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Laboratory Assistant

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Palatka
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Description This is a full-time, evening shift position with rotating weekends.Shift differentials provided!HCA Florida Putnam Hospital 611 Zeagler Dr Palatka, FL 32177Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a(an) Laboratory Assistant? At HCA Florida Putnam Hospital, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.HCA Florida Putnam Hospital, a 99-bed, acute care facility in Palatka, provides the latest technology with the assurance of highly trained and caring professionals to the residents of Putnam County. The hospital serves North Central Florida with a full complement of quality healthcare services.
BenefitsHCA Florida Putnam Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Laboratory Assistant like you to be a part of our team.Job Summary and QualificationsAs a Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist, you will be responsible for:
    • Specimen collection and testing requirements and understanding specimen rejection
    • Collecting blood specimens through venipuncture methods and skin puncture practices on pediatric, neonatal, adults and geriatric patients
    • Completing appropriate specimen collection documentation
    • Following established procedures for patient identification and specimen collection based test orders
    • Educating patient and/or family regarding specimen collection procedures prior to obtaining specimen
    • Using our computer information system relative to job functions
    • Clerical duties (i.e., faxing, phones, pneumatic tube system, reports)
    • Reviewing Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and pending specimen collections/accessioning issues; take action as appropriateRequirements:
      • A completed high school diploma or GED
      • A vocational/technical diploma
      • A phlebotomy certificate is beneficial
      • Less than 1 year of experience in a clinical laboratory setting
      • Time management and customer service skillsThis role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).Integrated Regional Labs is a full service provider
        for clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology services, providing hospitals, physicians, and clients with
        timely diagnostic information for patient care. Our infrastructure includes a fully
        automated esoteric core laboratory in Fort Lauderdale, a histology and microbiology operation in Largo,
        Florida, and a network of hospital based rapid-response laboratories present in four
        HCA Healthcare divisions within the state of Florida. Our core laboratories support more than
        250 acute and rehab hospitals, physician practices, surgery centers and commercial
        accounts.
        HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the
        delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

        HCA Healthcare Co-Founder We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Laboratory Assistant opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Palm Coast , Laboratory Assistant, Healthcare , Palatka, Florida

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