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AdventHealth Histo Tech in Shawnee, Kansas

Description

Histotechnologist

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

  • Benefits from Day One for eligible employees

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

  • Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

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, Days

Shift : 40 Hours per week

Location: 9100 W 74 th Street, Merriam, KS 66204

The community you’ll be caring for:

At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, formerly Shawnee Mission Medical Center, you're more than just a number on a chart. You're a whole person, who functions best when physically, emotionally, and spiritually fit. Find whole-person care, dedicated teams and staff, and a wide variety of medical services, all at our hospital in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.

The role you’ll contribute:

The Histotechnologist is responsible for processing of human tissue and body fluids. This includes accessioning, processing, embedding, sectioning, staining, cover slipping, labeling & distribution to the pathologist for final evaluation & diagnosis.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Shares technical knowledge with co-workers; assists with training & orientation of new employees/students & serves as a resource to current staff, students, & physicians.

  • Responds in a professional manner to customer requests & inquiries, assuming responsibility for seeing them through to completion.

  • Willingly assists other associates during times of high volume workload.

  • Works independently

  • Ensures proper storage of slide & block archive material.

  • Performs & evaluates quality control & equipment maintenance; corrects malfunctions or arranges for service as needed.

  • Identifies & resolves technical problems, adapts procedures to ensure proper handling of unusual or special tissues.

  • Uses the LIS efficiently to accession specimens, order tests & obtain information, in keeping with established protocols.

  • Understands & utilizes department resources, including department manuals, administrative policy manuals, safety manuals, MSDS & other reference material.

  • Utilizes Personal Protective Equipment and follows established chemical hygiene and biohazard protocols.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Associates Degree required

  • Bachelors Degree preferred

  • HT (Histotechnologist) – ASCP Certified or Equivalent

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Laboratory

Organization: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Req ID: 22023390

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.