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Laboratory Coordinator - AdventHealth - Orlando
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth - Orlando
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time Nights
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
Demonstrates behaviors appropriate to the position. Participates as a member of various committees, teams and councils for AdventHealth Laboratory, including cross-campus laboratory teams, and campus specific teams/committees as may be assigned.
Oversees department or work area staffing, including interviewing potential replacement staff members as requested, ensuring appropriate orientation of new employees, ongoing training of staff, and documented competency assessment of staff. Oversees the clinical experience of students in affiliated education programs.
Performs, assigns and oversees pre-analytical and support activities related to laboratory testing to facilitate daily department operations. Activities may include general and analytical equipment maintenance, function checks and documentation; inventory control and supply stocking; specimen collection; biological specimen processing; cleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned laboratory equipment and spaces; quality control and calibration performance. answering the telephone, clerical and/or receptionist duties; and other pre-analytical activities.
Performs, assigns and oversees expected tests and analytical procedures for assigned department or work area efficiently and accurately, according to AdventHealth procedures, performance standards, and departmental competency standards. Participates and may assign staff performance in proficiency testing, consistently adhering to federal and state regulations as well as AdventHealth policies. Consistently ensures department workspaces are maintained in a neat, organized, and properly supplied manner, and that documentation is properly stored and safeguarded.
Performs, assigns and oversees assigned post-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, in accordance with AdventHealth procedures and campus practices. Provides and acts on technical and support information related to the elements of laboratory testing for all age groups, neonatal through geriatric patients.
What You Will Need:
3 years analytical, technical experience in Clinical Laboratory Setting
Licensed by State of Florida at Clinical Laboratory Technologist level in appropriate specialties (Chemistry, Hematology, Serology, Microbiology, Immunohematology/Blood Banking, and/or Molecular Pathology) for the department or campus assignment
A high degree of theoretical and practical knowledge and expertise in licensed specialty(ies).
Technical skills and aptitudes related to the laboratory testing, procedures and processes performed in department or work area assigned.
Ability to read text and numbers in English, and comprehend, measure, reason, match, and problem solve.
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Laboratory Science or an equivalent term OR 4 years post-secondary education with a concentration in the aforementioned subject matters, Chemical Science or Biologic Science or Healthcare-related field
1-2 years' experience in a supervisory or managerial role in a Clinical Laboratory
Nationally certified as Medical Laboratory Scientist/Technologist, or equivalent term
Licensed by State of Florida as Clinical Laboratory Supervisor level in assigned department specialties, or all 6 areas (Chemistry, Hematology, Serology, Microbiology, Immunohematology/Blood Banking, Molecular Pathology).
The Laboratory Coordinator oversees, assigns and/or performs all aspects (pre-analytical, analytical, post-analytical) of specific laboratory departments or shift procedures; quality control process; performance improvement activities; interviewing and participation in selection of new staff members; training of new employees; ongoing competency assessment of staff; advanced problem solving for customers and staff; departmental equipment operation, maintenance and upgrades; writing/reviewing procedures and processes. Actively assists department manager with daily operations, within approved operational and capital budgets, meeting departmental goals in all Extending Excellence areas: Team, Service, Clinical, Market and Finance. Work customarily involves analytical testing of blood and/or other biological specimens and depending on campus and department, various pre- and post-analytical work processes are included in the work duties customarily performed; on-call hours may also be required. Promotes and actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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.