Florida Hospital Ocala
Florida Hospital Ocala opened its doors in 1898 as Marion General Hospital and has been in continuous operation since then. Then in 1928, the hospital was renamed to Munroe Memorial Hospital. Adventist Health System acquired Munroe Regional Medical and renamed it Florida Hospital Ocala in 2018. Florida Hospital - Ocala is situated in the heart of the city, minutes away from a vibrant, growing downtown area. Ocala is situated in the heart of Marion County, Florida and is surrounded by the beautiful rolling pastures that have come to be known as the horse capital of the world. The city boasts a genuine appreciation for the arts, a growing economy that’s attracting national businesses and a school system that includes nine schools with magnet designations. Florida Hospital Ocala is a 425-bed acute-care and offers a variety of services including, 24/7 Emergency Care, Diagnostic Testing, Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery, Women’s Services, and Inpatient and Outpatient Therapy. We were named Marion County’s most preferred hospital for overall quality and image and best doctors and nurses for 13 consecutive years (National Research Corporation, 2015/2016). Nationally we were voted for “America’s Best 50 Hospitals Award” nine years in a row.
Performs blood draws for accurate and timely Laboratory Testing. Coordinating the day to day phlebotomy operations of the laboratory into a comprehensive, centralized and efficient process for the laboratory and Pathology departments.
What you will responsible for:
Verifies the patient order.
Properly uses the scanner for positive patient identification 100% of the time. Accurately identifies the patient using two hospital approved patient identifiers, name and DOB.
Properly labels all specimens with the correct patient label at the patients bedside to assure accuracy of results.
Accurately accessions in all specimens within the specified time frame from downloaders on the nursing units/departments.
Places patient sample in the appropriate department for processing.
Answers all pages/spectra link phones within 4 rings. If with a patient will call the accession room immediately when free.
Demonstrates the ability to perform PKU and heal sticks meeting the requirements of the state of Florida guidelines and without rejection.
Demonstrates the ability to perform blood cultures without reported contamination. Sends cultures to lab within 1 hour.
What you will need:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Phlebotomist-one to six months training.
AHA BLS-Certified; National Phlebotomy Technician Certification preferred
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.