Histologist – Full Time or PRN – AdventHealth Redmond
All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
Mental Health Resources and Support
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Schedule:Full Time or PRN
Location: 501 Redmond Rd, NW, Rome 30165
The role you’ll contribute:
Under the immediate supervision of the Pathologist, Assistant Laboratory Manager and the Director of Laboratory services, the Histology Technologist prepares samples for clinical testing in the histology/pathology area of the laboratory. A Histology Technologist obtains or receives specimens, prepares samples to be evaluated for the pathologist by using standardized procedures, understands the method principle, performs quality control, and performs preventative maintenance. The Histology Technologist works independently, organizing work to meet established deadlines, records all data obtained and maintains job competence. The position also involves effective communication and interpersonal skills.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Build collaborative professional relationships to create quality healthcare
Work independently in a professional team-oriented environment
Has written and oral communication skills adequate to comprehend technical material and communicate with medical professionals.
Accountability to learn and implement processes that improves laboratory standards.
Perform procedures within the approved guidelines to meet turnaround time standards and maintain quality patient care.
Perform procedures on surgical specimens including but not limited to tissue samples and body fluid specimens. Repeat procedures where appropriate
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 as needed.
Able to solve most problems and handle difficult situations with little or no supervision.
Practices histology, which means is responsible for the preparation of materials or specimens taken from the human body to provide information or materials for use in the diagnosis, prevention or treatment of a disease or the assessment of a medical condition.
Perform, review, approve and maintain quality control testing on products, reagent, equipment and various testing kits.
Maintain all reagents according to manufacturers and regulatory guidelines.
Perform and maintain maintenance records for daily, weekly, monthly, annual and as needed maintenance on all equipment.
Perform calibrations on all equipment.
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 sufficient academic, technical and clinical skills and knowledge to evaluate, troubleshoot, research, and resolve day-to-day problems that arise or special projects as assigned by the supervisors.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
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.