HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Laboratory Assistant II Full-time, Evenings in Fort Pierce, Florida

Integrated Regional Laboratories

Laboratory Assistant II – Full-time (1.0 FTE), 12P-830P **Weekdays & Weekend Rotations

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center

Fort Pierce, FL

Integrated Regional Laboratories (IRL) includes thirteen HCA hospital laboratories in Palm Beach, Broward, Dade, Saint Lucie and Okeechobee counties and one Core Laboratory in Broward County. Through the process of re-engineering and the application of leading edge automation technology, IRL has transformed laboratory operations in the HCA East Florida market into an integrated service network.

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Facility Description:

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 365-bed acute care hospital. Home to the Treasure Coast Level II Trauma Center, it provides life-saving care for patients with critical injuries from St. Lucie, Indian River, Okeechobee and Martin counties. Specialty services include a full range of cardiac care from diagnostics to open-heart surgery, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Behavioral Health, an Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation Center as well as the only Mazor Robotics Program that provides highly-accurate, minimally-invasive surgery for complex spinal cases.

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/ We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance. /

Job Description

Performs any three of the following non-technical support functions in a hospital/clinical laboratory setting: specimen collection, specimen processing, submission and monitoring of specimens submitted to referral laboratories for esoteric testing, patient registration.

Job Responsibilities Include but are not Limited to:

  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of specimen collection and testing requirements as well as specimen rejection criteria

  • Demonstrates proficiency in venipunctures and/or fingersticks on pediatric, neonatal, adults and geriatric patients

  • Completes appropriate specimen collection documentation

  • Responsible for clerical duties (i.e., faxing, phones, pneumatic tube system, reports)

  • Performs registration and order entry procedures, as requested, with accuracy, and in a timely manner

  • Labels specimens and aliquots according to established protocols and according to testing ordered

  • Centrifuges and aliquots specimens appropriately, based on specimen type and tests ordered.

  • Cleans the area upon emergency spills of specimens

  • Processes, sorts, and prepares specimens for submission to referral laboratories for testing in accordance with specimen requirements for tests ordered.

    Required Job Qualifications include:

  • High School or GED preferred

  • Vocational/Technical, preferred

  • Phlebotomy Certificate preferred

  • 1-3 years of previous experience in clinical laboratory setting strongly required

Job: *Laboratory

Title: Laboratory Assistant II Full-time, Evenings

Location: Florida-Fort Pierce-Lawnwood Regional Medical Cntr-St. Lucie County

Requisition ID: 01079-7598