Histology Technician - 1649853

Nashville, TN

Job ID: 1649853 Salary: 22/hour - 42/hour

Job Description


Come work at a state of the art laboratory that services 14 different hospitals and Emergency Departments in the Nashville TN Area!




This is a full time, permanent position.




Description     
  • Perform histology and cytology procedures including specimen processing/fixation, cell block preparation, embedding, microtomy, slide preparation, routine stains, IHC and special stains, case organization in accordance with department procedures.
  • Assure positive sample, block and slide identification
  • Prepare and maintains reagents for routine stains and histology procedures.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on equipment and instrumentation per manufacturer & department procedures and per department schedule.
  • Adhere to department policy with regards to performance and documentation of quality control and quality assurance for instrumentation, equipment and procedures performed.
  • Utilize independent judgement and problem solving skills to ensure the accuracy of procedures performed and proper equipment performance. Troubleshoots to and takes appropriate corrective action to resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely manner for resolution.
  • Adhere to department policy with regards to performance and documentation of quality control and quality assurance for instrumentation, equipment and procedures performed.

 




Requirements    
  • Associate’s degree in Chemistry, Biology or completion of an accredited program in Histotechnology AND one year of histology experience.
  • OR Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology, Biomedical Science, Biology or Chemistry
  • National Certification as a HT/HLT (ASCP) required
  • Thorough knowledge of histology methods and correlation to disease processes
  • Ability to follow protocols for the proper fixation and routine staining of samples
  • Ability to consistently prepare and produce specimen sections with appropriate slide orientation, thickness, and stain quality for microscopic diagnosis by a pathologist
  • Demonstrates good technique in the cutting, embedding, orientation and staining of specimens
  • General knowledge of laboratory accreditation and regulatory compliance requirements
  • Excellent communication, team work and organizational skills. Sets a positive example.
  • Ability to train others
  • Effective and proactive problem solving and decision making skills







$15, 000 sign on bonus and relocation package available.

Meet Your Recruiter

April Branch
Executive Recruiter

April has been in Staffing and Recruiting since earning her Bachelors degree in Communication in 2016 from the University of Memphis.

 

April recently moved to the Atlanta, GA area with her husband and son. She enjoys renovating her home, eating great food, and traveling.

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