Laboratory Asst I in Miami Beach, FL at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/29/2020

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Laboratory Asst I
As Mount Sinai grows, so does our legacy of caring

Located in the heart of Miami Beach, overlooking the breathtaking intracoastal waterway, Mount Sinai Medical Center is dedicated to providing exceptional health care to our diverse community enhanced through innovation, technology, teaching, and research.

Mount Sinai is South Florida's largest private independent not-for-profit hospital with 672 beds, and a tight-knit community of more than 4,000 employees and 500 volunteers

We provide world-class care:

  • The only hospital in Miami-Dade to be named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson HealthT
  • A pioneer in innovative medical research in areas such as cardiology, cancer, memory disorders and pulmonary diseases
  • The BEST cardiac surgery survival rate in Florida
  • A new seven-story Surgical Tower with 154 all-private rooms and patient centered technology promotes an exceptional patient experience
Position Responsibilities :
  • Receives and determines acceptability of specimens correctly matching order with the specimen using at least two identifiers.
  • Notifies the supervisor or charge person of any mislabeled or missing specimens immediately.
  • Recognizes specimen types that require special handling to enable correct processing the by the technologist.
  • Resolves discrepancies at the time of discovery.
  • Orders tests as needed during downtime per department protocol. Recognizes and cancels duplicate orders.
  • Able to re-print tickets and label specimens with lab generated labels matching patient information using two identifiers.
  • Prepare and label specimen aliquots appropriately.
  • Routes STAT testing to lab workstations in a timely manner.
  • Maintains minimum inventory of supplies to ensure continuous workflow and sufficient supplies for the next day.
  • Answers the telephone within 3 rings identifying self and department.
  • Communicates any unusual occurrences or variations from routine operations to the supervisor or pathologist.
  • Cleans and decontaminates workstation. Documents cleaning of centrifuges and other laboratory equipment as assigned.
  • Receive supplies and restock inventory.
  • Pathology - Control Center. Release patient from the morgue verifying patient identity and documenting release in the log.

    Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Previous hospital or laboratory experience preferred