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Category
Technicians
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Department
Histology
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Schedule
Full Time
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Shift
Day
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Hours
8 Hour Shift
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Location
Rancho Mirage, CA
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Job ID
107119




  • 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



      • Preferred: Graduate of an accredited school of Histologic Technique or 2 yrs on the job training under Board certified Pathologist


    • Licensure/Certification



      • Preferred: 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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