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Histology Tech

Company: Net2source
Location: Nashville
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
N2S Healthcare is America's fastest growing and one of the most respected health care staffing and workforce solutions organization, we are the recognized as a leader in nursing, physician and allied staffing. We provide best in class career opportunities with our clients' who are evolving, have a great culture and amazing opportunities within the Healthcare Industry.
Position Name: Histology Technologist/Technician
Location: Nashville, TN 37217
Duration:Perm basis
Payrate:-$28-38/hr with amazing sign on bonus
Shift timing: Monday Friday *8 hour shifts * Evenings & Nights(Rotating Weekends)
Job Summary:-

  • Prepare and process specimens for gross and microscopic examination and diagnosis by a pathologist. May assist in the preparation of frozen sections of surgical specimens for microscopic examination by a pathologist.
  • Perform histology and cytology procedures including specimen processing/fixation, cell block preparation, embedding, microtomy, slide preparation, routine and special stains in accordance with department procedures.
  • Assure positive sample, block and slide identification throughout the sample/slide preparation process
  • Prepare and maintain solutions for stains and histology procedures. Performs preventive maintenance on equipment and instrumentation per manufacturer & department procedures and per department schedule.
  • Utilize independent judgement and problem solving skills to ensure the accuracy of procedures performed and proper equipment performance. Troubleshoots to and takes appropriate corrective action to resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely manner for resolution.
  • Adhere to department policy with regards to performance and documentation of quality control and quality assurance for instrumentation, equipment and procedure Skills:
    Physical Requirements
    • Work consistently requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, stooping, pushing, and pulling.
    • Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies.
    • Possible exposure to communicable diseases. Must speak, read, and write Basic English fluently.
    • Intact senses of sight, hearing, smell, and touch. Manual finger dexterity.
      • High School Diploma AND minimum two years of histology experience
      • OR High School Diploma AND completion of an accredited program in Histotechnology
      • OR Associate's degree in Chemistry, Biology AND one year of histology experience
      • National Certification as a MT (ASCP) or HT (ASCP) required
      • Thorough knowledge of histology methods and correlation to disease processes
      • Ability to follow protocols for the proper fixation and routine staining of samples
      • Ability to consistently prepare and produce specimen sections with appropriate slide orientation, thickness, and stain quality for microscopic diagnosis by a pathologist
      • Demonstrates good technique in the cutting, embedding, orientation and staining of specimens
      • General knowledge of laboratory accreditation and regulatory compliance requirements
      • Excellent communication, team work and organizational skills. Sets a positive example.
      • Ability to train others
      • Effective and proactive problem solving and decision making skills. If you are interested in this position or if you are looking for a job switch, please tell me the best preferred time to discuss that amazing opportunity or you can directly call me on-(551) 946-5129.
        Thanks & Regards
        Kratika Maharwal
        Healthcare Recruiter
        Global HQ Address 7250 Dallas Pkwy, Suite 825 Plano, Texas 75024
        Office: (201) 340-8700 x 449 - Cell: (551) 946-5129- Fax: (201) 221-8131- Email:

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