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Histotechnologist PRN

Req #: 17011200
Location: New Smyrna Beach, FL
Job Category: Laboratory
Organization: Florida Hospital New Smyrna

Description
Work Hours/Shift
PRN
Every other Monday
6am to 2:30pm

 
Florida Hospital New Smyrna
Since 1954, Florida Hospital New Smyrna (formerly Bert Fish Medical Center) has served as the community hospital for Southeast Volusia County. Our more than 700 employees use an impressive array of technology and years of knowledge to provide exceptional care for every patient – every day. We offer a wide range of services, including a surgery program, radiology, an oncology center, cardiovascular services, a wound care center, outpatient diagnostic services, and one of the busiest emergency departments of any hospital our size.
Qualifications
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 samples.

·    Process paperwork associated with accessioning and reporting.

·    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 automated.

 

What will you need?
 

·   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 interpersonal skills

·      2-5 years Histology experience required.

·     AA or AS degree or equivalent training and experience.

 

 

 

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