Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Laboratory Assistant with Palms West Hospital you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back! Since 1986, Palms West Hospital has celebrated excellence in healthcare. Our state-of-the-art 204-bed facility, centrally located in Palm Beach County, offers top-quality care in every category from preventative programs to elective, major, and emergency surgeries. Palms West Hospital has a dedicated Pediatric ER and full-service Children's Hospital, offering dozens of pediatric healthcare services in one child-friendly place.
We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Palms West Hospital, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
Paid Time Off ( PTO ) and Personal Leave
401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Palms West Hospital family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Laboratory Assistant to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!
Job Summary and Qualifications
Specimen collection and testing requirements and understand specimen rejection
Venipunctures and/or finger-sticks on pediatric, neonatal, adults and geriatric patients
Heel sticks on infants (as patient population requires)
Specimen collection documentation
Procedures for patient identification and specimen collection based test orders
Education to the patient and/or family regarding specimen collection procedures prior to obtaining specimen
Reviews of the Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and pending specimen collections/accessioning issues; take action as appropriate
What qualifications you will need:
A High School or GED
1-3 years in a clinical laboratory setting
Lab Assistant experience preferred
Integrated Regional Labs (IRL) is a full service provider for clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology services, providing hospitals, physicians and clients with timely diagnostic information for patient care. IRL is a laboratory service component of HCA Healthcare supporting hospital and commercial lab services for over 80 HCA facilities in the state of Florida.
HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it." - Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Laboratory Assistant opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.