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Histologist / Histology Tech (Full Time)

Company: Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Histologist to join our team! This is a full time position working Monday - Friday 4:00 am - 12:30 pm. The Histologist is responsible for the daily operation of histology to include the prompt meticulous preparation and staining of microscopic sections from tissue blocks selected by the pathologist. Located minutes from downtown Austin, Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is a level IV Designated Trauma Center with more than 600 healthcare professionals working together to provide inpatient, outpatient, surgical and emergency care for Cedar Park and the greater Austin region.Position OverviewWe are seeking an experienced Histologist to join our team! This is a full time position working Monday - Friday 4:00 am - 12:30 pm. The Histologist is responsible for the daily operation of histology to include the prompt meticulous preparation and staining of microscopic sections from tissue blocks selected by the pathologist.ResponsibilitiesAccurately orients tissue in paraffin blocks and produces high quality slidesResponsible for processing, cutting, and staining tissue specimensPerforms special stains as requiredMaintains necessary files of slides and paraffin blocks while maintaining absolute certainty of identification of each specimen, block, and slide throughout processing and storageResponsible for the maintaining of all specimens and records for the time designated by all regulating bodiesPerforms and assists with frozen sectionsAssists pathologist with bone marrow biopsiesProperly compares and verifies patient identification data on specimens and requisitionsMaintains surgical specimen dataProcesses both gyn and non-gyn cytology specimens when neededPerforms cytoprepatory duties as neededMonitors instrumentation for daily quality control and preventative maintenanceReviews and maintains quality control and preventative maintenance records, reviews and updates procedure manuals, inventories histology supplies, and evaluates new tests and proceduresComplete understanding of the Pathology Information System, including how reports are filed, printed and organizedResponsible for assuring section meets all regulatory requirements (JCAHO, CLIA, etc.)Refers problems to the Pathologists or Laboratory Director as neededOther duties as requiredQualificationsMinimum of a High School Diploma, or equivalent required. Associate's Degree preferredMinimum of two (2) years of related histology experience in an acute care hospital laboratory setting requiredAmerican Society for Clinical Pathology Histotechnician HT(ASCP) or Histotechnologist or HTL(ASCP) certification preferredWhat We OfferCompetitive Pay Medical, Dental, Vision & Life InsuranceGenerous Paid Time-Off (PTO)Extended Illness Bank (EIB)Tuition ReimbursementRN Loan Repayment ProgramMatching 401(k)Clinical Ladder ProgramEmployee Referral Bonus ProgramOpportunities for career advancementRewards and recognition programsAdditional perks and discounts

Keywords: Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, Cedar Park , Histologist / Histology Tech (Full Time), Other , Cedar Park, Texas

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