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Medical Technologist Full Time Nights

Req #: 17006869
Location: DeLand, FL
Job Category: Laboratory
Organization: Florida Hospital DeLand

Description
 Work Hours/Shifts

Full Time, Nights

Florida Hospital DeLand

For over 50 years, Florida Hospital DeLand, a full-service, 156-bed acute care hospital located in DeLand, FL, has served the West Volusia area and surrounding communities. Florida Hospital DeLand has grown to include Florida Hospital DeLand Victoria Medical Park, Florida Hospital Digestive Health Center and the Florida Hospital DeLand Cancer Institute. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations; which includes being awarded their Gold Seal of Approval. Our efforts to strive for excellence has led to being voted “Best Hospital and Best Rehab” by Best of the West — Daytona News Journal and a Top 100 Company for Working Families in Central Florida.

 

At Florida Hospital DeLand, we believe that better quality of care leads to better quality of life, so we’re committed to providing each of our patients the absolute best medical care in the most cutting-edge facilities possible, all in a caring, compassionate, neighborly environment. Our mission is to offer hope and healing to all of our patients in conjunction with our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ within our community.

 
 
Qualifications

You will be responsible for:

  • Obtains or receives specimens, performs a variety of standardized tests including advanced and specialized tests using techniques and equipment
  • Interprets results as to accuracy, acceptability and critical limits
  • Enters data from analysis of medical tests or clinical results into medical record within required timeframes
  • Conducts maintenance, performance checks and calibrates instruments in one or more laboratory area
  • Recognizes biohazards specimens and processes the specimen accordingly
  • Evaluates media, reagents and standards according to established criteria
  • Conducts established quality control procedures on analytical tests, instruments, reagents, media and other products.
  • Evaluates results of quality control, implements corrective action when indicated, and documents action.
  • Assesses the validity of laboratory results through correlation of data with patient chart information.
  • Anticipates and recognized errors, responding in an appropriate manner.
  • Assists with and may supervise training of Medical Technology students and/or new employees
  • Demonstrates competency in the performance of laboratory procedures as they relate to specific age groups (Neonate, Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric).
  • Fulfills other position responsibilities on a temporary basis or to expand current duties by updating the position description.
  • Mandatory CBL compliance
  • Mandatory Fire training
What will you need?
  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or a Bachelor’s degree in a related science with approved clinical laboratory scientist training required OR Associate’s Degree with at least two years of experience.
  • One year hospital experience in a clinical laboratory setting required
  • Active Florida License as a Generalist Medical Technologist or Specialist Medical Technologist in one or more areas of the Laboratory required, or an Associate degree in Medical Technology
  • Computer proficiency required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (preferred)
  • Florida license as a Generalist Medical Technologist in all areas of the laboratory (preferred)
  • Specialist Medical Technologist in one or more areas (preferred)
  • Or an Associate degree in Medical Technology (preferred)


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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