Performs a variety of Technical Procedures in Histology. Able to perform department clerical duties with accuracy and efficiency. Responsible for the production of routine and special Histology Tests, Stains and slides. Responsible for producing high quality microscopic slides. Responsible for following all quality and regulatory standards in performing tasks. Responsible for maintaining effective communication between coworkers and management. Actively participates in staff meeting as scheduled. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with internal and external customers. Exercises good judgment in conflict resolution. Responsible for maintaining the necessary levels of confidentiality. Other duties as assigned.
ASCP certification or eligible preferred.
AS or BS degree in related sciences preferred.
Minimum of 2 years experience that demonstrates the knowledge and expertise necessary. Working knowledge of all Histology procedures-Embedding, Microtomy, Tissue Processing, Fixation, Decalcification, Routine and Special Staining, and Immunohistochemistry. Familiar with all equipment in the Histology Laboratiory. Perform preventive and corrective maintenance of laboratory equipment and instruments or refers to appropriate sources for repairs. Good communication skills.
Able to embed 75 blocks an hour. Able to cut 50 slides an hour. Able to perform H&E stain with consistent results. Able to perform all special stains and IHC procedures without unnecessary repeats. Able to cut and stain frozen section in 5 minutes. Able to perform all cytology slide preparation work. Able to order pathology specimens accurately and efficiently. Able to provide quick, accurate customer service. Able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and accurately. Able to adjust to changing workload.
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