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Medical Lab Technologist II PRN Night Shift Ocala

Company: AdventHealth
Location: Ocala
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:


Description

Medical Lab Technologist II AdventHealth Ocala

Location Address: 1500 SW 1st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala

  • Horse Capital of the World
  • Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota
  • Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years
  • Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
  • Spectacular springs throughout the county

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN Night Shift; flexible with hours and days scheduled but it would be a couple of shifts a week and rotating weekends as needed

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Reads, examines, and interprets complex test results
  • Serves as a resource and addresses complex tests/procedures
  • Manages instrument maintenance and troubleshooting practices
  • Leads quality control and quality assurance testing
  • Assists with data collection and special projects, as assigned
  • Assists with department orientation and trains medical laboratory staff
  • Performs assigned pre-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, which may include general and analytical equipment maintenance, function checks and documentation; specimen collection as needed; biological specimen processing; cleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned laboratory equipment and spaces; quality control and calibration performance; and other pre-analytical activities
  • Performs all expected tests and analytical procedures for assigned department or work area efficiently and accurately, according to established procedures, performance standards, and departmental competency standards. Participates in proficiency testing, consistently adhering to federal and state regulations as well as Institutional policies
  • Performs post-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, reporting results (including highly abnormal results) in accordance with established procedures. Provides and acts on technical and support information related to the elements of laboratory testing for all age groups, neonatal through geriatric patients
  • Provides orientation and training to new employees and medical technology students as needed, under the direction of the lab leadership. Appropriately documents orientation and training of new employees and medical technology students
  • Provides guidance to technicians and support staff, resolution to customer service issues within guidelines, and support education to clinical staff as appropriate or requested. Facilitates workflow when necessary
  • Recognizes that the attainment of knowledge is every employee’s responsibility & accepts accountability for staying current on all written or electronic communication
  • Follows appropriate safety policies including the appropriate use of PPE, handwashing, and hazardous chemical handling. Demonstrates understanding and adheres to Chemical Hygiene plan and Infection Control policies. Employee job duties may include transport of hazardous waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area; employee will be required to complete
  • initial training (prior to handling hazardous waste) and refresher training to include proper handling and transport of hazardous waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment
  • Performs various support activities to facilitate operation of assigned department or work area
  • May assess competencies according to Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) regulations
  • Demonstrate competency in laboratory procedures within the scope of practice. Provide all aspects of diagnostic laboratory procedures based on established standards. Perform testing in a timely manner and ensure department staff adhere to established turnaround time goals
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Qualifications

What You Will Need:

    • Bachelor’s degree medical technology or related sciences with appropriate state licensure if required or appropriate national certification
    • Two years of technical experience 
    • Must hold a certification from one of the following Medical Laboratory Scientist (American Society for Clinical Pathology), or Medical Technologist (American Society for Clinical Pathology), or Medical Technologist (American Medical Technologist), or Medical Technologist (American Associate of Bioanalyst)
    • If required by facility licensed in specialty of microbiology AND/OR, serology/immunology AND/OR, chemistry, hematology AND/OR, immunohematology AND/OR, histocompatibility AND/OR, blood banking AND/OR, molecular pathology

Job Summary:

Performs complex diagnostic and analytic testing of laboratory specimens and interprets data.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Keywords: AdventHealth, Ocala , Medical Lab Technologist II PRN Night Shift Ocala, Other , Ocala, Florida

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