Job Description

Location: Palmetto General Hospital
Posted Date: 5/18/2024
Job Type: Per Diem
Department: 8329.51520 LABORATORY CLINICAL

NOT A PHLEBOTOMY or RESEARCH POSITION: a State of Florida Clinical Laboratory license is required for this position.


Shift and Schedules: Per Diem/ Flex -Night Shift -CORE LAB

Position Summary:

To perform all routine technical procedures. To assist with the duties of phlebotomy as needed. To organize work priorities during working hours. To judge the adequacy of a submitted specimen and to request another specimen if the original is unsatisfactory. To interrupt testing sequence to perform STAT procedures. To recheck questionable results.

To notify the supervisor when the workload demand requires additional personnel. To supervisor work performed in the section when acting as the technologist in charge especially on weekends and holidays. To supervise trainees in bench work activities in the section.

To assist in meeting requirements set forth by inspection agencies. Is trained and able to treat patients of all age groups. Performs duties and conducts interpersonal relationships in a professional manner in order to project a positive image of the laboratory and the hospital. Works with the laboratory staff, nursing staff, medical staff, visitors and patients in a professional manner. Works with manufacturer and sales representatives in a professional manner.

Conducts all contacts in a friendly, courteous, helpful and considerate manner designed to provide good customer service. Answers the telephone in a prompt and courteous manner. Displays concern and provides assistance as appropriate to callers or in face-to-face situations. Dedicated to meeting the expectations of the internal and external customers. Works with customers to identify areas of concern and to recommend appropriate solutions.

Qualifications & Licenses/Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology preferred.
  • Six months of technical experience required.
  • Three or more years of technical experience preferred.
  • Blood Bank experience preferred.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Required license in 5 of the following:
    • Serology Technologist
    • Clinical Chemistry Technologist
    • Microbiology Technologist
    • Hematology Technologist
    • Immunohematology Technologist
    • Molecular Pathology Technologist
    • Clinical Laboratory Supervisor

Training, Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities

  • Current Florida license as a technologist in Microbiology, Blood Bank or all areas is required.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in writing and orally with all levels of the Organization

About Steward Health Care

Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.

As the country’s largest physician-led, tax paying, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 39 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.

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