Histotechnologist PRN
Location:
Fredericksburg , Virginia
Posted:
December 11, 2017
Reference:
25325-13590
Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is a 133 bed-acute care facility, located in the beautiful city of Fredericksburg, known for its charm, family owned shops, and local restaurants. SRMC is an HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) facility, who ranks 63rd on Fortune's 100 , making it a very secure and reputable facility to work with. HCA is one of the largest healthcare systems throughout the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are endless!


1. Knows, understands, and puts into practice general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures. Reviews all posted policy changes as required. Adheres to all regulatory guidelines.

2. Demonstrates the ability to assess a situation, consider the options, and formulate an appropriate course of action. Recognizes and performs duties in an independent manner with little or no supervision.

3. Demonstrates initial and annual competency in all appropriate designated lab sections within set deadlines. Accurately performs proficiency testing when scheduled. Participates in continuing education activities.

4. Participates in all facility/corporate mandatory annual training within set deadlines.

5. Is cooperative in assisting the laboratory team in the completion of miscellaneous duties. This includes specimen receiving and putting away supplies when received in the department.

6. Effectively organizes and completes daily tasks in assigned area{s}.

7. Effectively troubleshoots/resolves instrument problems and documents corrective action in appropriate log; when necessary, performs instrumentation repairs. Effectively investigates/resolves specimen problems.

8. Assures quality control is properly performed and logged, works within quality control limits and trends, and follows proper department procedure for corrective action.

9. Performs and documents preventative maintenance and safety checks of equipment according to schedule.

10. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to train new employees and/or students in general lab and department/section specific policies/procedures.

11. Demonstrates knowledge and adheres to all policies relating to the JCAHO National Patient Safety Goals for the Laboratory, including but not limited to verbal order and patient identification.

12. Demonstrates cultural competence by utilizing communication interventions as appropriate for customers across all ages and populations.
Qualifications:
EXPERIENCE
Preferred - 1-2 years experience

EDUCATION
Required - Eligibility for Histotechnician (HT) certification by ASCP/NCA (defined as having applicable experience and applicable degree)
Preferred - Graduate of approved Histology school

CERTIFICATION
Preferred- ASCP/NCA eligible
Preferred- ASCP/NCA certified
Continuing education to maintain registry/licensure is required

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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