Lahey Health Histology Technologist, per diem in Beverly, Massachusetts

About the Job

Beverly Hospital, A member of Lahey Health, promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care.You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, and Empathy.

Position Summary:

Processes tissue specimens and prepares microscopic slides for Pathologists' & Cytotechnologists’ use in patient diagnoses. Assists Pathologist on surgical bench. Assumes responsibility for compliance with all standards, quality control/quality assurance activities, inventory control, cost containment practices, policies, and procedures as required by regulatory/accrediting agencies, hospital and/or laboratory administration to ensure the overall accuracy reliability and quality of information relayed to the customer. Acts as a liaison between customers and the laboratory to promote increased customer satisfaction with laboratory services by both successfully answering inquires/resolving problems and by presenting a positive, professional image. Performs applicable LIS procedures. As assigned, responsible for working weekends, holidays, and for covering other than primary shift.

· Requires knowledge in general biology, anatomy, physiology, and chemistry with an

understanding of the scientific method

· Performs a variety of technical procedures that result in the creation of microscopic slide preparations including:

  • specimen collection and triage

  • specimen processing

  • embedding and microtomy techniques

  • routine, special and IHC staining

  • special specimen preparation

· Operates and maintains lab instruments

· Maintains records and documentation required to manage the daily workflow and provide QC/QA monitors

· Demonstrates interpersonal skills required to successfully perform as a team member in a constantly changing environment

· Maintains confidentiality regarding all phases of laboratory work and findings

Scheduled Hours

Per diem, hours assigned as needed.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

· Associate's Degree and three year's histology experience

OR

· Baccalaureate degree and one year histology experience

Certification/License: HT or HTL (ASCP)

REQNUMBER: 150523-1A