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Histology Technologist, Pathology, per diem

Job ID 147821 Date posted 04/22/2018

Position Summary:

Processes tissue specimens and prepares microscopic slides for Pathologists' & Cytotechnologists? use in patient diagnoses. Assists Pathologist on surgical bench. Assumes responsibility for compliance with all standards, quality control/quality assurance activities, inventory control, cost containment practices, policies, and procedures as required by regulatory/accrediting agencies, hospital and/or laboratory administration to ensure the overall accuracy reliability and quality of information relayed to the customer. Acts as a liaison between customers and the laboratory to promote increased customer satisfaction with laboratory services by both successfully answering inquires/resolving problems and by presenting a positive, professional image. Performs applicable LIS procedures. As assigned,

Qualifications

Requires knowledge in general biology, anatomy, physiology, and chemistry with an
understanding of the scientific method
Performs a variety of technical procedures that result in the creation of microscopic slide preparations including:

specimen collection and triage
specimen processing
embedding and microtomy techniques
routine, special and IHC staining
special specimen preparation

Operates and maintains lab instruments
Maintains records and documentation required to manage the daily workflow and provide QC/QA monitors
Demonstrates interpersonal skills required to successfully perform as a team member in a constantly changing environment
Maintains confidentiality regarding all phases of laboratory work and findings

Education/Experience:

Associate's Degree and three year's histology experience
OR
Baccalaureate degree and one year histology experience

Certification/License:

HT or HTL (ASCP)

Scheduled Hours

Per diem, hours assigned as needed. M-F shifts roughly 6am-2:30pm, may vary depending upon the needs of the dept.