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Part-time Histotechnologist

Company:
K.A. Recruiting, Inc.
Location:
Annapolis, Maryland, United States
Posted:
December 11, 2018

Description:

Part-time Histotechnologist needed at a top hospital in Maryland!

Part-time (20 hours/week) / Days, 5:30-2:00pm, once/wk; 5:30-11:30am, twice/wk or Evenings, 6p-10p – M-F

Job Summary: Performs the various tasks required for receiving, processing, and preparing patient tissue samples for microscopic examination and analysis by the Pathologist.

Essential Job Duties:

- Espouses the principals of Lean Thinking and creates a work environment that positively promotes process improvement. Explores opportunities to add value to job (innovative ideas) to benefit the organization and taking ownership of the outcome. Proactively finds other work-related tasks during low census.

- Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

- Maintains inter- and intradepartmental work flow by fostering a spirit of cooperation (hand offs).

- Maintains laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. Conserves laboratory resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.

- Provides histology information by answering questions and requests.

- Performs embedding, sectioning, special stains, immunohistochemistry, frozen sections, with appropriate supervision if required. Performs functions to established productivity guidelines with minimal errors.

- Operates and maintains laboratory instrumentation. Performs preventative maintenance and troubleshoots problems to the full extent of ability.

- Actively participates in the laboratory quality plan/program (ex. investigative reports, notification of delays, etc.).Performs quality controls and documents QC for each lab procedure on a daily basis and follows up on issues (troubleshoots).

- Participates in external proficiency testing and in continuing education classes to maintain licensure and remain updated on changes in the histology field.

- Participates in the training of new staff and students by serving as a mentor and technical resource.

Educational/Experience Requirements:

* Clinical education in a Histotechnician (HT) program accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) or an Associate’s Degree in a related field from a accredited college or university and training at a hospital.

* Preferred Qualifications: Experience: one year of experience working in an acute care facility as a HT or HTL.

Required License/Certifications:

* HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP) or eligible. Certification must be attained within one year of hire.

For more information, please submit your resume for review!