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2147499 Laboratory Technologist/Technician Bend OR McCall & Lee

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Recruiter Email: AM@MLee.com

Job Description

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Company Name: McCall & Lee
Recruiter Name: Andy McCall
Contact Phone: 512-444-6400

Job Title: Histotechnologist

Bend    (Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Laboratory Technologist/Technician - HT - Histotechnologist

Overview:

• Commitment to Team: Develops and facilitates good working relationships with superiors, physicians, staff members, and co-workers|peers. Contributes to problem-solving activities intra-and inter-departmentally. Demonstrates flexible staffing needs within the department. Uses department resources (supplies, equipment) in a cost-effective manner. Communicates effectively and in a timely manner to the medical director, co-workers, and physicians through informal updates, written and verbal communications. Consistently meets attendance standards and follows the department standards for "calling in" and requesting time off.

• Self-Development: Participates in the entity and|or department in-service|training programs related to the job. Participates in professional organizations or groups that increase knowledge in the field. Actively seeks educational opportunities through self-study, educational institutions or professional based organizations.

• Gross Pathology: Prepares specimens for gross description and assists at the grossing bench. Prepares frozen sections. Maintains the integrity of the specimen. Communicates the status of specimens with pathologist and co-workers.

• Routine Histology: Embeds specimens accurately. Cuts slides that are fully representative of the block and stains them with routine H and E stain. Maintains the integrity of the specimen. Labels and distributes slides accurately. Performs maintenance and Q.C. on all equipment in the area. Communicates and documents any problems. Accurately maintains slide and block files. Orders send out tests following the procedure manual.

• Maintains Stain Set-Up: Filters stains, changes stains, washes stain dishes and cleans stainer according to QC chart. Documents on QC chart when stains are filtered|changed. Notifies Pathologist of any discrepancies with the appearance of stainer. Operates stainer according to the type of specimen being stained. Performs special stains in a timely manner. Labels and distributes slides accurately. Communicates with pathologist the status of stains.

• Prepares Pap, Gyn and Non-Gyn Specimens: Matches patient information to requisition and specimen received. Follows procedure manual in the processing of all Cytology specimens.

• Maintains Orderly|Clean Work Environment: Cleans and disinfects centrifuge and area per policy. Unpacks and stores supplies as received. Monitors and maintains supply levels. Disposes of biohazard waste. Files original requisitions numerically. Files slides appropriately. Performs maintenance and QC on all equipment.

• Promotes Patient Safety goals: Demonstrates understanding that all employees are responsible for patient safety. Recognizes the importance of reporting errors and near misses to protect and improve patient process.
Required

Lic|Reg|Cert: HT (ASCP), or equivalent
??Preferred

Skills include previous experience in an Anatomical Pathology Laboratory
Working knowledge of Microsoft applications




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