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Histotechnician - AdventHealth - Orlando
Location Address: 2855 NORTH ORANGE AVENUE, Orlando, 32804
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth - Orlando
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time/Nights
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork
Performs assigned pre and post analytical activities related to anatomic pathology tests assigned including specimen collection and processing, Quality Control, equipment maintenance, inventory control, Quality Assurance and proficiency testing procedures.
Performs analytical activities related to specimen processing, embedding, microtomy, routine and special histologic staining, frozen sectioning, cover slipping and handling of irreplaceable tissue, surgical and body fluid specimens. 9739 – Focuses efforts on research specimens.
Supports cross departmental partnerships and communication amongst Pathologists, Pathologists’ Assistants, hospital staff and clients taking immediate steps to correct, follow through and report any mistakes or errors to department manager, assistant manager or lead tech including resolution of customer service issues within guidelines. 9739 – Supports liaison work for ADVENTHEALTHCI-TR with Pathology.
Attends and participates in scheduled department and committee meetings/activities as assigned and, in the laboratory, participates in and has knowledge of Performance Improvement activities including evaluation of any new procedures and equipment.
What You Will Need:
Three months experience as a Histology technician/technologist in a Histology laboratory setting
Licensed by the State of Florida as a Clinical Laboratory Technician or Technologist in Histology
9739 â“ Valid Florida Driverâ™s license and auto insurance
Technical skills and aptitudes related to specimen processing, embedding, microtomy, routine and special histologic staining, cover slipping and handling of irreplaceable tissue, surgical and body fluid specimens performed in department or work area assigned.
Ability to assist pathologist with frozen section preparations.
Ability to utilize automated Histology equipment properly according to lab procedures and manufacturersâ™ instructions.
One year of experience as a Histology technician/technologist in a Histology laboratory setting
Nationally certified as a HT (ASCP) or equivalent.
The Histology Technician performs anatomical pathology procedures in assigned areas as licensed. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.