Histotechnologist- Evening
Location:
Alachua , Florida
Posted:
October 24, 2017
Reference:
26610-6523
*Sign on Bonus $2,500

IRL is HCA's laboratory management arm providing centralized and hospital based services for HCA throughout the state of Florida.

We continue to grow and expand our footprint with our newest operation being the opening of a new business unit in the Gainesville area - IRL will provide centralized microbiology and histology services for eight HCA hospitals and other affiliates located in the area.

*IRL is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies. Join our tradition of excellence!

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.

Education/Experience

Associates' degree required, Bachelor's degree highly preferred
Florida State licensure as a Histotechnologist is required
National certification preferred HT (ASCP certified), HTL (ASCP certified)
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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