Do you have the PRN career opportunities as a(an) Histology Lab Assistant you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. Petersburg General Hospital which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare. St. Petersburg General Hospital is a Joint Commission accredited full-service 215-bed acute care facility. St Petersburg General Hospital is a designated Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care; accredited as a Breast Center with digital imaging and computer aided detection; Chest Pain Center; Certified Advanced Primary Stroke and AFib Center; Accredited Cancer Center and a GYN Robotic Surgery Training Epicenter.
We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At St. Petersburg General Hospital, we offer an array of benefits for PRN colleagues. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:
Medical Benefits designed to meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act
401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Histology Lab Assistant where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!
Job Summary and Qualifications
Demonstrate a thorough understanding of specimen collection and testing requirements as well as specimen rejection criteria
Demonstrate proficiency in venipunctures and/or finger-sticks on pediatric, neonatal, adults and geriatric patients
Demonstrate proficiency in heel sticks on infants (as patient population requires)
Follow established procedures for patient identification and specimen collection based test orders
Educate patient and/or family regarding specimen collection procedures prior to obtaining specimen
Use computer information system relative to job functions
Become responsible for clerical duties (i.e., faxing, phones, pneumatic tube system, reports)
Demonstrate ability to deal with priorities first and plans for completion of duties
Review Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and pending specimen collections/accessioning issues; take action as appropriate
What qualifications you will need:
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
You should have the availability to work during disasters
The ability to stand, bend, reach, squat, kneel, move and lift patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds
Integrated Regional Labs (IRL) is a full service provider for clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology services, providing hospitals, physicians and clients with timely diagnostic information for patient care. IRL is a laboratory service component of HCA Healthcare supporting hospital and commercial lab services for over 80 HCA facilities in the state of Florida.
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.
"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do." - Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Histology Lab Assistant opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and 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