Histotechnician (reg) - Days (PRN)

Job Description

Job ID: 1183823
Employment Status: PRN
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Christian Hospital is an acute-care community hospital with 220 staffed beds, located in north St. Louis County. As a founding member of BJC HealthCare, the hospital has an expert medical staff and a diverse workforce of nearly 2,000 health care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances. Christian Hospital is nationally recognized for stroke care and cardiology, and highly regarded for its excellence in emergency medicine, robotic surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, pulmonology and wound care.

Our Northwest HealthCare campus, located six miles west of Christian Hospital in Florissant, offers the community 24-hour emergency care as well as a variety of outpatient services and physician practices.

Histology Laboratory performs a wide variety of routine histotechnologic procedures & histochemical stains. Our Immunohistochemistry area performs over 100 antibodies on both tissue sections & cytology specimens.


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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