MOHS Technician

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Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 159031-1A
Date Posted: Feb 21, 2020
Category: Clinical Technician

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.

 

Beverly Hospital 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 Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.

 

About the Job

Position Summary:     

 Responsible for cutting, staining and preparing tissue samples for the dermatopathologist to review. This position is also responsible for prioritizing testing procedures and completing those procedures in an accurate and timely manner and maintaining proper accurate records of all tests done in accordance with established policies, procedures and regulations.

 Using automated equipment and instruments including microscopes, cryotomes, microtomes and other lab equipment.

 

Requires knowledge in general biology, anatomy, physiology, and chemistry with an understanding of the related scientific methods.

Operates and maintains lab instruments; Use, safe handling and storage of all reagents and stains; Maintains records and documentation required to manage the daily workflow and provide QC/QA monitors; Maintain and updating CLIA records for licensure.

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

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

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

Qualifications

Education/Experience:           Required technical experience: prior tissue cutting and preparation.

Preferred: one year Mohs histology experience.

 

 

Certification                            Histotechnician (HT) or Histotechnologist (HTL) through ASCP Preferred