Community Health Systems Histologist - PRN in Austin, Texas

Description:

Hospital Overview

Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is your community healthcare provider. With more than 600 healthcare professionals strong, our facility offers complete inpatient, outpatient, surgical and emergency care. In addition to an onsite Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, we are a Level IV Trauma designated facility and are a Bariatric Center of Excellence.

Our goal is to create a great place for associates to work, physicians to practice medicine, and patients to receive the highest level of care in the community we call home.

We have a PRN position available for an experienced Histologist to join our team!

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the daily operation of Histology to include the prompt meticulous preparation and staining of microscopic sections from tissue blocks selected by the pathologist

  • Accurately orients tissue in paraffin blocks and produces high quality slides

  • Performs special stains as required

  • Maintains necessary files of slides and paraffin blocks while maintaining absolute certainty of identification of each specimen, block, and slide throughout processing and storage

  • Responsible for seeing that all specimens, slides, and records are kept for the prescribed period of time in a readily retrievable manner

  • Performs and assists with frozen sections

  • Assists pathologist with bone marrow biopsies

  • Maintains surgical specimen data

  • Performs cytoprepatory duties as needed

  • Monitors instrumentation for daily quality control and preventative maintenance

  • Reviews and maintains quality control and preventative maintenance records, reviews and updates procedure manuals, inventories histology supplies, and evaluates new tests and procedures

  • Responsible for assuring section meets all regulatory requirements (JCAHO, CLIA, etc.)

  • Refers problems to the Pathologists or Laboratory Director as needed

  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

  • May require an Associate's Degree or its equivalent

  • Minimum of two (2) years of related experience

  • Current Histotechnician registry, HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP) required

Job: Histology - Pathology

Organization: Cedar Park Regional Medical Center

Location: TX-Austin

Requisition ID: 1681500