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Histotechnician

A world class Pathology Laboratory is opening a new lab in Savannah and is seeking experienced technicians to join their team. Under the general supervision of the Pathologist and technologist in charge, the Histologic Technician will prepare tissue specimens by treating with chemicals, slicing, and mounting on glass slides for microscopic examination and analysis

Responsibilities:

Performs specimen collection, accessioning and logging routines that include: making scheduled rounds to pick up surgical specimens; checking specimens for criteria of acceptability, assuring proper patient identification, specimen integrity, and appropriate paperwork; recording receipt of specimens in the log and assigning identification number according to department protocol; referring any problem specimen to the area of collection and informing the supervisor for follow-up action where necessary

Assists pathologists with tissue grossing procedures such as: preparing the tissue grossing area with appropriate materials and instruments; maintaining and assuring specimen identification by correctly labeling cassettes and maintaining workflow in concert with the pathologist; cleaning workstations at the completion of grossing procedures. Ensures aseptic techniques and observes health safety protocols during the cleanup procedure to minimize risks to self and co-workers.

Processes, embeds, and sections tissues for slides.

Performs preventive maintenance and quality-control procedures such as oiling and cleaning microtomes according to schedule, recording temperatures on various instruments, changing the processor according to procedure, and changing staining solutions.

Contributes to general laboratory functions and institutional needs by attending regular staff meetings and related continuing education activities; observing hospital and laboratory policies and safety practices and maintaining a safe, clean, and prepared work area.

Requirements:

Completion of an accredited histotechnology program.

Full-time experience in histopathology within the last three years under the supervision of a pathologist.

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Excellent time management skills.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

All potential candidates must pass pre-employment drug screen, skills assessments, reference, and criminal background check.

We are an EEO/AA Employer: Female/Minority/Veteran/Persons with Disability encouraged to apply.

Apply for this position using the contact information below.

Position Type: Part Time
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Company: The Sullivan Group HR
Address: 37 W. Fairmont Ave. Bldg.100, Savannah, GA, 31406
Web: http://www.sullivangrouphr.com
Phone: 912-352-3800
Fax: 912-353-8400