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Histology Technician

Company: CRL - TriStar Division
Location: Brentwood
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description Introduction
Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a(an) Histology Technician? At , you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.NEW Tristar Central Laboratory1 Dell Parkway, Building A Level 03, Nashville, TN 37217Full-time Evening shiftBenefits HCA offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Histology Technician like you to be a part of our team.Job Summary and QualificationsYou Will:
    • 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 procedures performed.You Should Have:
      • 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
      • OR Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Biomedical Science, Biology or Chemistry
      • National Certification as a MT (ASCP) or HT (ASCP) required
      • State license where required (CA, FL, GA, HI, LA, MT, NV, NY, ND, RI, WV)
      • 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 skillsThis role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).Integrated Regional Labs is a full service provider for clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology services, providing hospitals, physicians, and clients with timely diagnostic information for patient care. Our infrastructure includes a fully automated esoteric core laboratory in Fort Lauderdale, a histology and microbiology operation in Largo, Florida, and a network of hospital based rapid-response laboratories present in four HCA Healthcare divisions within the state of Florida. Our core laboratories support more than 250 acute and rehab hospitals, physician practices, surgery centers and commercial accounts. HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

        HCA Healthcare Co-Founder We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Histology Technician opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.LAB-AFHP

Keywords: CRL - TriStar Division, Nashville , Histology Technician, Professions , Brentwood, Tennessee

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