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Histotechnologist PRN

at Hospital Corporation of America

Posted: 2/2/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 03192-76553

Job Description

With a generation of caring for the communities of north Denver, North Suburban Medical Center has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. North Suburban leads the north Denver area in quality ratings and is one of just two hospitals in the state of Colorado to be named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission each of the last five years.

Position Summary:

  • The Histology Technologist provides quality service, in a manner timely for neonates through adolescence, and the adult and geriatric patients in the Laboratory in compliance with CAP, JCAHO, OSHA, and CLIA Standards. 
  • He/she functions within the philosophy, policies and procedures of North Suburban Medical Center, Inc., and represents the hospital within and outside the organization with a general feeling of positive support. 
  • A thorough understanding and application of the Histo-Technology Practice are essential due to the intense field of critical patient testing. 
  • Therefore, the Laboratory employees must continuously strive to improve clinical testing, confidence and knowledge through formal and informal education, and knowledge of age-related (neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics) quality of patient care.


Qualifications

PositionRequirements:
 
Licensure/Certification/Registration: 
ASCP Registry for HistoTechnology, or eligible ASCP candidate, or equivalent experience.
 
Education:
Two years training in a HistologyTraining Program/ASCP preferred.
 
Experience:    
Must have thorough knowledge ofmethods and procedures for fixing, cutting, and embedding tissue sections;cutting properties of various types of tissues; staining procedures; methods ofmounting sections for microscopic examination; the use of various types ofmicrotomes and other histology equipment.