HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Laboratory Assistant II PRN / Per Diem, Northwest Medical Center in Margate, Florida

Integrated Regional Laboratories Lab Assistant II PRN / Per Diem * *Northwest Medical Center Margate, 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. / / /IRL is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies. Join our tradition of excellence!/

Facility Description:

Join a dynamic team of healthcare providers in a friendly work environment. We're dedicated to the highest quality patient care and we're looking for dedicated, qualified, compassionate professionals to become part of our team. Northwest Medical Center offers supportive management, great benefits and flexibility. A 223-bed medical center, we continue to expand and integrate the latest technology into patient care. Our facility features a state of the art Cardiovascular Tower and newly expanded 53 bed Emergency Room, the largest in South Florida, providing increased opportunity for professional growth./ / / / /Benefits:/ / / /We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance./

Job Description*

The Lab Assistant II 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 preferred * Specimen collection experience strongly preferred

Title: Laboratory Assistant II PRN / Per Diem, Northwest Medical Center

Location: Florida-Margate-Northwest Medical Center - North Broward County

Requisition ID: 01079-4899