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Histotechnologist - Levine Cancer Institute - Research Support

Date: Aug 5, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28204

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 203657

Position Number: 00168864

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Day

Shift Details: Day, variable between 7am-6pm.

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: LCI Research Support

Location: Carolinas Medical Center

Location Details:  1001 Blythe Blvd and 1025 Morehead Medical Drive Suite 20200

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth

 

 

Job Summary
Responsible for accessioning specimens; preparing frozen sections, assisting in gross specimen examination, preparing fixed tissue specimens and cutting, mounting and staining tissue sections for microscopic examination by a pathologist.

Essential Functions
  • Performs frozen section preparations within expected time while insuring tissue is embedded properly, cut accurately, and stained correctly so that diagnosis to clinician can be made promptly.
  • Performs routine, special stains, and immune histochemical stains.
  • Recognizes deviations from expected results and uses judgment in determining appropriate actions.
  • Assists with autopsies according to standard procedures as assigned.
  • Prepares and organizes tissue specimens and assists in gross examination.
  • Prepares specimens to be sent to other laboratories for testing insuring order accuracy and correct lab is chosen for testing.
  • Stores or disposes of prepared specimens, slides, and blocks in a neat retrievable manner.
  • Completes required daily procedures with accuracy.
Physical Requirements
Works in laboratory with exposure to chemicals, pathogens and patient blood and body fluids. Some latex exposure may be expected. Moderate lifting, pulling, pushing, and carrying. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds and on occasion greater than 25 pounds with assistance. Frequent walking, standing, stooping, and reaching. Sitting with use of computer for long periods of time.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Currently enrolled in a HT or HTL (ASCP) program and must obtain certification within one year of completing program or 1 year from hire date; or a certified HT or HTL (ASCP) and 1 year of experience required.

 

At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

 

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

 

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer


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