HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Laboratory Assistant II PRN / Per Diem, JFK Medical Center North in West Palm Beach, Florida

Integrated Regional Laboratories Laboratory Assistant II – PRN / Per Diem JFK North West Palm Beach, 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:

JFK North Hospital, located in the heart of West Palm Beach, is a 250-bed acute care facility with over 30 years’ experience in providing the highest quality of care to our community. Conveniently located right off I-95, and equipped with large private rooms, soothing environments and technologically advanced medical equipment, our comprehensive service offering not only establishes West Palm Hospital as a premiere, full-service hospital but makes certain that our highly trained and caring staff is prepared to address the healthcare needs of those we serve. /Benefits:/ /We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance. / _Job Description_ _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.

Required Job Qualifications include: * Nationally recognized certification as a medical technologist or equivalent. * Must be licensed as a Technologist in the state of FL * Associate's degree in Science field required * Post Graduate Degree in Medical Technology strongly preferred * Minimum 1 year of experience as a Medical Technologist in a hospital laboratory is preferred. * Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment. * Strong team work and collaboration abilities. * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, walking, lifting, grasping and repetitive motion. Occasional stooping, squatting, pushing, pulling, climbing, overhead lifting.

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

Location: Florida-West Palm Beach-JFK Medical Center North Campus

Requisition ID: 01079-4788