Performs assigned pre-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, which may include:
Collects patient, physician and test order information in order to create patient accounts. This includes verifying patient identification, insurance information, physician credentials and test order requirements.
Blood specimen collection via venipuncture or capillary puncture for all age groups
Continually maintains workspaces neat and organized by cleaning and disinfecting selected or assigned laboratory equipment. Keeps lab areas and spaces properly supplied.
Follows AdventHealthâ™s system wide communication model.
Performs post-analytical activities related to laboratory testing as needed to support assigned department. This includes:
Performs various support activities to facilitate operation of assigned department or work area, which include answering the telephone, clerical and receptionist duties (i.e., faxing, phones, pneumatic tube system, reports).
What Will You Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Associate degree and/or higher-level education, or completed coursework in Health Services Administration or other related medical or business field
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
National Certification in Phlebotomy if phlebotomy duties are required
National Certification as a Medical Lab Assistant
The Laboratory Assistant perform various laboratory support procedures in assigned areas which may include phlebotomy and/or specimen processing in clinical and anatomical pathology areas. Performs any of the following non-technical functions under the supervision of the department supervisor, manager or director.
Specimen collection and transporting
Specimen processing; trouble shooting sample and order discrepancies
Submission and monitoring of specimens submitted to referral laboratories; shipping samples to reference laboratories or facilities for consult; entering billing information
Perform equipment maintenance procedures
Blood component preparation and issuance
Receiving and inoculation of culture media
Accession surgical cases requiring knowledge of anatomy; trouble shoot and escalate any missing surgical specimens; assign and distribute slides to pathologists
Inventory and ordering of supplies
Work customarily involves practical knowledge in various laboratory procedures and support functions in pre-analytical and post-analytical tasks. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Internal Number: 20029719
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.