Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota
Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years
Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
Spectacular springs throughout the county
Full Time Evenings 2p-10:30p and rotating weekends
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrate competency in laboratory procedures within the scope of practice. Provide all aspects of diagnostic laboratory procedures based on established standards. Perform testing in a timely manner and ensure department staff adhere to established turnaround time goals. Directs the flow of work for the laboratory.
Adheres to hospital and department policies and procedures. Completes assigned policy and procedure review assignments in a timely manner. Maintains current knowledge of AABB, CAP, Joint Commission, State of Florida, and Federal regulatory requirements for the clinical laboratory. Complies with all applicable regulatory and accreditation standards.
Participates in proficiency testing program as assigned. Ensures that proficiency testing deadlines are met and samples are analyzed in the same manner as patient samples.
Performs all assigned preventative maintenance, calibration, and quality control testing as scheduled, to include appropriate documentation and review.
Troubleshoots and documents analyzer problems. Informs onsite lab supervisor and all Nursing units of anticipated delays due to extended downtime.
Maintains a clean and stocked workstation, following infection control guidelines. Ensures department supply levels are maintained in a manner to reduce waste and avoid expenses for “rush” orders.
Maintains competencies current for all assigned procedures. Completes assigned competency assessments in a timely manner.
Performs competency assessments of staff as assigned.
Provides orientation and training to new employees and medical technology students as needed, under the direction of the lab supervisor. Appropriately documents orientation and training of new employees and medical technology students.
Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his or her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, and specific jobâ‘related hazards.
Follows the hospital exposure control plans/blood borne and airborne pathogens.
Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.
Participates in departmental staff meetings and attends other meetings as assigned. Establishes and maintains communications within the department and with other departments.
Keeps professional license current at all times. Demonstrates commitment to professional and personal growth. Maintains membership in the appropriate professional organizations.
What You Will Need:
Minimum of an Associates’ degree in medical technology or related sciences.
Two years of experience in a laboratory setting required or completion of an accredited medical laboratory training program.
State of Florida- Medical Technologist License in at least one specialty: Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Immunohematology, Microbiology, and/or Serology
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS/MT) Board of Certification or equivalent required.
The Lead Medical Technologist performs laboratory testing in accordance with the Division of Clinical Laboratory Standards and pursuant to Florida Department of Professional Regulation, Chapter 64B3-13.00. Oversees the day-to day operations of various lab sections in the absence of a Supervisor and assists the section supervisor with leadership duties as assign. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
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