Lab Coordinator FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kissimmee, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    10/12/2019
  • Job ID:
    19015458
  • Job Family
    Laboratory
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Kissimmee

Job Description


Description
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Laboratory Coordinator - AdventHealth - Kissimmee

Location Address: 2450 N Orange Blossom Trail, Kissimmee, FL 34744


Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth - Kissimmee

  • AdventHealth Kissimmee is an 83-bed community-focused hospital
  • Conveniently located near Walt Disney World
  • The team here is dedicated to bringing mission-focused, faith-based care to residents and visitors of Osceola and Orange Counties
  • AdventHealth Kissimmee has recently expanded to include a new medical office building, patient tower, and new main entrance


Work Hours/Shift:   Full Time, 10AM-6:30PM
 

You Will Be Responsible For:

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

  • Demonstrates behaviors appropriate to the position. Participates as a member of various committees, teams and councils for AdventHealth Laboratory, including cross-campus laboratory teams, and campus specific teams/committees as may be assigned.
  • Oversees department or work area staffing, including interviewing potential replacement staff members as requested, ensuring appropriate orientation of new employees, ongoing training of staff, and documented competency assessment of staff. Oversees the clinical experience of students in affiliated education programs.
  • Performs, assigns and oversees pre-analytical and support activities related to laboratory testing to facilitate daily department operations. Activities 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. answering the telephone, clerical and/or receptionist duties; and other pre-analytical activities.
  • Performs, assigns and oversees expected tests and analytical procedures for assigned department or work area efficiently and accurately, according to AdventHealth procedures, performance standards, and departmental competency standards. Participates and may assign staff performance in proficiency testing, consistently adhering to federal and state regulations as well as AdventHealth policies.  Consistently ensures department workspaces are maintained in a neat, organized, and properly supplied manner, and that documentation is properly stored and safeguarded.
  • Performs, assigns and oversees assigned post-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, in accordance with AdventHealth procedures and campus practices. Provides and acts on technical and support information related to the elements of laboratory testing for all age groups, neonatal through geriatric patients.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

Required:
  • 3 years analytical, technical experience in Clinical Laboratory Setting 
  • Licensed by State of Florida at Clinical Laboratory Technologist level in appropriate specialties (Chemistry, Hematology, Serology, Microbiology, Immunohematology/Blood Banking, and/or Molecular Pathology) for the department or campus assignment
  • A high degree of theoretical and practical knowledge and expertise in licensed specialty(ies).
  • Technical skills and aptitudes related to the laboratory testing, procedures and processes performed in department or work area assigned.
  • Ability to read text and numbers in English, and comprehend, measure, reason, match, and problem solve.
Preferred:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Laboratory Science or an equivalent term OR 4 years post-secondary education with a concentration in the aforementioned subject matters, Chemical Science or Biologic Science or Healthcare-related field
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a supervisory or managerial role in a Clinical Laboratory
  • Nationally certified as Medical Laboratory Scientist/Technologist, or equivalent term
  • Licensed by State of Florida as Clinical Laboratory Supervisor level in assigned department specialties, or all 6 areas (Chemistry, Hematology, Serology, Microbiology, Immunohematology/Blood Banking, Molecular Pathology).
 
Job Summary:

The Laboratory Coordinator oversees, assigns and/or performs all aspects (pre-analytical, analytical, post-analytical) of specific laboratory departments or shift procedures; quality control process; performance improvement activities; interviewing and participation in selection of new staff members; training of new employees; ongoing competency assessment of staff; advanced problem solving for customers and staff; departmental equipment operation, maintenance and upgrades; writing/reviewing procedures and processes. Actively assists department manager with daily operations, within approved operational and capital budgets, meeting departmental goals in all Extending Excellence areas: Team, Service, Clinical, Market and Finance. Work customarily involves analytical testing of blood and/or other biological specimens and depending on campus and department, various pre- and post-analytical work processes are included in the work duties customarily performed; on-call hours may also be required. Promotes and actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. 


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

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