Senior Histotechnologist - FT/Evenings at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
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  • Travel
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Senior Laboratory Histotechnologist - AdventHealth Orlando

Location Address: 601 E Rollins Street, Orlando FL 32803

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
  • serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year
Work Hours/Shift:
  • Full Time/Evenings Monday - Friday 3PM-11:30PM
You Will Be Responsible For:    
  • Performs, assigns, and oversees as necessary pre and post analytical activities related to anatomic pathology tests assigned including specimen collection and processing, Quality Control, equipment maintenance, inventory control, Quality Assurance and proficiency testing procedures.
  • Performs, and may assign, analytical activities and troubleshooting related to specimen processing, embedding, microtomy, cryotomy, routine and special histologic staining, frozen sectioning, coverslipping and handling of irreplaceable tissue, surgical and body fluid specimens.  Continually maintains workspaces in a neat, organized, and properly supplied manner.
  • Supports cross departmental partnerships and communication amongst Pathologists, Pathologists' Assistants, hospital staff and clients taking immediate steps to correct, follow through and report any mistakes or errors to department manager or assistant manager including resolution to customer service issues within guidelines.
  • Provides leadership and mentoring to histotechnicians, histotechnologists and laboratory support staff, resolution to customer service issues within guidelines, and assists in training new employees and histology students/interns.  Facilitates workflow when necessary to maintain optimal operations.
  • Participates in, and has knowledge of, laboratory and hospital Performance Improvement activities, including evaluation of new equipment and/or procedures or methods. 
What You Will Need:
  • 2 years analytical, technical experience in a Clinical Laboratory Setting
  • Licensed by State of Florida at Clinical Laboratory Technologist level in Histology
  • 3 or more years’ experience as a Histology technician/technologist in a Histology laboratory setting (Preferred)
  • Associate’s in Science degree in Histology (Preferred)
  • Nationally certified as a Histotechnologist, Histotechnician or equivalent (Preferred)
Job Summary:

The Senior Laboratory Histotechnologist performs various anatomical pathology procedures in assigned areas as licensed. Under general supervision, is responsible for managing assigned, selected aspects of laboratory processes or shifts, which may include workflow, quality control process, performance improvement activities, training of new employees, advanced problem solving for customers and coworkers, department equipment or computer maintenance and upgrades, writing/reviewing procedures, or other tasks as assigned. Assists department manager with meeting goals in all Extending Excellence areas: Team, Service, Clinical, Market and Finance.

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

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