Histology Lab Assistant (Alachua, FL)

Job Description:


Alachua, FL




Seeking a hospital based Complex Specimen Processor like you to provide expertise and champion results. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels the patient experience is as meaningful as we do.
You will:
Receive of laboratory specimens into the laboratory information system; Process, sort, and prepare specimens for submission to referral laboratories
Label specimens and aliquots according to established protocols and according to testing ordered
Centrifuge and aliquots specimens
Prepare specimens for courier pick-up
Keep appropriate records/documentation relating to specimen problems and take corrective action to ensure validity and accuracy of testing
Assess specimen requirements for referral testing and troubleshoot any specimen requirement and/or referral testing specimen or order entry issues
Review Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and pending referral testing issues
You Should Have:
A completed High School Diploma or GED
A Vocational/Technical diploma is beneficial
1-3 years of experience in a market or commercial clinical laboratory setting
A wide range of experience with patients in all age groups from infancy to geriatrics.
The Lab 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 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.
The Healthcare organization has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, the Healthcare organization spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
General Comments
Additional Info:

• 1-3 years of experience in a market or commercial clinical laboratory setting
• FL lic Req at time of submittal

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