Histotechnician Full Time Days
Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Posted on: September 24, 2022
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of
its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable
asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care. The Histotechnician
prepares slides of human tissue to provide data on causes and/or
progress of disease.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Performs microtomy timely and efficiently.
- Maintains all section log books regarding temperatures,
controls, special studies and other quality control
- Recognizes malfunctions of procedures or instruments.
- Performs maintenance on instruments and equipment.
- Works on special related projects as assigned.
- Attends educational programs and in service meetings as
required by the hospital.
- Uses laboratory computer to enter workload/billing data,
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Sitting up to 6 hours/day in 3 hour increments to imbed tissue or
cut blocks. Standing up to 3 hours/day in 1 hour increments.
Walking up to 2 hours/day in 10 minute increments. Frequently uses
fingers to manipulate cassettes and slides and for computer
keyboard. Continuous use of hands for embedding tissue, cutting
tissue blocks and cover slipping slides. Frequent twisting of
hands/wrists during cutting tissue blocks and cover slipping
slides. Rarely lifts boxes, slide files or block files up to 25
pounds. Rarely carries objects up to 25 pounds. Rarely bends/stoops
or crouches. Rarely reaches above shoulder level. Hearing as it
relates to normal conversation. Seeing as it relates to general
far/near/color and peripheral vision and depth perception.
High school diploma or equivalent.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Previous experience in anatomic pathology preferred.
Please complete your application using your full legal name and
current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the
past seven (7) years, including your present employer.
Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume,
including all work history, education, and/or certifications and
licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a
profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application.
Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity
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