Follows established procedures for patient and specimen identification
Conducts problem resolution for pre-analytical/analytical post analytical specimen issues
Utilizes LIS system for all specimen processing and handling functions
Histology preparation of slides
Special Stains/Immunoperoxidase Staining
Assists in establishing and adheres to laboratory Quality Control policies
Performs and documents required maintenance, calibrations and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation and test systems
Identifies problems that adversely affect test/work performance and resolves them in accordance with established laboratory policies and procedures
Assists with performance and review of laboratory Quality Assurance activities
Assists in managing reagents and supplies
Cytology preparation and CT assistance
Acts as a technical and clinical resource for support staff
Assures workflow continuity through communication
Maintains regular dialog with Laboratory supervisory/managerial staff concerning quality, safety and Standard of Behavior issues within the department and the facility
Demonstrates ability to accept and facilitate change
Puts away supplies and stocks work area with supplies of varying weight and size
Organizes work area and adheres to infection control policies
Participates in laboratory and/or hospital performance improvement activities
Assist in training new employees
Assumes one or more of the following responsibilities: key operator duties, projects, tech in charge and evaluation of new technology
Demonstrates commitment to all department and corporate compliance policies, watches for potential problems, relays concerns to Director/Compliance Officer. Demonstrates commitment to appropriate behavior and is familiar with reporting mechanism
Orders necessary supplies/reagents for the department
Order duties as assigned
What you will need:
High school graduate (or equivalent) required
One year training in an approved school of histology
Licensed by the State of Florida as a Technologist in histology
Precise finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination
Working knowledge of electronic patient medical record.
Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
Interpersonal skills necessary in order to maintain cooperative working relationships with various Hospital departments and laboratory staff.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Demonstrates Standards of Behaviors. Ability to interact with the public and staff at all levels possessing positive communication skills.
Must be proficient in the English language
Cerner knowledge (preferred)
Graduate from an approved school of histology (preferred)
Bachelor’s degree in Science or related field (preferred)
Process surgical specimens for pathologic diagnosis, tissue fixation, processing, preparing and staining slides for microscopic examination by the pathologist.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.