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Histotechnician (HT) / Histotechnologist (HTL) - PRN between the hours of 6a-5p no weekends

Columbia, MO
Laboratory


Job Description

Job ID: 1180200
Employment Status: PRN
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Boone Hospital Center is a 394-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, MO. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 26 mid-Missouri counties. Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation.  Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
 

The laboratory department at Boone Hospital Center provides routine, emergency, and esoteric testing for patients in the community we serve. Services are available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The laboratory departments are staffed with nationally certified clinical technical specialists, medical laboratory technologists, medical laboratory technicians and histotechnicians. These positions are supported by lab technicians, lab assistants, phlebotomists, and clerical support personnel.


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Role Purpose

Responsible for providing a variety of routine and/or complex tests and procedures on tissue and related surgical specimens submitted for histological examination.


Responsibilities

  • Understands test principles, theory, maintenance, troubleshooting, and operation of all instrumentation in assigned areas.
  • Tasks to include, but not limited to, microtomy, embedding, staining, reagent preparation. Performs and documents quality controls for all equipment and troubleshoots malfunctioning instrumentation as necessary. Performs special stains and immunohisotchemistry, (manual or automated), after reagent preparation.
  • Ability to utilize critical thinking skills to perform above tasks and responsibilities.
  • Trained to complete tissue gross examination as needed.
  • Must meet the High Complexity qualifications as written in CLIA 42CFR493.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • HT-ASCP or equiv

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Associate's Degree
  • - Physical/Life Science/related

     

    Experience

  • <2 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer