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Histotechnologist or Histotechnician - Histology - FT - Day

Company: Stormont-vail Healthcare
Location: Topeka
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Schedule:Full time - 36 hours/week or greaterShift:First Shift (Days - Less than 12 hours per shift) (United States of America)Weekly Work Schedule:7:00 am to 3:30 pm M-FHistotechnologistJob InformationExemption Status: Non-ExemptA Brief OverviewResponsible for consistent and high quality tissue blocks and slides to facilitate accurate and timely diagnoses rendered by the Pathologist. Paraffin block tissues, section, mount and stain tissue sections demonstrating a working knowledge of traditional and rapid processing, special and immunohistochemical (IHC) staining. Assist pathologist in gross sectioning of tissues. Utilize computer system for daily procedure i.e., patient registration, accessioning specimen, report generation and etc.Licenses and CertificationsHistotechnician - ASCP Histotechnologist also accepted. Must obtain ASCP certification (HT or HTL) within 1 year of hire to maintain this position. RequiredWhat you will doPrepare tissue section slides for Pathologist. Paraffin block, section, mount, stain and coverslip tissue specimens as described in procedure manual.Perform special stains and IHC stains as requested by the Pathologist.Prepare solutions and stains as required.Perform and record quality control as directed in procedure manual.Maintain supply levels using cost-effective inventory control.Perform and record preventative maintenance on equipment.Maintain current procedural manuals as directed by supervisor.Maintain records and specimens as per department procedure.Discard tissue specimens properly as per department procedure.File paraffin blocks, stained tissue slides and maintain files as directed by policy.Train new employees in histology techniques.Maintain awareness of technical advances in Histology.Initiate and develop new procedures.Initiate and participate in process improvement projects.Required for All JobsComplies with all policies, standards, mandatory training and requirements of Stormont Vail HealthPerforms other duties as assignedPatient Facing OptionsPosition is Not Patient FacingRemote Work GuidelinesWorkspace is a quiet and distraction-free allowing the ability to comply with all security and privacy standards.Stable access to electricity and a minimum of 25mb upload and internet speed.Dedicate full attention to the job duties and communication with others during working hours.Adhere to break and attendance schedules agreed upon with supervisor.Abide by Stormont Vails Remote Worker Policy and will review and acknowledge the Remote Work Agreement annually.Remote Work CapabilityOn-Site; No RemoteScopeNo Supervisory ResponsibilityNo Budget Responsibility No Budget ResponsibilityPhysical DemandsBalancing: Occasionally 1-3 HoursCarrying: Occasionally 1-3 HoursClimbing (Stairs): Rarely less than 1 hourCrouching: Rarely less than 1 hourDriving (Automatic): Rarely less than 1 hourEye/Hand/Foot Coordination: Frequently 3-5 HoursFeeling: Occasionally 1-3 HoursGrasping (Fine Motor): Occasionally 1-3 HoursGrasping (Gross Hand): Occasionally 1-3 HoursHandling: Occasionally 1-3 HoursHearing: Frequently 3-5 HoursKneeling: Rarely less than 1 hourLifting: Occasionally 1-3 Hours up to 50 lbsPulling: Occasionally 1-3 Hours up to 50 lbsPushing: Occasionally 1-3 Hours up to 50 lbsReaching (Forward): Occasionally 1-3 Hours up to 50 lbsReaching (Overhead): Rarely less than 1 hour up to 50 lbsRepetitive Motions: Frequently 3-5 HoursSitting: Frequently 3-5 HoursStanding: Occasionally 1-3 HoursStooping: Rarely less than 1 hourTalking: Frequently 3-5 HoursWalking: Occasionally 1-3 HoursWorking ConditionsNoise/Sounds: Rarely less than 1 hourStormont Vail is an equal opportunity employer and adheres to the philosophy and practice of providing equal opportunities for all employees and prospective employees, without regard to the following classifications: race, color, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, uniformed service, disability or genetic information. This applies to all aspects of employment practices including hiring, firing, pay, benefits, promotions, lateral movements, job training, and any other terms or conditions of employment.Retaliation is prohibited against any person who files a claim of discrimination, participates in a discrimination investigation, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment act based upon the above classifications.by Jobble

Keywords: Stormont-vail Healthcare, Topeka , Histotechnologist or Histotechnician - Histology - FT - Day, Other , Topeka, Kansas

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