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What You Will Be Responsible for:
Responsible for test performance in applicable laboratory departments as determined by training, competency, and supervisory discretion / departmental needs, to include manual and automated procedures.
Reports test results using appropriate documentation methods; ensures timely communication of critical and other significant laboratory results to the appropriate patient care unit or patient care provider.
Performs quality control procedures as indicated by departmental policy; performs review to ensure accuracy of test system performance prior to patient testing; documents appropriately.
Performs instrument maintenance as indicated by departmental policy and/or supervisory discretion; ensures proper instrument performance prior to patient testing; documents appropriately.
Applies critical thinking skills to identify problems with test performance; performs troubleshooting of test systems and instrumentation independently or with minimal supervision; documents corrective action in accordance with laboratory policy.
Demonstrates ability to identify and resolve issues related to age-appropriate and disease-specific care.
Consults with other departments, as appropriate, to collaborate in patient care and quality assurance activities.
Performs preanalytical processes of laboratory testing including phlebotomy, registration, ordering, and/ or specimen receipt according to departmental needs and supervisor discretion.
Uses appropriate PPE and other laboratory safety equipment as indicated by policy.
Maintains current knowledge of departmental and hospital policy, Joint Commission, CLIA, and other regulatory requirements.
Represents the Laboratory department in a professional manner in all patient, employee, visitor, and physician interactions.
Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and professional under stressful situations.
Assures workflow continuity through communication.
Maintains regular dialog with Laboratory supervisory / managerial staff concerning quality, safety, and customer service issues within the department and the facility.
Performs other duties as assigned by direct supervisor and laboratory supervisory personnel.
What You Will Need:
Basic to moderate computer skills required.
Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing required.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
Additional languages preferred.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
A.S. degree in Clinical Laboratory Science required.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current MLT licensure with approved national registry organization (ASCP or equivalent) required within one year of hire.
Responsible for performance of preanalytical, analytical, and post analytical process of clinical laboratory testing and related quality control / quality assurance duties. Utilize critical thinking skills to ensure the quality of patient test results.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.