Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Mansfield, TX
  • Date Posted:
    9/7/2020
  • Job ID:
    20013520
  • Job Family
    Laboratory
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Histotechnician -  Texas Health Mansfield- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth
 
Location: 2300 Lone Star Road; Mansfield, TX
 
Top Reasons to Work at Texas Health Mansfield; Mansfield, TX 
 
•         Join a family of caregivers focused on whole-person health and committed to making communities healthier.

•         Provide wholistic care for patients that extends to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families.  Chaplains are available to meet with patients, families and team members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide spiritual support.

•         Help develop a brand new $150 million community hospital and medical office building that will provide services such as Medical/Surgical, ICU, Women’s Services, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Interventional Cardiology and Gastroenterology.

•         Grow in your career with AdventHealth, named in 2018 by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare”.  AdventHealth has partnered with Texas Health Resources, named in 2019 as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, to build Texas Health Mansfield, which is creating new opportunities for employment and professional growth. 

•         Thrive in the Mansfield community, ranked by CNN/Money Magazine as #17 for “Best Places to Live”.  Mansfield is one of the fastest growing areas of North Texas, projected to reach more than 250,000 residents by 2023.  Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41%, higher than the national average of 33.5%.  Mansfield has top-rated schools, over 900 acres of parkland, quality housing, a historic downtown area, recreational opportunities for all ages, and a growing business community.
 
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN
 
You Will Be Responsible For:
•     Performs analytical activities related to specimen processing, embedding, microtomy, routine and special histologic staining, frozen sectioning, cover slipping and handling of irreplaceable tissue, surgical and body fluid specimens
•         May prepare specimens utilized for research requests
•         Ensures special stains are performed on tissues, as needed
•         May perform special staining, maintaining solutions and documents quality control
•         Follows established procedures to collect and process biological specimens for analysis
•         May register, order, and accession pathology specimens into computer systems
•         Operates and maintains equipment used to embed, section, stain, and coverslip specimens
•         Adheres to safety requirements and appropriately handles and disposes chemicals
•         Follows appropriate safety policies including the appropriate use of PPE, handwashing, and hazardous chemical handling. Demonstrates understanding and adheres to Chemical Hygiene plan and Infection Control policies. Employee job duties may include transport of hazardous waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area; employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling hazardous waste) and refresher training to include proper handling and transport of hazardous waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment

•         May assist in procedural areas with specimen collection such as Fine Needle Aspirations
•         May assist with preparation of Cytology specimens
•         Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

What will you need:

 

•      High school degree or equivalent
 Histotechnician (HT) certification from the American Society for Clinical              Pathology (ASCP) or equivalent, as required by respective state
 Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
 Associate’s degree or Technical degree in a related field preferred

       One year of technical experience preferred

 

 

Job Summary:

Processes 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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