Central Florida Regional Hospital, a 221-bed acute care hospital, serves the communities of Seminole and west Volusia counties. Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. In recognition of this commitment, we will strive to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare in the communities we serve. The hospital provides the only full-service cardiovascular program in Seminole and west Volusia, including open heart surgery, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiac rehabilitation and comprehensive diagnostic services. Other specialized services include orthopedic and spine care, robotic surgery, wound care, acute inpatient medical rehabilitation, complete imaging services and The Baby Suites.
Central Florida Regional Hospital is located 3.6 miles east of I-4 between S.R. 46 and Highway 17-92 in Sanford. The hospital has been designated a Level II trauma center and provides 24/7 emergency care
Under the direction of the Laboratory Director, supervisor or technologist, the Laboratory Assistant supplies a variety of support to the licensed technical staff. This includes blood collection, specimen processing, data entry of orders and patient information, distribution of reports, filing of records and customer relations.
Verifies patient identity verbally and by checking name and unique identifier on patient’s arm band before performing any specimen collection procedure.
Properly collects and processes specimens for in-house and reference laboratory testing.
Answers phone with a pleasant demeanor and assists customers in any way possible.
Assists with training of new hires and phlebotomy students.
Assists with clerical duties as needed.
Ensures continuity of care across shifts.
Fosters teamwork through participation in department activities and committees.
Actively seeks to improve knowledge, skills and abilities.
Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered.
Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm.
Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.
Regular, Punctual and dependable attendance.
Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
High School or GED
Phlebotomy Certification preferred
National Phlebotomy Certification preferred
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:
3 years of phlebotomy experience in ER required
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
Reads and writes Basic English possessing the basic skills necessary to meet the needs of the position
Basic computer skills
Ability to multitask
Ability to follow instructions
Ability to work with hazardous material and utilize personal protective equipment
Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs
Knowledge of medical terminology
Ability to maintain confidentiality
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