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Orlando, FL

Histotechnician Full Time Night

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Career Development

  • Up to 10k Sign-On Bonus and 3k Relocation

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : Day shift

The community you’ll be caring for:

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

  • serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

Location: 601 E Rollins St. Orlando, FL 32803

The role you’ll contribute:

The Histotechnician Processes specimens for pathologic diagnosis, tissue fixation, processing, preparing and staining slides for microscopic examination by the pathologist.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

Performs analytical activities related to specimen processing, embedding, microtomy, routine and special histologic staining, frozen sectioning, cover slipping and handling of irreplaceable tissue, surgical and body fluid specimens

May prepare specimens utilized for research requests

May transport specimens to/from collection sites and is responsible for shipment of specimens to/from collaborator sites; takes the necessary training to ensure compliance under federal/state /regulatory guidelines

Ensures special stains are performed on tissues, as needed

May perform special staining, maintaining solutions and documents quality control

Follows established procedures to collect and process biological specimens for analysis

May register, order, and accession pathology specimens into computer systems

Adheres to safety requirements and appropriately handles and disposes chemicals

Follows appropriate safety policies including the appropriate use of PPE, handwashing, and hazardous chemical handling. Demonstrates understanding and adheres to Chemical Hygiene plan and Infection Control policies. Employee job duties may include transport of hazardous waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area;

May be required to utilize automated Histology equipment properly according to lab procedures and manufacturers' instructions

May assist in procedural areas with specimen collection such as Fine Needle Aspirations• May assist with preparation of Cytology specimens• May perform Immunohistochemistry (IHC) testing•

Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE STRONGLY PREFERRED:

Ability to prepare tissue specimens to confirm patient diagnoses

Ability to perform complex histological procedures, record and analyze data, and maintain/repair instruments•

Up-to-date knowledge of specimen handling, ranging from accession to specimen storage

Knowledge of medical terminology

Ability to maintain safety standards and comply with government regulations in laboratory practices

Up-to-date knowledge of contemporary as well as general histology practice

Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English

Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Required:

High School Grad or Equiv

Education Preferred :

Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field

One year of technical experience as a Histology technician/technologist in a Histology laboratory setting

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

· Histotechnician

· In licensure states, must hold licensure as a Histotechnician for the department or location assignment as applicable to the state-OR –

· In non-licensure states, must hold a national certification from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or eligible for Histotechnician certification unless grandfathered per state requirement•

· Basic Life Support (BLS) certification IF applicable to facility

· Nationally certified as a HT (ASCP) or equivalent Preferred

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

Conducts themselves in a calm and collected manner at all times• Demonstrates patient/customer focused, compassionate behavior• Takes responsibility for decisions, actions and results, and delivers on commitments• Cooperates and collaborates with team members and others• Complies with the Corporate Institutional Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines• Demonstrates compliance with all federal, state and local laws; rules and government• Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team members, patients/customers and families

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Laboratory

Organization: AdventHealth Orlando

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 24022661

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.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Central Florida

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $26.17 - $39.26

  • Location: Orlando, FL

  • Job ID: 24022661

  • Job Family: Laboratory

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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