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Histology Technician PT

Req #: 18002338
Location: Tarpon Springs, FL
Job Category: Laboratory
Organization: FH North Pinellas
Potential Referral Bonus: $

Description

Work Hours/Shift

 
Florida Hospital North Pinellas
 
 
You will be responsible for:
  • Receives and accessions tissue samples into the lab computer system checking for accuracy of paperwork.
  • Processes and prepares samples for testing for send-outs as well as in-house testing.
  • Prepares appropriate cassettes, processes, embeds and cuts tissues appropriately preparing slides.
  • Performs routine H & E Stains on slides and special stains as ordered by pathologist.
  • Files and maintains Histology and Cytology Block and slides.
  • Utilizes the lab computer system to accession and bill all section specimens.
  • Responsible for all tissue disposal and waste disposal records according to regulatory agencies.
  • Assists at patient bedside for Fine Needle Aspirations in CAT Scan and Ultrasound departments.
  • Prepares and processes cytology specimens for staining and examination by pathologist.
  • Operates, maintains and trouble shoots instrumentation for safe routine operations.
  • Orders and maintains sufficient inventory of supplies in the section.
  • Assists in orienting and training new staff.
Qualifications
What will you need?
  • Familiar with histology lab instrumentation and processes.
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Computer skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. 
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • One year experience as a histotechnologist. (Preferred)
  • Associate’s degree in the sciences.
  • One year experience as a histotechnologist. (Preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree in the sciences. (Preferred)
  • Licensed by the State of Florida as a Histology Technologist
  • Certified as a Histotechnologist by a national accrediting organization such as ASCP. (Preferred)

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