Laboratory Assistant in St Petersburg, Florida, United States
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HCA Florida Pasadena Hospital

Laboratory Assistant

St Petersburg, FL, United States
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule
Laboratory   Job ID: 172899
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HCA Florida Pasadena Hospital

1501 Pasadena Ave St. Petersburg, FL 33707

Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Laboratory Assistant PRN opening with HCA Florida Pasadena Hospital today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.

Palms of Pasadena Hospital is a 307-bed hospital. The facility offers a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services along with specialty programs to the people in St. Petersburg and surrounding areas for over 40 years. 

Benefits

HCA Florida Pasadena Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

We are seeking a(an) Laboratory Assistant for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!

As a Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist, you will be responsible for:

  • Specimen collection and testing requirements and understanding specimen rejection
  • Collecting blood specimens through venipuncture methods and skin puncture practices on pediatric, neonatal, adults and geriatric patients
  • Completing appropriate specimen collection documentation
  • Following established procedures for patient identification and specimen collection based test orders
  • Educating patient and/or family regarding specimen collection procedures prior to obtaining specimen
  • Using our computer information system relative to job functions
  • Clerical duties (i.e., faxing, phones, pneumatic tube system, reports)
  • Reviewing Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and pending specimen collections/accessioning issues; take action as appropriate

Requirements:

  • A completed high school diploma or GED 
  • A vocational/technical diploma
  • A phlebotomy certificate is beneficial
  • Less than 1 year of experience in a clinical laboratory setting
  • Time management and customer service skills 

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 recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.  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.

"Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Laboratory Assistant opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing 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.

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Laboratory
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role MAY require you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California). (For further clarification, please ask your recruiter.)

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