Participates in the day-to-day operations of the laboratory with regard to histology specimen processing. Processes and prepares patient tissue according to department procedures using technical knowledge. Supports continuous improvement of laboratory services to ensure high-quality and timely pathology for quality diagnosis.
Degrees/Work Experience/School Education: a) Bachelors: Graduate of NAACLS accredited Histology program and ASCP certification
Licenses & Certifications: a) HTL certification: ASCP Certified
Work Experience: a) 3 years of experience
Communication Skills: a) Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact) b) Writing/Correspondence c) Writing/Reports
Language: a) English
Proficiencies: a) MS Word b) MS Excel c) MS Outlook
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: a) Medical Terms b) Other: Anatomy
Work Schedule: a) Flexible
Other Special Requirements
Other Requirements: ASCP certification as a Histotechnologist is required.
Equipment Operated: Microtome, embedding center, processor, special stainer, immunohistochemistry (IHC) platform, cryostat, and H & E stainer.
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.