AdventHealth Histologist in Hendersonville, North Carolina
Histologist Full Time Days AdventHealth Hendersonville
Location Address: 100 Hospital Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28792
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Hendersonville:
Located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina
Co-workers that feel like family
Full Time Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
What You Will Be Responsible For:
Follows established procedures for patient and specimen identification.
Conducts problem resolution for pre analytical/analytical and post analytical
Utilizes LIS system for all specimen processing and handling functions
Performs all functions for histologic preparation of slides including but not limited
to accessioning, tissue processing, embedding, slide preparation, staining,
labeling, and coverslipping.
Performs special stains and immunoperoxidase stains as appropriate.
Assists in establishing and adheres to laboratory Quality Control policies.
Performs and documents required maintenance, calibrations, and
troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation and test systems.
Identifies problems that adversely affect test/ work performance and resolves
them in accordance with established laboratory policies and
Compiles, reviews, and presents Quality Assurance and volume metric data,
including preparation for Cancer Conference/Tumor Board.
Acts as resource for pathology billing and ensures accurate charging for
Manages reagents and supplies.
Performs cytopathology preparation and FNA assistance when needed.
Prepares specimens for send outs and maintains appropriate documentation.
Prepares/maintains policies and procedures for Histology
Demonstrates competency in use of standard precautions, safety practices and
hazardous waste management of materials used and produced in
Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and professional under
Assures workflow continuity through communication.
Maintains regular dialog with Laboratory supervisory / managerial staff
concerning quality, safety, and customer service issues within the department
and the facility.
Performs other duties as assigned by direct supervisor and laboratory
What You Will Need:
Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing required.
Immunohistochemistry staining competency preferred
Additional languages preferred.
High School diploma or equivalent required.
5 years related experience required.
Hospital based laboratory with outreach experience preferred
Histologic Technician training at a certified training program required.
Current Histologic Technician or Histotechnologist certification preferred; certification within 1 year of hire required.
Receives and accurately processes surgical or diagnostic tissue specimens from various hospital departments and physician offices. Accurately prepares histologic slides from tissue sections for microscopic examination and diagnosis by Pathologist. Identifies, prepares, cuts, stains and preserves specimens in such a manner as assist the Pathologist to render a quality diagnosis. Maintains Pathology laboratory equipment and supplies.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.