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Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
What You Will Be Responsible For:
·Collects blood specimens through venipuncture and skin puncture practices
·Prepares blood samples for laboratory analysis
·Sends specimens to reference laboratories for additional testing, as necessary
·Registration of patients, interprets and orders physicians test requests
·Identifies and bands patients for blood product transfusion
·Ensures pre-authorization and completes appropriate consent forms prior to collection of limited coverage tests
·Maintains proper documentation, including accessioning logs, equipment records, and checklists
·Maintains adequate supply inventories and ensures supplies are viable prior to use for patient collection
·Performs other duties as assigned
Collects and processes blood specimens from patients, while adhering to safety policies and compliance procedures.
What You Will Need:
·Ability to draw and collect blood samples from patients, verify records, and prepare specimens for laboratory analyses
·Up-to-date knowledge of blood collector equipment, anticoagulants, special precautions, and interferences
·Ability to implement aseptic technique principles
·Up-to-date knowledge of anatomy, physiology, infection control, specimen processing, medical terminology, anatomic terminology, first aid, and safety practices
·Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English
·Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
·High School Education or equivalent
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
·Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or combination of High School degree and related experience
·One year of technical experience
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
·Basic Life Support (BLS) certification if required by facility
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.