Histology Technologist II
Location:
Largo , Florida
Posted:
October 18, 2017
Reference:
26598-1173
Histotechnologist - Full-Time Days - IRL (Integrated Regional Lab)


New Graduate Histotechnologist are welcome to apply.


Are you looking for a rewarding career as a Histotechnologist ? Become part of an awarding team of Histotechnologist here at IRL - Integrated Regional Lab. This position is full-time day position. We have a dynamic team of Histotechnologist on staff and we are currently looking to add an additional Histotechnologist to the team. Our team of Histotechnologist take pride in the medical Field. Become a part of our Laboratory and Histotechnologist today.

Come join a small close knit team at this unique regional lab! All Histology for the 18 area HCA hospitals is sent to our Integrated Regional Lab. This is a chance to join like minded professionals in a well designed up to date facility if you are interested in learning more, apply online now!

INTEGRATED REGIONAL LABS (IRL) - LARGO, FL

IRL, an HCA company, is a full service provider for clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology services, providing hospitals, physicians, and clients with timely diagnostic information for patient care. Our infrastructure includes a fully automated esoteric core laboratory in Fort Lauderdale, a histology and microbiology operation in Largo, Florida, and a network of hospital based rapid-response laboratories throughout Florida.

IRL is continuously seeking talented individuals who share our values and are interested in contributing to the success of our company. We have great opportunities for you in our Largo, FL facility!

HISTOTECHNOLOGIST

POSITION SUMMARY:

Knowledgeable of all aspects of Histology services including but not limited to experience with special stains, microtomy, embedding, frozen sections, immunoperoxidase staining.

TECHNICAL SKILLS - Orders are reviewed for necessary information and compared with specimen labels. Any discrepancies are noted and corrected by notifying sender. Specimens are processed according to procedure and analyzed as soon as possible upon receipt in the laboratory. Evaluates normal and abnormal tissue types. Properly labels, cuts and embeds tissue for microscopic evaluation. Assists with special staining procedures. Organizes work so slides are prepared, stained and ready for the Pathologist in the morning. Recognizes problems in variation of slide staining and investigates before reporting.

COMMUNICATION - At completion of shift, ensures work is completed and communicates incomplete procedures / problems to Supervisor. Ensures timely, accurate and confidential communication of patient information with all members of the health care team.

DOCUMENTATION - Accurately logs all communication with members of the health care team.
Qualifications:
  • This position is full-time days (40 hours per week), no weekends.
  • Associates' degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Florida State licensure as a Histotechnologist is required
  • National certification preferred
  • 1 year experience required, 1-3 years' experience preferred
  • Ability to work with minimal degree of supervision

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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