Histotechnician PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/17/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Burleson, TX
  • Date Posted:
    7/17/2020
  • Job ID:
    20013713
  • Job Family
    Laboratory
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Organization
    Texas Health Huguley Hospital

Job Description


Description

Histotechnologist - Texas Health Huguley- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth

Location Address: 11801 South Fwy., Burleson, TX  76028

Top Reasons to Work At Texas Health Huguley, Burleson, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility and departments including “Great Place to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review and Gallup.
  • Work with the latest technology and top experts including “Daisy Award” recipients while on the way to Magnet status—2020.
  • Amazing medical benefits through Aetna plus an onsite full-service fitness center.
  • Growth opportunities designed for each employee.
  • Located about 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and near TCU in the award-winning school district, Burleson ISD which also provides a low-cost of living.  

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Properly identifies, processes, and prepares specimens, then delivers them to the pathologist for diagnostic interpretation. 

  • Determines identity and suitability of specimens when received, according to procedure manual, as documented on requisition 100% of the time.

  • Assigns received specimens on appropriate accession number and in a timely manner; prepare them according to the procedure manual, as observed by the pathologist.

  • According to stated procedures, embeds, sections and stains tissue daily preparing them in a timely manner as observed by the pathologist.

  • Immediately prepares sections and stains frozen section specimens according to stated procedure, as observed by the pathologist.

  • Prepares solutions and stains as specified in procedure manual, as evidenced by control slide results.

  • Prepares and sets up specimens to be sent out in a timely manner as observed by the pathologist with no more than 4 variances per year.

  • Sends patient charges to the Lab Secretary to ensure proper patient billing. 

  • Assigns appropriate charge on patients' charge slips daily, checks for accuracy and sends them to Lab Secretary.

  • Maintains slides, blocks and specimens in an orderly fashion making them easily accessible. 

  • Files blocks daily after they have been sections in numerical and year order in file drawers with no more than 5 variances per year.

  • Files slides in slide drawers in numerical and year order as stated in procedure manual on a weekly basis with no more than 5 variances per year.

  • Files specimen daily after they have been sectioned by the pathologist with no more than 5 variances per year.

  • Discards specimens no longer required according to procedure guidelines, as observed by the pathologist with no more than 8 variances per year. *

  • Yearly discards blocks and slides no longer required according to the procedure guidelines as observed by the pathologist with no more than 8 variances per year.

  • Maintains equipment and supplies to ensure smooth operation of the department. 

  • Orders on weekly basis, supplies needed in department as observed by the Administrative Director with no more than 3 variances per year.

  • Replenishes department supplies as needed to ensure adequacy of inventory with no more than 3 variances per year.

  • Properly maintains and cleans department and equipment on a daily basis, as documented in maintenance records.


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Two-year college degree or equivalent

  • ASCP registry or equivalent

Job Summary:

Histology technicians prepare tissue for microscopic examination by the Pathologist to diagnose, detect and identify disease.



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

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