Catholic Health Initiatives Histotechnologist - Full Time in HOUSTON, Texas

Histotechnologist - Full Time

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Accurately analyzes and report all tests ordered by the Medical Staff in a timely manner to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Prepares histological procedures on patient specimens adhering to the Section’s Standard Operating Procedures to ensure accurate, timely reporting

  2. Ensures that histology related equipment is operational by performing required maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting procedures, daily

  3. Performs required Quality Control procedures and Maintains records to ensure tests are being performed within control limits

  4. Assists in evaluation of new procedures and equipment to provide the physician with the most current laboratory technology

  5. Participates in opportunities for continuing education and/or teaching, training according to the Section Performance Standards to enhance technical skills

  6. Adheres to all regulatory requirements

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Licensure

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree, or 10 years of experience as a Histotechnologist

  • Certification as a Histologist (HT ASCP or HTL ASCP)

Minimum Experience

  • None required

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Critical thinking

  • Experience in handling minute surgical tissue samples

Physical Requirements

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in position.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0159061