Histology Technologist - Pathology

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Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 154044-1A
Date Posted: Jun 27, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

Beverly Hospital  is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Beverly Hospital, A member of Lahey Health, promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care.  You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, and Empathy. 

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, responsible for working weekends, holidays, and for covering other than primary shift.

·        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

Scheduled Hours

Per diem, hours assigned as needed.

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Qualifications

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)