Laboratory Assistant II PRN
Location:
Englewood , Florida
Posted:
October 17, 2017
Reference:
26598-1171
Englewood Community Hospital is located in the Tampa Bay area along Florida's Gulf Coast. A 100-bed acute care hospital, offering a wide variety of healthcare services, we strive to create a culture that fosters compassion and kindness. With the patient as our primary focus, we have been recognized for our efforts in the prevention and treatment of illnesses including heart disease, general surgery, emergency care, urology and orthopedics. Working with a team of dedicated community physicians, we are able to achieve our vision of being the healthcare provider of choice in the community we serve.

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:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • 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:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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