High quality of life with low cost of living on the shores of sunny Daytona Beach, FL.
You Will Be Responsible For:
Prepare specimens as required by each department
Match labels and tubes
Make sure all specimens are logged into the computer.
Centrifuge specimens when necessary
Rack prepared specimens and deliver specimens and labels in consecutive order to the correct department
Reprint labels when necessary
Prepare specimens to be sent to other laboratories including batch generation and bagging of specimens if trained to do so.
Register specimens from nursing homes, home health agencies, and physician offices.
Enter patient demographics including insurance into the computer system.
Check for Medical Necessity compliance.
Answer telephone and route calls appropriately.
Answer questions regarding test ordering, specimen preparation, etc.
Empty tube system and log-in specimens.
Accurately collect Chain of Custody specimens per procedure.
Identify patient by use of photo ID.
Properly fill out forms.
Have donor provide specimen.
Secure specimen for transport.
Defrost send-out refrigerator monthly.
Perform other duties as assigned or as needed.
What You Will Need:
High School graduate or equivalent with two years laboratory experience.
Minimum of one years’ experience if licensed medical technician.
The Laboratory Specimen Processor is responsible for receiving and preparing specimens for the laboratory including centrifuging when necessary. The processor delivers the specimens to each department in the manner required by each instrument or test.
This position requires general knowledge of each department. They must be able to register outpatient lab work. They must be able to answer questions and trouble shoot problems for physician’s offices, nursing homes and other hospital departments. They may help in preparing specimens and batches for send-outs to other laboratories.
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.