Clinical Laboratory Technologist - Histology - FT - Days - $15K Sign on Bonus - MHW (Visa Sponsorship Available)
Memorial Healthcare System

Pembroke Pines, Florida

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Location:
Pembroke Pines, Florida

Memorial laboratory professionals understand that every specimen and every report are informing diagnosis, treatment and care. We never lose sight of the patient and family who are on the other end of that data, and are depending on us for timely and accurate results. We aspire to the Five Rights of Laboratory Testing: performing the right test on the right patient at the right time for the right indicators leading to the right diagnostic decision.

Summary:

The Histology Technologist prepares histologic slides from human tissue sections for microscopic examination and diagnosis by Pathologist.

Responsibilities:

Prepares for and participates in inspections and assists the laboratory in meeting all regulatory guidelines.May perform Immunohistochemistry and Histochemistry and assist with implementation.Receives, accessions as required, and prepares tissues and other biological materials using accepted histological techniques; performs proper labeling, fixation, embedding, microtomy, staining, and coverslipping.Prepares and evaluates stains, reagents, and solutions necessary for slide preparation following established policies and procedures.Performs quality control, preventative maintenance, and advanced troubleshooting of instruments and stains for optimal performance.Evaluates complex and difficult samples to determine suitable methods of preparation and staining.

Competencies:

ACCOUNTABILITY, ACCURACY & QUALITY, ANALYSIS AND DECISION MAKING, CLINICAL POLICIES AND STANDARDS, CUSTOMER SERVICE, EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE - LAB, HISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINS AND IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY, RESPONDING TO CHANGE, SPECIMEN HANDLING, ACCESSIONING, AND PROCESSING, STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR

Education and Certification Requirements:

Associates (Required)Clinical Lab Supervisor License (SU LICENSE) - State of Florida (FL), Clinical Lab Technologist License (TN LICENSE) - State of Florida (FL)

Additional Job Information:

Complexity of Work: Basic knowledge of laboratory procedures and instrumentation. Ability to effectively relate and communicate with internal and external customers. Basic knowledge of laboratory information systems. Requires critical thinking skills, effective communication skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Required Work Experience: No prior work experience required. Other Information: **Florida State License as a Supervisor or Technologist in the area of responsibility or American Society for Clinical Pathology.Additional Education Info: or as required by Florida state licensure.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Bending and Stooping = 60%
  • Climbing = 40%
  • Keyboard Entry = 60%
  • Kneeling = 20%
  • Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater = 0%
  • Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient = 60%
  • Lifting or Carrying 2501 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient = 20%
  • Lifting or Carrying > 75 lbs Non-Patient = 0%
  • Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient = 60%
  • Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient = 20%
  • Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient = 0%
  • Reaching = 60%
  • Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg = 0%
  • Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm = 60%
  • Running = 0%
  • Sitting = 60%
  • Squatting = 40%
  • Standing = 60%
  • Walking = 60%
  • Audible Speech = 60%
  • Hearing Acuity = 60%
  • Smelling Acuity = 60%
  • Taste Discrimination = 0%
  • Depth Perception = 60%
  • Distinguish Color = 60%
  • Seeing - Far = 60%
  • Seeing - Near = 60%
  • Bio hazardous Waste = 60%
  • Biological Hazards - Respiratory = 60%
  • Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion = 60%
  • Blood and/or Bodily Fluids = 60%
  • Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens = 60%
  • Asbestos = 0%
  • Cytotoxic Chemicals = 40%
  • Dust = 40%
  • Gas/Vapors/Fumes = 40%
  • Hazardous Chemicals = 60%
  • Hazardous Medication = 0%
  • Latex = 20%
  • Computer Monitor = 60%
  • Domestic Animals = 0%
  • Extreme Heat/Cold = 0%
  • Fire Risk = 40%
  • Hazardous Noise = 20%
  • Heating Devices = 60%
  • Hypoxia = 0%
  • Laser/High Intensity Lights = 0%
  • Magnetic Fields = 0%
  • Moving Mechanical Parts = 60%
  • Needles/Sharp Objects = 60%
  • Potential Electric Shock = 40%
  • Potential for Physical Assault = 20%
  • Radiation = 20%
  • Sudden Decompression During Flights = 0%
  • Unprotected Heights = 0%
  • Wet or Slippery Surfaces = 40%

Shift:

Days

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

Wages shown on independent job boards reflect market averages, not specific to any employer. We encourage candidates to talk to their Memorial Healthcare System recruiter to discuss actual pay rates, during the hiring process.

Memorial Healthcare System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Memorial Healthcare System recruits, hires and promotes qualified candidates for employment opportunities without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any factor prohibited by law.

We are proud to offer Veteran's Preference to former military, reservists and military spouses (including widows and widowers). You must indicate your status on your application to take advantage of this program.

Employment is subject to post offer, pre-placement assessment, including drug testing.

If you need reasonable accommodation during the application process, please call 954-276-8340 (M-F, 8am-5pm) or email TalentAcquisitionCenter@mhs.net


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