HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Laboratory Assistant II, PRN / Per Diem, Mercy Hospital in Miami, Florida

Integrated Regional Laboratories Laboratory Assistant II, PRN / Per Diem
Mercy Hospital Miami, 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/

Facility Description: Mercy Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs of South Florida for over 60 years. As a comprehensive healthcare facility, Mercy offers a full range of services to the residents of Miami-Dade county and surrounding communities. A 473-bed acute care facility, Mercy Hospital is accredited by Joint Commission. Mercy is affiliated with over 700 physicians representing 27 medical specialties. As Miami-Dade County’s only Catholic hospital, Mercy Hospital is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Augustine, Florida and is affiliated with HCA East Florida Division, an HCA affiliate. Mercy Hospital is dedicated to providing excellent medical care, while remaining true to its mission of caring for the physical and spiritual needs of all the people it serves. / / /Benefits:/ /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. / / /Please Apply Online Now!!/

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 * Excellent verbal and written communication skills strongly preferred * Basic computer skills preferred. * Well organized and detail oriented. * Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. * Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment. * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

Title: Laboratory Assistant II, PRN / Per Diem, Mercy Hospital

Location: Florida-Miami-Mercy Hospital

Requisition ID: 01079-4828