Histotechnologist - FT Days
AdventHealth Daytona Beach, FL
Location Address: Daytona Beach, FL
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Full Time Days
You will be responsible for:
Perform routine and non-routine activities involved in the
preparation of slides for microscopic evaluation by pathologist(s),
according to policies and procedures.
Ensure proper accessioning and labeling of all tissue
Process paperwork associated with accessioning and
May perform gross tissue examination (high complexity testing)
if meets personnel qualifications set forth by the 1988 CLIA CFR
493.1489 and the corporate Minimum Qualifications for Personnel
Performing Gross Tissue Examinations SOP.
Ensure proper tissue processing.
Embed processed tissue in paraffin.
Perform microtomy of embedded tissue.
Prepare slides for routine Hematoxylin and Eosin staining.
Perform cover slipping of stained slides either manually or
Prepare solutions and reagents for special stain procedures.
Obtain and validate control tissue used in special stains.
Perform all special stain procedures.
May prepare solutions and reagents for IHC procedures.
May obtain and validate control material used in IHC
May perform IHC testing.
Perform filing of finished blocks and slides.
Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment.
Provide training and guidance to
Histotechnicians/Histotechnologists, students and lab aides.
Adhere to laboratoryâ€™s quality control policies, and documents
all quality control activities; has the ability to recognize
outliers and correct them.
Differentiate acceptable and unacceptable processing, embedding,
cutting and staining of tissue specimens.
May be required to develop, execute, or validate new
Capable of identifying problems that may affect test performance
or reporting of test results and resolve or immediately report to
histology supervisor/manager, technical supervisor, or
Capable of providing coverage in the absence of the histology
supervisor/manager or lead Histotechnologist for a limited period
Ensure all corporate safety, quality control and quality
assurance standards are met.
Ensure compliance with all local, federal, CLIA and CAP
Maintain a clean and well-organized work area.
Other duties, as assigned by supervisor.
What You Will Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
2-5 years Histology experience required.
AA or AS degree or equivalent training and experience.
Active Florida Licensed Histotechnologist
Demonstrates knowledge of and can perform IHC testing.
Qualification in Immunohistochemistry (QIHC) obtained through
ASCP is Preferred .
Computer proficiency required.
The position also involves effective communication and
Job Summary: Under the immediate supervision of the Histology
Supervisor, the Histotechnologist performs clinical testing in one
or more of the following areas of the laboratory: Embedding,
Microtomy, Special Staining, Immunohistochemistry and Cytology
non-Gyn. A Histotechnologist obtains or receives specimens,
performs a variety of standardized tests including advanced and
specialized tests using techniques and equipment found in the
histology laboratory, understands method principle, performs
quality control and performs preventative maintenance.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with
federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and