HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Laboratory Assistant II, PRN / Per Diem, University Hospital and Medical Center in Tamarac, Florida

Integrated Regional Laboratories Laboratory Assistant II – PRN / Per Diem University Medical Center and Hospital Tamarac, 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: At University Hospital and Medical Center, it's all about community. For almost 35 years we've transformed right alongside the South Florida community we serve. Today, we're a 317-bed facility that is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Our team includes nearly 1,000 healthcare professionals and 550 physicians. We invite you to make our team even stronger. University Hospital & Medical Center has been honored by being nationally recognized with many prestigious awards and accolades, including: awarded the Gold Seal of Approval by the Joint Commission, designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, awarded the Disease Specific Care Certification for Orthopedic Joint Replacement and received the Five Star Excellence Award in Emergency Services. _ _ _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.

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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, University Hospital and Medical Center

Location: Florida-Tamarac-University Hospital - Broward County

Requisition ID: 01079-4845