Histotech Certified

Job Location US-NC-Winston-Salem
Job Opening ID
2022-152013
Facility
Forsyth Medical Center
Department
Anatomic Pathology
Work Schedule
Other
PRN Details
Monday, Wednesday - Friday 8:00pm-6:30am
Category
Laboratory
Job Status
Full-Time

Overview

The selected Histotech Certified is responsible for preparing sections of body tissue for examination by a pathologist to diagnose body dysfunction and malignancy. This includes the preparation of tissue specimens of human origin for diagnostic or teaching purposes. Employee will process sections of body tissue by fixation, dehydration, embedding, sectioning, decalcification, micro incineration, mounting and prepares dyes and chemical solutions and processes frozen sections. Employee will also assist in the evaluation of new or modified techniques when required. They will advise and assist in the orientation and training of other personnel on equipment and software as necessary. Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time.

 

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Qualifications

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED, required. Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnician program within the last five years prior to the date of application for examination. Or at least 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of academic credit from a regionally accredited college/university, with a combination of 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry (must include credit hours in both), or an associate degree from a regionally accredited college/university, with a combination of 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry(must include credit hours in both), AND one year full time acceptable experience in a histopathology (clinical, veterinary, industry or research) laboratory in the U.S., Canada or an accredited laboratory* within the last ten years. (*CMS CLIA certificate of registration, compliance, accreditation; AND/OR CAP, AABB, Joint Commission accreditation; OR JCI accreditation; OR Accreditation under ISO 15189.)
  • Experience: Three years of relevant laboratory tech and/or leadership experience including fixation, microtomy, processing and staining, required.
  • Licensure/Certification: HT Certification from ASCP, required.
  • Additional Skills (required): All individuals certified ASCP beginning January 1, 2004 must participate and maintain ASCP Board of Certification (BOC) through the Certification Maintenance Program (CMP). Knowledge of current medical terminology to perform full range of laboratory tests. Knowledge of laboratory equipment and testing to perform quality control checks and troubleshooting of instrumentation. Knowledge of medical terminology to communicate with medical staff regarding laboratory procedures and results. Skill in performing a full range of laboratory tests. Skill in anticipating and reacting calmly to emergency situations. Skill in developing and maintaining department quality assurance. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, hospital staff and the public. Ability to read and understand information about instrumentation in laboratory field. Ability to follow written protocols. Ability to work independently. Ability to communicate clearly.

Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

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