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Category
Technicians
business
Department
Histology
date_range
Schedule
Full Time
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Shift
Day
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Hours
8 Hour Shift
place
Location
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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Job #
R0253300
  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • The position prepares and stains tissue sections from surgical and cytological material for microscopic interpretation by the pathologist.
  • Reports to
    • Histology Supervisor
  • Supervises
    • N/A
  • Ages of Patients
    • Neonate/ Infant
    • Pediatric
    • Adolescent
    • Adult
    • Geriatric
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • High Potential
  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • Required: Graduate of an accredited school of Histologic Technique or 2 yrs on the job training under Board certified Pathologist
    • Licensure/Certification
      • Preferred: Graduate of an accredited school of Histology or registry-eligible, ASCP CA state certification
    • Experience
      • Preferred: 1 year working as a certified histology technician or 2 years completion of training under Board certified Pathologist
  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
    • Processes surgical specimens in accordance with established procedures
    • Processes all necessary paperwork, assuring appropriate reporting
    • Embeds, sections, and stains tissue for microscopic interpretation by the pathologist
    • Performs frozen sections and staining as needed
    • Utilizes Laboratory Information Systems as appropriate
    • Disinfects and maintains work areas and instrumentation as needed
    • Performs preventative maintenance procedures
    • Demonstrates proficiency on Laboratory equipment and instrumentation
    • Complies with hospital and Laboratory safety policies and procedures
    • Performs general duties in grossing area as needed
    • Performs quality control and maintains records
    • Assists in ordering, maintaining, and restocking of supplies
    • Monitors block and slide storage and disposal
    • Performs other duties as necessary.
       

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