Histology Assistant Full Time Days – AdventHealth Gordon
Location Address: 1035 Red Bud Rd Calhoun, GA 30701
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Gordon:
Medical and Dental benefits begin first day
Located in the foothills of North Georgia Mountains
Co-workers that feel like family
Faith based organization
Employee Referral Program
Educational Reimbursement Plans
What You Will Be Responsible For:
Build collaborative professional relationships to create quality healthcare
Work collaboratively with the histotechnologist in a professional team-oriented environment
Has written and oral communicative abilities adequate to comprehend technical material and communicate with medical professionals.
Accountability to continuously learn and implement processes that continuously improves laboratory standards.
Receive clinical and pre-operative diagnostic information to aid in the selection of testing and aid the pathologist in the anatomic interpretation of the specimen.
Receives tissue or cytology requisitions from ancillary departments and physicians for routine or reference laboratory testing.
Transport body fluids and exudates to the appropriate department for testing performed outside of anatomic pathology.
Assist supervisors and co-workers in the daily operation of all areas of the laboratory.
Able to solve most problems and handle difficult situations with little supervision.
Examination of materials or specimens taken from the human body in order to ensure proper specimen collection and identification.
Maintain all reagents according to manufacturers and regulatory guidelines.
Sets up and adjusts laboratory instrumentation as required.
Assists radiology in the collection process on patients of any age, including infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric.
After proper instruction, must be able to operate any scientific instrument and perform any required procedure. Must be able to use independent judgment and knowledge to perform related tasks.
Must possess technical reading skills to be able to read and comprehend technical manuals, package inserts and technical updated material.
Communicate with the approved reference labs for testing, ordering supplies, obtaining results, and problem resolutions.
Maintains wet tissue, cytology fluids, paraffin blocks, and slides according to JCAHO and GHR guidelines.
Assists pathologist directly in frozen section preparation.
Interact with off-site transcription to provide information to aid in the completion of the working draft and final pathology report that is distributed to physicians and placed in the patient’s permanent records.
1 year of approved clinical laboratory experience.
Preferred mathematical, computer reasoning, and language skills at the college level (1 year)
The Histology Assistant assists the Pathologist and Histology Technologists in the Anatomic Pathology laboratory. Participates in authorized activities from accessioning of Surgical and Cytology specimens to final slide product.
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