Florida Hospital Medical Laboratory Technologist – Laboratory - East Orlando - Part Time in Orlando, Florida

Medical Laboratory Technologist – Laboratory - East Orlando - Part Time

Florida Hospital East Orlando seeks to hire a Medical Laboratory Technologist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Florida Hospital East Orlando, a 265-bed community hospital, has been serving East Orlando residents since 1941 as an innovative local leader that fills a vital need in a fast-growing area. A recent 200,000 square-foot expansion project upgraded the hospital to 265 beds, with a spacious patient tower and 80 new private rooms designed to enhance the holistic care experience.

Department Profile:

The Florida Hospital Laboratory, from routine diagnostics to complex laboratory studies, plays an integral part in patient care, particularly in the areas of disease diagnosis, monitoring and prevention. An engaged team that include highly trained Licensed Medical Technologists and Laboratory Assistants provide services to hospital inpatients, out-patients, emergent care patients, physicians’ offices, and outreach clients in the East Orlando community. Using state-of-the-art diagnostic instrumentation, technology and techniques, the laboratory is committed to providing timely and accurate patient results to our physician partners as a reflection of our mission to enable and enhance the care service and patient experience.

Work Hours/Shifts:

3 days per week with alternating weekends; 7a – 730p

Job Summary:

The Medical Laboratory Technologists performs various laboratory testing procedures in assigned areas as licensed. Work customarily involves analytical testing of blood and/or other human biological specimens. Depending on campus and department, various pre-and post-analytical work processes are including in the work duties customarily performed; on-call hours may also be required. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Technical skills and aptitudes related to the laboratory testing, procedures and processes performed in department or work area assigned.

  • Ability to effectively communicate in verbal and written English with patients, staff, partners and customers of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective, and professional manner.

  • Ability to read text and numbers in English, and to comprehend, measure, reason, match, and problem solve under supervision. Ability to apply accurately learned computer related applications and programs, including using electronic keyboards and other peripheral devices.

  • Mature judgment and the ability to handle confidential information within Florida Hospital guidelines and applicable regulations.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Laboratory Science or an equivalent term, OR

  • Four years post secondary education with a concentration in the aforementioned subject matters, Chemical Science or Biologic Science or Healthcare-related field (Preferred)

  • One year analytical, technical experience in Clinical Laboratory setting, OR

  • Completion of a clinical internship in Medical Laboratory Science or equivalent program (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Licensed by State of Florida at Clinical Laboratory Technologist level in appropriate specialties (Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Serology/Immunology, Microbiology, Immunohematology/Blood Banking, and/or Molecular Pathology) for the department or campus assignment

  • Nationally certified as Medical Laboratory Scientist/Technologist, or equivalent term (Preferred)

  • Licensed by State of Florida as Clinical Laboratory Technologist level in assigned department specialties, or all 6 areas (Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Serology/Immunology, Microbiology, Immunohematology/Blood Banking, Molecular Pathology). (Preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program

  • Performs various support activities to facilitate operation of assigned department or work area, which may include answering the telephone, clerical and/or receptionist duties. Continually maintains workspaces in a neat, organized, and properly supplied; properly stores and safeguards documentation and paperwork.

  • Performs assigned pre-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, which may include general and analytical equipment maintenance, function checks and documentation; inventory control and supply stocking; specimen collection; biological specimen processing; cleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned laboratory equipment and spaces; quality control and calibration performance; and other pre-analytical activities.

  • Performs all expected tests and analytical procedures for assigned department or work area efficiently and accurately, according to Florida Hospital procedures, performance standards, and departmental competency standards. Participates in proficiency testing, consistently adhering to federal and state regulations as well as Florida Hospital policies.

  • Performs post-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, reporting results (including highly abnormal results) in accordance with Florida Hospital procedures. Provides and acts on technical and support information related to the elements of laboratory testing for all age groups, neonatal through geriatric patients.

  • Provides leadership and mentoring to technicians and support staff, resolution to customer service issues within guidelines, and support education to clinical staff as appropriate or requested. Facilitates workflow when necessary.

  • Participates in, and has knowledge of, laboratory and hospital Performance Improvement activities, including evaluation of new equipment and/or procedures or methods.

  • Adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies; protects confidentiality of patient information and results at all times.

  • Follows appropriate safety policies including the appropriate use of PPE, handwashing, and hazardous chemical handling. Demonstrates understanding and adheres to Chemical Hygiene plan and Infection Control policies. Employee job duties may include transport of hazardous waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area; employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling hazardous waste) and refresher training to include proper handling and transport of hazardous waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or work area.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Medical Laboratory Technologist opportunity with East Orlando and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Medical Laboratory Technologist, East Orlando

Job: *Laboratory

Organization: *Florida Hospital

Title: Medical Laboratory Technologist – Laboratory - East Orlando - Part Time

Location: FL-Orlando

Requisition ID: 263290