Do you have the PRN career opportunities as a(an) Laboratory Assistant you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Mercy Hospital which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare. As Miami-Dade's only hospital accessible by air, land, and sea Mercy Hospital continues to meet the needs of patients since 1950. With 488 beds, Mercy is dedicated to providing excellent medical care, while remaining true to its mission of caring for the needs of all the people it serves.
We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Mercy Hospital, we offer an array of benefits for PRN colleagues. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:
Medical Benefits designed to meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act
401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Laboratory Assistant where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!
Job Summary and Qualifications
Specimen collection and testing requirements and understand specimen rejection
Venipunctures and/or finger-sticks on pediatric, neonatal, adults and geriatric patients
Heel sticks on infants (as patient population requires)
Specimen collection documentation
Procedures for patient identification and specimen collection based test orders
Education to the patient and/or family regarding specimen collection procedures prior to obtaining specimen
Reviews of the Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and pending specimen collections/accessioning issues; take action as appropriate
What qualifications you will need:
A completed high school diploma or GED
A vocational/technical diploma
A phlebotomy certificate is beneficial
Experience in a clinical laboratory setting
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 named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. 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.
"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do." - Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Laboratory Assistant opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!
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