General Lab, Medical Technologist, All Shifts | Permanent |

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Position & Client Overview:

A well-known prestigious hospital network with locations across the northern portion of Florida seeks General Lab Medical Technologists for their large and high volume hospital in Ocala, FL. All shifts are available.

Salary: $55,000-80,000

The benefits of working at this new facility include medical, dental, and vision insurance, tuition reimbursement, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, PTO, retirement benefits, and so much more. 

This area of north central Florida is known as the horse capital of the world with about 600 horse farms and a large number of horse-related attractions, events and activities. It has a lovely walkable historic downtown peppered with restaurants and boutiques. Enjoy year-round outdoor activities such as pristine natural areas and freshwater springs. It is also a lower cost of living area. Why wouldn’t you apply today?

Job Summary:

Blood bank technologists perform both routine and specialized tests in blood banks, blood donor centers, transfusion services, reference laboratories and research facilities.

Skill Requirements:

  • Calibrate, operate, troubleshoot and maintain the equipment
  • Dexterity and good hand-eye coordination are required to collect and prepare specimens
  • Follow instructions and procedures very carefully
  • Critical thinking skills to recognize problems and develop solutions or alternative approaches
  • Lab safety and infection prevention is of paramount importance

Responsibilities may include but not be limited to:

  • Testing for blood group antigens, compatibility and antibody identification
  • Investigating abnormalities and adverse reactions to transfusion
  • Supporting physicians in transfusion therapy for patients
  • Performing viral marker testing to ensure patient safety
  • Managing patient blood

Education, Certification, & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science; 
  • MT/MLS(ASCP) certification or equivalent; 
  • SBB(ASCP) certification a plus

Must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other protected status pursuant to law. #IND

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