Our Mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
We are more than healthcare. We are a family of caregivers who see what we do as a calling and treat every person, every time as if they were a loved one. We donâ™t just heal what hurts. We ease minds and encourage spirits by providing a more personal level of care than ever beforeâ”physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Our mission is to Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ which starts with caring for others with uncommon compassion and going above and beyond to make those we serve, feel loved.
Wellness is at the core of what we do, focusing on living a better life today and always. We want everyone to Feel Whole and we see our work as a calling. This is how we make a difference. With our whole-person care, expertise and world-class resources we strive to provide an exceptional experience for all. With hospitals and facilities in over 9 states, our consistent approach to healthcare allows us to live our mission and ensure that our communities are living fuller, healthier lives.
Collects and processes blood specimens from patients, while adhering to safety policies and compliance procedures.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Â·Collects blood specimens through venipuncture and skin puncture practices
Â·Prepares blood samples for laboratory analysis
Â·Sends specimens to reference laboratories for additional testing, as necessary
Â·Registration of patients, interprets and orders physicians test requests
Â·Identifies and bands patients for blood product transfusion
Â·Ensures pre-authorization and completes appropriate consent forms prior to collection of limited coverage tests
Â·Maintains proper documentation, including accessioning logs, equipment records, and checklists
Â·Maintains adequate supply inventories and ensures supplies are viable prior to use for patient collection
Â·Performs other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Â·Ability to draw and collect blood samples from patients, verify records, and prepare specimens for laboratory analyses
Â·Up-to-date knowledge of blood collector equipment, anticoagulants, special precautions, and interferences
Â·Ability to implement aseptic technique principles
Â·Up-to-date knowledge of anatomy, physiology, infection control, specimen processing, medical terminology, anatomic terminology, first aid, and safety practices
Â·Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English
Â·Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Â·High School Education or equivalent
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Â·Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or combination of High School degree and related experience
Â·One year of technical experience
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Â·Basic Life Support (BLS) certification if required by facility
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.