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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Laboratory Assistant in Niceville, Florida

Twin Cities Hospital is a 65-bed hospital with a medical staff of over 150 physicians. It offers all private rooms and the areas first Certified Orthopedic Joint Replacement Program and Certified Spine Surgery Program, in addition to a state-of-the-art surgery center. Twin Cities Hospital also has 24 hour emergency services, a critical care unit, Certified Diabetes Education Program, and a variety of inpatient and outpatient diagnostic imaging and laboratory services. Located at Highway 85 North and College Boulevard in Niceville, Twin Cities Hospital also has the areas only hospital based Wellness Center, offering a variety of health related seminars throughout the year. For more information, please call (850) 678-4131.

POSITION SUMMARY:Under general supervision of the Lab Director and Assistant Director, the Lab Assistant assumes the responsibility for performing phlebotomy skills appropriately and efficiently, under the philosophy, policies and procedures established by the hospital and the laboratory department. To assure that the highest degree of quality patient care is maintained at all times. Provides clerical and reception functions for the lab.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Knowledge of technical aspects of the phlebotomy and the activities related to optimal collection and maintenance of specimens for laboratory testing.

  2. To demonstrate skill and accuracy in obtaining specimens for all age groups serviced.

  3. Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationship with internal and external customers.

  4. Maintains inter and intra departmental communications via telephone, intercom, fax and reception desk.

  5. Observes Safety, Infection Control and Risk Management policies and procedures.

  6. Performs any duties for efficient and quality operation of the department, including processing specimens.

  7. Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered.

  8. Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.

  9. Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm.

  10. Attends inservice presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.

  11. Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.

  12. Regular, Punctual and dependable attendance.

  13. Other duties as assigned

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At West Florida Hospital, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • /Student Loan Repayment/
  • /Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs/
  • /Paid Personal Leave/
  • /401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)/
  • /Identity Theft Protection discounts/
  • /Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options/
  • /Adoption Assistance/
  • /Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)/

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

 None

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

 BCLS required

 National registration certificate preferred

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:

 One year experience required

 1-3 years preferred

Job: *Laboratory

Title: Laboratory Assistant

Location: Florida-Niceville-Twin Cities Hospital

Requisition ID: 00164-1836

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