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Histotechnician I - Tampa, FL req13117 in Tampa, FL at Quest Diagnostics Health & Wellness

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/28/2018

Job Description

Schedule:   On call

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under general supervision and according to policies and procedures, performs routine and non-routine activities involved in the preparation of slides, for microscopic evaluation by pathologist(s)
  • Process paperwork associated with accessioning and reporting.
  • Ensure proper tissue processing.
  • May perform limited embedding and microtomy under general supervision, as needed.
  • Prepare slides for routine Hematoxylin and Eosin staining.
  • Perform cover slipping of stained slides either manually or automated.
  • Prepare solutions and reagents for special stains under general supervision, as needed.
  • Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of non-complex equipment.
  • Perform filing of finished blocks and slides.
  • Adhere to laboratory's quality control policies, and document all quality control activities.
  • Ensure all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met.
  • Ensure compliance with all local, federal, CLIA and CAP regulations.
  • Maintain a clean and well-organized work area.
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervisor.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

  • High School Education or equivalent

Work Experience:

  • 1 year experience in a histology laboratory within the last ten years

Special Requirements:

  • HT (ASCP) or ASCP eligible or five years of full time experience in the last 10

Key Word Search: tissue processing, embedding, microtomy, Hematoxylin, Eosin, stain, coverslip, slides.

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