All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)
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
Shift: 2pm -10:30pm Tuesday to Friday and 7a-3:30p on Saturday
The community you’ll be caring for:
2855 NORTH ORANGE AVENUE, Orlando, 32804
The role you’ll contribute:
The Histology Technologist 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.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
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 and troubleshooting related to specimen processing, embedding, microtomy, cryotomy, routine and special histologic staining, frozen sectioning, coverslipping and handling of irreplaceable tissue, surgical and body fluid specimens.
Assists in training new employees and histology students/interns while providing leadership and mentoring to histotechnicians, fellow histotechnologists, and laboratory support staff to maintain optimal operations and outstanding customer service.
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 to customer service issues within guidelines.
Attends and participates in scheduled department and committee meetings as assigned and participates in and has knowledge of Performance Improvement activities including evaluation of any new procedures and equipment.
Adheres strictly to Florida Hospital Compliance Plan and the rules and regulations of applicable regulatory authorities; protects confidentiality of patient information and results at all times.
Follows appropriate safety policies including the appropriate use of PPE, handwashing and hazardous chemical handling. Demonstrates understanding and adheres to Chemical Hygiene Plan and Infection Control policies. Employee job duties may include transport of hazardous waste from point of generation to designated secure storage area. Employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling hazardous waste) and refresher training to include proper handling and transport of hazardous waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment.
Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department.
The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:
1 year of experience as a Histology technician/technologist in Histology laboratory setting
Licensed by the State of Florida as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist in Histology
2 or more years of experience as a Histology technician/technologist in a Histology laboratory setting.
Associates in Science degree in Histology
Nationally certified as a HT (ASCP), HTL (ASCP) or equivalent.
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.