As Miami-Dade's only hospital accessible by air, land, and sea Mercy Hospital continues to meet the needs of patients since 1950. With 488 beds, Mercy is dedicated to providing excellent medical care, while remaining true to its mission of caring for the needs of all the people it serves.
Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Laboratory Assistant opening with Mercy Hospital today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.
At Mercy Hospital, we want to ensure your needs are met. 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.
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!
Job Summary and Qualifications
Specimen collection and testing requirements and understand specimen rejection
Venipunctures and/or finger-sticks on pediatric, neonatal, adults and geriatric patients
Heel sticks on infants (as patient population requires)
Specimen collection documentation
Procedures for patient identification and specimen collection based test orders
Education to the patient and/or family regarding specimen collection procedures prior to obtaining specimen
Reviews of the 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
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.
"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.