Histology Technologist FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/25/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
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  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Histology Technologist FT Days 

AdventHealth Waterman

Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way, Tavares FL 32778

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth

  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • Faith Based organization
  • State of the art lab facilities

Work Hours/Shift:

 Full Time/ Days
You will be responsible for:
  •  Follows established procedures for patient and specimen identification
  • Conducts problem resolution for pre-analytical/analytical post analytical specimen issues
  • Utilizes LIS system for all specimen processing and handling functions
  • Histology preparation of slides
  • Special Stains/Immunoperoxidase Staining
  • Assists in establishing and adheres to laboratory Quality Control policies
  • Performs and documents required maintenance, calibrations and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation and test systems
  • Identifies problems that adversely affect test/work performance and resolves them in accordance with established laboratory policies and procedures
  • Assists with performance and review of laboratory Quality Assurance activities
  • Assists in managing reagents and supplies
  • Cytology preparation and CT assistance
  • Acts as a technical and clinical resource for support staff
  • Assures workflow continuity through communication
  • Maintains regular dialog with Laboratory supervisory/managerial staff concerning quality, safety and Standard of Behavior issues within the department and the facility
  • Demonstrates ability to accept and facilitate change
  • Puts away supplies and stocks work area with supplies of varying weight and size
  • Organizes work area and adheres to infection control policies
  • Participates in laboratory and/or hospital performance improvement activities
  • Assist in training new employees
  • Assumes one or more of the following responsibilities: key operator duties, projects, tech in charge and evaluation of new technology
  • Demonstrates commitment to all department and corporate compliance policies, watches for potential problems, relays concerns to Director/Compliance Officer.  Demonstrates commitment to appropriate behavior and is familiar with reporting mechanism
  • Orders necessary supplies/reagents for the department
  • Order duties as assigned
What you will need:
  • High school graduate (or equivalent) required
  • One year training in an approved school of histology
  • Licensed by the State of Florida as a Technologist in histology
  • Precise finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination
  • Working knowledge of electronic patient medical record.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to maintain cooperative working relationships with various Hospital departments and laboratory staff.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrates Standards of Behaviors. Ability to interact with the public and staff at all levels possessing positive communication skills.
  • Must be proficient in the English language
  • Cerner knowledge (preferred)
  • Graduate from an approved school of histology (preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or related field (preferred)

Job Summary:

Process surgical specimens for pathologic diagnosis, tissue fixation, processing, preparing and staining slides for microscopic examination by the pathologist.

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

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