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Medical Technologist Generalist Full Time Days

Req #: 17011088
Location: Tavares, FL
Job Category: Laboratory
Organization: Florida Hospital Waterman
Potential Referral Bonus: $

Description
Work Hours/Shifts
Full Time, Days
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Florida Hospital Waterman
Florida Hospital Waterman is a career destination for individuals who feel a calling to help fulfill our mission of providing whole-person care that is highly compassionate and clinically first-rate. Drawn by that mission, team members also appreciate our state-of-the-art hospital, which is strikingly situated on a lovely lakeside campus, approximately 1 hour Northwest of Orlando. In August 2003, the hospital opened the doors of this replacement facility on Hwy 441 in Tavares. The 450,000 square foot, 269-bed acute care facility offers the latest in medical technology. Each patient room is private, and the uniquely designed "clover leaf" patient care units consist of 60 beds per floor. The Emergency Department is sized to accommodate up to 60,000 visits per year. At Florida Hospital Waterman, you'll enjoy a satisfying career and lifestyle as you help carry out our vital mission. We invite you to join our team!
Florida Hospital Waterman is committed to meeting our region's growing need for advanced comprehensive cardiac care. As part of that commitment, we are expanding our range of services to include interventional cardiology and open heart surgery services. At Florida Hospital Waterman, you'll enjoy a satisfying career and lifestyle as you help carry out our vital mission. We invite you to join our team!
Qualifications

You will be responsible for:

  • Assists in establishing and adheres to laboratory Quality Control policies
  • Performs and documents required maintenance, calibrations, and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation and test systems
  • Performs and reports all laboratory patient testing in a timely and accurate manner
  • Identifies problems that adversely affect test performance and reporting and resolves them in accordance with established laboratory policies and procedures 
  • Completes competency assessment requirements
  • Assists with performance of laboratory Quality Assurance activities
  • Assists with reference laboratory (send out) processes
  • Assists in managing reagents and supplies
  • Acts as a technical and clinical resource for support staff
  • Assists in the training and in-servicing of laboratory personnel
  • Assures workflow continuity through communication
  • Maintains regular dialog with laboratory Supervisory / Managerial staff concerning quality and safety
  • Demonstrates ability to accept and facilitate change
  • Follows laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing
  • Uses LIS system for collection verification, ordering, canceling, and inquiry functions
  • Assists in stocking store room and work areas with supplies of varying weight and size
  • Organizes work area and adheres to infection control policies
  • Creates reports, memos, letters, and other communications as needed
  • Participates in team interviewing when requested

What will you need?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Medical Technology
  • Minimum of two (2) years of clinical laboratory experience
  • Current Florida license as a Medical Laboratory Technologist in at least four clinical areas, or a Laboratory Supervisor License in at least three clinical areas
  • Meets Federal & Government CLIA requirements as a Technical Consultant


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