Collection of specimens for laboratory testing, accession specimens and processing of specimens. Performs and interprets diagnostic procedures in assigned areas of the laboratory. Maintains quality control procedures, preventive maintenance and patient records. Assists in orientation of new employees. Remains current in technical knowledge and instrumentation use. Required to perform phlebotomy and cross train to other assigned areas of laboratory. Cognizant ability to correlate results from a variety of tests and relate to treatment of patient. Precise hand to eye coordination and finger dexterity is necessary to perform procedures, obtain specimens and use electronic/computerized equipment. Ability to analyze data and communicate findings in a concise and meaningful format with recommendations is required. This position requires individual to stand on feet 85% of shift while performing lab tests and sit up to 1 hour a day on chair while doing paperwork. OSHA exposure level is Category I – Exposure to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids. Use of appropriate protective equipment is required. Must be able to communicate with coworkers, supervisors and physicians. Environment is noisy and disruptive. Numerous interruptions occur throughout the day.
Jupiter Medical Center is located in the seaside community of Jupiter, Florida in Northern Palm Beach County. At Jupiter Medical Center, our team members and volunteers (Auxiliary) are the heartbeat of the hospital. Our 1,500 team members and 700 volunteers are united by their common goal to deliver excellent and compassionate healthcare, each and every day. Our team practices “Relationship Based ...Care” which is a philosophy of caring that places the patient and family at the center of all that we do. This is achieved through creating and sustaining relationships with patients, families, other team members and self. Jupiter Medical Center is committed to being the Employer of Choice for the Palm Beach County Area. Our vision to be recognized as the leading healthcare organization in the region is evident by some of our accomplishments: Consistently ranked as one of Top Hospitals in Palm Beach County in "Likelihood to recommend", Certification as a Primary Stroke Center (4 consecutive terms) and the Laureate Award for Workplace Enhancement. We have earned an unprecedented level of patient confidence, team spirit among colleagues, and loyalty amongst the communities we proudly serve. As a not-for-profit medical facility, Jupiter Medical Center continually reinvests in facilities and new equipment to provide our patients with the highest quality of care in state-of-the-art facilities. Jupiter Medical Center is a 100% Tobacco-Free Campus.