Laboratory Assistant PRN AdventHealth North Pinellas
Location Address: 1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth North Pinellas
Top Quality outcomes
Nurse Excellence Committee (NEC)/Governance
Leadership is accessible
Located on the Gulf of Mexico
PRN (Mostly covering weekends and holidays)
You Will Be Responsible For:
Performs venipuncture according to SOP and with minimum trauma to patients.
Processes and prepares samples for testing for send-outs as well as in-house testing.
Assists techs with minor pre-analytic duties as time permits.
Prints collection summary reports to resolve problems concerning pending orders.
Ensures proper and timely collection of requested labs including stats and timed collections.
Distributes 24 hour urine containers with required preservative and instruction labels.
Follows Infection Control policies for isolation patients and wears PPE appropriate for duties.
Performs EKGs when required as part of the duties on the Outpatient Care Center.
Registers Outpatients, Outreach and Contract patients in the LIS.
Performs deletion of tests and crediting of test charges.
Performs order entry of requested procedures in the LIS.
Inventories, orders and maintains proper level of phlebotomy and office supplies.
Handles telephone calls in a courteous manner accepting and transferring callers to proper areas
Faxes test results to physicians, nursing and other authorized agencies as required.
Receives and accessions samples into the lab computer system and distributes samples to proper departments
What You Will Need:
High School diploma or GED.
Completion of an accredited phlebotomy training program with certificate.
Collects blood samples through the use of standard venipuncture techniques and prepares these samples for laboratory testing. Performs clerical and receptionist functions in the specimen processing area of the laboratory.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.