specimens to be ready for courier pick-up and includes special instructions as requested by physician orders

* Discard laboratory specimens according to established schedule

* Perform periodic preventive maintenance and quality assurance procedures as assigned

* Collect chain-of-custody drug collections according to establish policy (as laboratory may require)

* Keep appropriate records/documentation relating to specimen problems and other problems encountered, takes corrective action as necessary to ensure validity and accuracy of testing

* Clean the area upon emergency spills of specimens

You Will Complete the Following for Referral Testing:

* Assess specimen requirements for referral testing and troubleshoot any specimen requirement and/or referral testing specimen or order entry issues

* Process, sort, and prepare specimens for submission to referral laboratories for testing in accordance with specimen requirements for tests ordered

* Regularly monitor and review the status of referred testing to assure that results are received and made available to physicians within established turnaround times

* Review Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and pending referral testing issues; take action as appropriate

* Communicate and troubleshoot any problem specimens in a timely manner

You Should Have:

* A completed high school diploma or GED

* A vocational/technical diploma

* A phlebotomy certificate is beneficial

* 1-3 years of previous experience in clinical laboratory setting

Additional Information:

* Available to work during disasters

* The ability to frequently stand, bend, reach, squat, kneel, move and lift patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds

IRL is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies and ranks 63rd on the Fortune 500 list. Join our tradition of excellence! We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Are you intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. We are actively interviewing, so apply today! We are very excited to hear from you!

We are an equal opportunity employer and we 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.

Job: *Laboratory

Title: Laboratory Assistant II PRN

Location: Florida-Sun City Center-South Bay Hospital - Sun City Center

Requisition ID: 00642-3757IRL

Company info

HCA Holdings, Inc
Website : http://hcahealthcare.com

Company Profile
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA. HCA is committed to the care and improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. Building on the foundation provided by our Mission & Values, HCA puts patients first and works to constantly improve the care we give them by implementing measures that support our caregivers, help ensure patient safety and provide the highest possible quality. Investing in our communities is important to us. HCA typically invests about $1.5 billion annually to keep our facilities modern and up-to-date technologically and to expand and add services where needed. Focusing primarily on communities where the company is a leading healthcare provider, HCA selectively adds new facilities in order to better serve our communities. And because two HCA founders were physicians, we value highly the strong relationships we've created with local physicians. We endeavor to provide them with a wide array of services and modern facilities in order to help them deliver the best possible care.

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