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JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 109937
RECRUITER: Andrew Ross, Andrewross@centura.org
CLINIC: Centura Clinical Labs
DETAILS: Full Time
Occasional travel to other sites to meet the needs of the clinic may be required.
Prepares tissue for gross and/or microscopic examination by pathologist.
Minimum Education Requirements
High School Diploma or GED required Registered HT (ASCP) or 2 years recent experience in a Histology Lab.
Minimum Experience Requirements
Two years or more experience in a hospital based Histology Laboratory
Registered HT (ASCP) preferred
Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )
Practices strict adherence to laboratory safety and infection control policies.*
Processes tissue specimens for microscopic examination and diagnosis by using appropriate, predetermined methods for fixing, embedding, sectioning, staining and mounting.*
Prepares tissues for gross examination. Assists pathologist in dictation and dissection of tissues. Assures the best possible diagnostic interpretation by verifying proper identification and handling of all specimens received by Histology department.*
Prepares reagents and stains to meet departmental quality standards.*
Maintains accurate patient information, accession numbers and records on all surgical, autopsy and bone marrow specimens. Maintains filing system for rapid and accurate retrieval of all blocks and slides.*
Maintains equipment used for tissue processing and staining, performing troubleshooting and minor maintenance and repair.*
Adheres to budget guidelines set forth by supervisor.*
Maintains open communication with supervisor, pathologist and co-workers to ensure optimal operation of department.
Maintains high level of proficiency and current knowledge through continuing education and other means. Willingly shares information and assists in the clinical orientation of new employees or students.*
Light Work - exert/lift up to 20 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. frequently)
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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