Histotechnologist - Atrium Health CMC Main - Histology Lab - FT
Company: Atrium Health
Posted on: October 13, 2019
Job Req ID: 221401Position Number: 00000712Employment Type: Full
TimeShift: DayShift Details: Monday - Friday 8am to 4:30pm,
occasional SaturdayStandard Hours:?40.00Department Name:
Lab-HistologyLocation: Carolinas Medical CenterLocation Details:?
1000 Blythe Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203Carolinas HealthCare System is
Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health,
elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health
allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders
to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help
communities thrive. For more information, please visit
carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth??Job SummaryResponsible for
accessioning specimens; preparing frozen sections, assisting in
gross specimen examination, preparing fixed tissue specimens and
cutting, mounting and staining tissue sections for microscopic
examination by a pathologist. Essential Functions
- Performs frozen section preparations within expected time while
insuring tissue is embedded properly, cut accurately, and stained
correctly so that diagnosis to clinician can be made promptly.
- Performs routine, special stains, and immune histochemical
- Recognizes deviations from expected results and uses judgment
in determining appropriate actions.
- Assists with autopsies according to standard procedures as
- Prepares and organizes tissue specimens and assists in gross
- Prepares specimens to be sent to other laboratories for testing
insuring order accuracy and correct lab is chosen for testing.
- Stores or disposes of prepared specimens, slides, and blocks in
a neat retrievable manner.
- Completes required daily procedures with accuracy. Physical
RequirementsWorks in laboratory with exposure to chemicals,
pathogens and patient blood and body fluids. Some latex exposure
may be expected. Moderate lifting, pulling, pushing, and carrying.
Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds and on occasion greater than
25 pounds with assistance. Frequent walking, standing, stooping,
and reaching. Sitting with use of computer for long periods of
time. Education, Experience and Certifications
Currently enrolled in a HT or HTL (ASCP) program and must obtain
certification within one year of completing program or 1 year from
hire date; or a certified HT or HTL (ASCP) and 1 year of experience
required.?At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System,
our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of
everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows
us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion
across our network of more than 900 care locations.?As a leading,
innovative health system, we promote an environment where
differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our
culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve
our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and
the communities we serve.?Posting Notes: Not ApplicableCarolinas
HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer
Carolinas HealthCare System, one of the nation---s leading and most
innovative healthcare organizations provides a full spectrum of
healthcare and wellness programs throughout North and South
Carolina. Its diverse network of facilities includes academic
medical centers, approximately 38 hospitals, freestanding emergency
department, more than 700 physician practices, behavioral health
center, surgical and rehabilitation centers, home health agencies,
hospice and palliative care services, and nursing homes.For nearly
70 years, our system of exceptional facilities has been providing
care that improves our community and the lives of our patients and
employees.At Carolinas HealthCare System, we are One team,
delivering care through more than 11 million patient encounters.
Our teammates share millions of reasons to be proud of their work
and the contributions they make every day.--We invite you to learn
more about Carolinas HealthCare System, and discover all the
possibilities ONE system has to offer.
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