Laboratory Assistant II
Location:
Inverness , Florida
Posted:
November 23, 2017
Reference:
26598-1228
Celebrating more than a 50 year history of healing, Citrus Memorial Hospital is the leading provider of healthcare in Citrus County and the surrounding area. More than 150 physicians and 1,000 employees at the 198-bed acute care hospital offer a wide range of services including 24-hour emergency room care, heart and vascular surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, and women's services. Citrus Memorial is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and is fully licensed by the State of Florida.

The Phlebotomist draws blood samples to be analyzed by laboratory personnel and interpreted by Pathologists such that patient diagnoses may be made. The tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Collects blood samples ensuring proper patient identification and labeling of samples.
  • Follows hospital policies and procedures for transporting/delivering samples to laboratory.
  • Maintains strict quality control for procedures.
  • May perform special tests such as clotting time, bleeding time and glucose tolerance tests and report test results.
  • Maintains records of tests performed and blood samples taken.
  • Maintains needed equipment and supplies.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
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Qualifications:
  • This position is full-time mixed shifts with rotating weekends.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Completion of Phlebotomy Training program.
  • Nationally recognized certification as a Phlebotomy Technician preferred.
  • Hospital experience required.
  • Experience with Meditech preferred.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Ability to perform work that requires occasional stooping, squatting, pushing, pulling, climbing, overhead lifting. Frequent standing , walking, lifting, grasping and repetitive motion. Lifting up to 50 pounds.

A little about us:
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