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
Full Time Evenings (2 pm to 10:30 pm) plus rotating every 2nd or 3rd weekend
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 employeeâ™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
What You Will Need:
Bachelorâ™s degree medical technology or related sciences with appropriate state licensure if required or appropriate national certification
Two years of technical experience
Appropriate state licensure or appropriate national certification if required
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
This position is for a role as a Generalist
Performs complex diagnostic and analytic testing of laboratory specimens and interprets data.
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.
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