Port Charlotte, Florida

Description

SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


We are seeking a dynamic motivated hospital based Laboratory Assistant like you to join our organization. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, a generous benefit package and growth opportunities. Your benefits include 401(K), PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, employee discount program and employee stock purchase program. 

 

Fawcett Memorial Hospital is a 253-bed, full service acute care hospital serving the Charlotte County and the surrounding areas for over 40 years. We are proud to be joined by over 350 of the area’s most respected physicians. Fawcett has received the America’s top 100 Hospital recognition by Healthgrades for 2017 which puts the facility in the top 2% in the nation for clinical excellence.


As a Laboratory Assistant, you will perform specimen collection on assigned shifts under the supervision of the department supervisor, manager or director. You will  perform duties consistent with written procedures and regulatory requirements. You will also support the department in achieving goals for service, quality, regulatory compliance, financial performance, patient satisfaction, healthy work environment and integration of intra and inter-departmental activities.


You Will:

  • Demonstrate a thorough 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
  • Demonstrate proficiency in heel sticks on infants (as patient population requires)
  • Complete appropriate specimen collection documentation
  • Follow established procedures for patient identification and specimen collection based test orders
  • Educate patient and/or family regarding specimen collection procedures prior to obtaining specimen
  • Use computer information system relative to job functions
  • Become responsible for clerical duties (i.e., faxing, phones, pneumatic tube system, reports)
  • Demonstrate ability to deal with priorities first and plans for completion of duties
  • Review Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and pending specimen collections/accessioning issues; take action as appropriate

Qualifications

You Should Have:

  • A completed high school diploma or GED 

  • A vocational/technical diploma

  • A phlebotomy certificate is beneficial

  • Less than 1 year of experience in a clinical laboratory setting
Additional Information:
  • You should have the availability to work during disasters  
  • The ability to 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, HCA Healthcare. HCA Healthcare Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA Healthcare has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies. Join our tradition of excellence! HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA Healthcare ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA Healthcare as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. 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.

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Port Charlotte, Florida

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