Laboratory Assistant PRN - Texas Health Mansfield- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth
Location: 2300 Lone Star Road; Mansfield, TX
Top Reasons to Work at Texas Health Mansfield; Mansfield, TX
Â·Join a family of caregivers focused on whole-person health and committed to making communities healthier.
Â·Provide wholistic care for patients that extends to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families. Chaplains are available to meet with patients, families and team members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide spiritual support.
Â·Help develop a brand new $150 million community hospital and medical office building that will provide services such as Medical/Surgical, ICU, Womenâ™s Services, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Interventional Cardiology and Gastroenterology.
Â·Grow in your career with AdventHealth, named in 2018 by Beckerâ™s Hospital Review as one of the âœ150 Top Places to Work in Healthcareâ. AdventHealth has partnered with Texas Health Resources, named in 2019 as one of Fortuneâ™s 100 Best Companies to Work For, to build Texas Health Mansfield, which is creating new opportunities for employment and professional growth.
Â·Thrive in the Mansfield community, ranked by CNN/Money Magazine as #17 for âœBest Places to Liveâ. Mansfield is one of the fastest growing areas of North Texas, projected to reach more than 250,000 residents by 2023. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41%, higher than the national average of 33.5%. Mansfield has top-rated schools, over 900 acres of parkland, quality housing, a historic downtown area, recreational opportunities for all ages, and a growing business community.
You Will Be Responsible For:
Receives, identifies, accessions, processes, and transports specimens in house and to offsite locations
Ensures work space is maintained in a safe, aseptic, and organized manner
May be required to perform phlebotomy functions for all age groups
Fulfills clerical duties, including answering phones, data entry, and document filing
Batching and processes specimens and performs record keeping duties, as required by department
Cleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned laboratory equipment and spaces
Performs materials management duties, such as maintaining supply inventories and transporting equipment/supplies
Performs other duties as assigned
What You Will Need:
Ability to draw and collect blood samples from patients, verify records, and prepare specimens for laboratory analyses
Ability to implement aseptic technique principles
Up-to-date knowledge of blood collector equipment, anticoagulants, special precautions, and interferences
Up-to-date knowledge of laboratory tests and laboratory ordering processes
Ability to process laboratory specimens with appropriate use of hospital and laboratory information systems
Ability to evaluate collected specimens for volume, collection containers, and related measures
Ability to accession specimens, evaluate samples for proper submission, and document issues
Ability to track and restock inventory, as appropriate
Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English
Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
High School Education or equivalent
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification if required by facility
One year of technical experience preferred
Phlebotomy certification or equivalent preferred
Performs various support activities to facilitate operation of assigned work area.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.