West Hills Hospital & Medical Center
is a full-service acute care facility located in West Hills, CA, in the Western San Fernando Valley. The 225-bed facility recently completed an $80-million expansion that includes a new Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, Outpatient Services Unit, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, and The Grossman Burn Center. Healthgrades (a leading independent health care rating company) announced that West Hills Hospital has received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence for 2011 & 2012, the Clinical Excellence Award for Critical Care for 2012. West Hills Hospital is also among the Top 100 Hospitals nationwide for Gastrointestinal and General Surgery. West Hills Hospital was the first Accredited Chest Pain Center in Los Angeles County, and also recently received a Certificate of Distinction as a Primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission. Schedule:
1.0, (40 hours per week), Shift:
Full-time, no weekends. Summary of Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include supervising the performance of testing in Histology and pathology areas as required. Prepare specimens from surgery, doctor's offices, inpatients, outpatients and autopsies by embedding, cutting, staining, mounting and properly labeling all slides with coverslips for Pathologists to evaluate and make diagnosis. Must accurately process and prepare all pathology and cytology specimens. Assure accuracy and completeness in quality control. Must demonstrate skills in Histology, including maintaining policy and procedure manual, quality control, maintenance on all equipment and process improvement. Must perform other duties as assigned.Qualifications: Education/Certificates/Licenses:
High school diploma or better, with Histology training Language Skills:
Must be able to read, write, and speak English. Essential Functions:
- Supervise the performance of testing in Histology and pathology areas as required.
- Prepare specimens from surgery, doctor's offices, inpatients, outpatients and autopsies by embedding, butting, staining, mounting and properly labeling all slides with coverslips for pathologists to evaluate and make diagnosis.
- Accurately process and prepare all pathology and cytology specimens.
- Assure accuracy and completeness in quality control.
- Other tasks as assigned.
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