5361 NW 33 rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Laboratory Assistant Outreach with IRL - East FL Core Lab you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!
The IRL East Florida Division (EFD) Central Microbiology Laboratory supports 14 HCA facilities in the East Florida Division as well as multiple HCA hospitals in the FL panhandle, Georgia and South Carolina. In addition, the EFD Central Microbiology Lab supports a large network of outreach clients across south Florida, the US, and several international clients. Our Laboratory is open 24/7 and performs 1M tests annually. At our beautiful state of art laboratory facility we handle all specialized clinical microbiology testing using automatic equipment and molecular instrumentation in a high volume environment. Our clinical microbiologists are highly specialized laboratory professionals that perform different types of tests to help healthcare providers diagnose infectious diseases and perform antibiotic susceptibility testing to help direct clinicians on the best treatment options to prescribe to help cure the infection. Our laboratory facility provides our staff an opportunity to contribute and to be a part of the patient's healthcare team in a meaningful way.
We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At IRL - East FL Core Lab, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
Paid Time Off ( PTO ) and Personal Leave
401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the IRL - East FL Core Lab family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Laboratory Assistant Outreach to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!
Job Summary and Qualifications
This is a part-time (evening shift schedule) Laboratory Assistant position.
Perform specimen collection and testing; Process, sort, and prepare specimens for submission to referral laboratories for testing
Perform venipunctures and/or finger-sticks on pediatric, neonatal, adults and geriatric patients
Centrifuge and aliquot specimens appropriately and prepare specimens for courier pick-up
Complete chain-of-custody drug collections
Monitor and review referred testing; document specimen problems
Review Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and pending referral testing issues
What qualifications you will need:
A completed high school diploma or GED
A vocational/technical diploma
A phlebotomy certificate is beneficial
3+ years of previous 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.
"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it." - Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Laboratory Assistant Outreach opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!
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.