Located in Southern California, Eisenhower Health is a not-for-profit hospital seeking an Histo Tech. Please visit careers.eisenhowerhealth.org to learn more information and apply.
The position prepares and stains tissue sections from surgical and cytological material for microscopic interpretation by the pathologist.
The Histo Tech must meet the following qualifications:
Required: Graduate of an accredited school of Histologic Technique or 2 yrs on the job training under Board certified Pathologist
Preferred: Graduate of an accredited school of Histology or registry-eligible, ASCP CA state certification
Preferred: 1 year working as a certified histology technician or 2 years completion of training under Board certified Pathologist
Histo Tech's Essential Responsibilities:
Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
Processes surgical specimens in accordance with established procedures
Processes all necessary paperwork, assuring appropriate reporting
Embeds, sections, and stains tissue for microscopic interpretation by the pathologist
Performs frozen sections and staining as needed
Utilizes Laboratory Information Systems as appropriate
Disinfects and maintains work areas and instrumentation as needed
Performs preventative maintenance procedures
Demonstrates proficiency on Laboratory equipment and instrumentation
Complies with hospital and Laboratory safety policies and procedures
Performs general duties in grossing area as needed
Performs quality control and maintains records
Assists in ordering, maintaining, and restocking of supplies
Monitors block and slide storage and disposal
Performs other duties as necessary.
Eisenhower is proud to offer:
A generous benefits package and matched retirement plan
Health and wellness programs
About Eisenhower Health:
Near Palm Springs, California, our vibrant community offers an enviable lifestyle including affordable housing, minimal traffic, world-class dining and shopping, and year round recreational activities. Additionally, Eisenhower Health is less than two hours away from sandy beaches and mountain resorts.
At Eisenhower Health, we offer a progressive environment with an emphasis on individual growth and advanced medical practices seldom seen in other hospitals. As a not-for-profit and comprehensive health care institution, we are honored to be recognized as one of the top-ranking hospitals in California. For 2017-2018, U.S. News and World Report has ranked us as the #1 performing hospital in the Riverside Metro area and #16 in California, placing us in the top six percentile of hospitals in the state. In addition, we were within the 20 percent of hospitals nationwide to receive five star stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, in its Overall Hospital Quality and Star Rating (#2017-2018).
Located on 130 acres in Rancho Mirage, we offer our community a 517-bed acute care hospital with telemetry, critical care and medical/surgical floors. We also have a multitude of specialty centers on our campus including The Betty Ford Center, The Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center, The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences and The Lucy Curci Cancer Center.
Eisenhower Health has recently been granted Magnet recognition by the ANCC for its nursing excellence, which makes us the first and only hospital in the Inland Empire to achieve this prestigious Magnet distinction. For the fifth consecutive year, Eisenhower Health has been recognized as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation (2017), a testament to our commitment to provide equitable care.
In 2017-2018, U.S. News recognized Eisenhower Health as one of the High Performing Hospitals in these specific areas: Geriatrics, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Aortic Valve Surgery, Chronic Obstructive, Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Colon Cancer Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Lung Cancer Surgery. Eisenhower Health is the only hospital in Riverside and San Bernardino counties to be named one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health for 2016 & 2017.
Eisenhower Health has had a great deal of growth in our Clinic Divisions throughout the Coachella Valley. We also cultivate an environment that fosters outstanding levels of employee engagement and was one of only 20 organizations nationwide to receive the Workplace of the Year Award from The Advisory Board Company (2016-2017).
Near Palm Springs and two hours from sunny beaches and mountain resorts, our vibrant community offers an enviable lifestyle including affordable housing, minimal traffic, world-class dining and shopping, and year round recreational activities.
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