Laboratory Assistant PRN at HCA Healthcare in Largo, Florida

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Job Description:



We are seeking a hospital-based Laboratory Assistant like you to join our organization at Largo Medical Center.


Largo Medical is a 455-bed statutory teaching hospital serving Pinellas County from three campuses. The hospital offers a number of specialty services including Emergency Care, Cardiovascular Services including Advanced Heart Failure Care (Left Ventricular Assist Device, Heart Transplant), Kidney and Liver Transplant, Hepatobiliary Care (kidney, liver, and gall bladder), Orthopedic/Total Joint Care, Spine and Neurologic Care and Robotic Surgery. Largo Medical Center's Graduate Medical Education Department offers 10 residency and fellowship programs which are accredited through ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education). 



You Will Perform:

  • 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


You Should Have:

  • 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

  • Availability to work during disasters  

IRL is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare. HCA Healthcare Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, we have also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies.  

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply today. We promptly review all applications, and are actively interviewing. We are very excited to hear from you.


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