Histologist - Delray

1300 NW 17th Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33445, USA Req #943
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
SUMMARY

Certified Histologist prepares tissue specimens for microscopic examination and diagnostic interpretation by the dermatopathologist, with tasks to include special stains and/or immunohistochemistry (IHC). The associate in this position must determine the appropriate protocols, procedures, and quality control measures to follow and must consistently adhere to those guidelines. Additional duties may be assigned to persons employed in the Histologist position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Perform processing, embedding, cutting, staining, and coverslipping
2. Accession specimens
3. Perform special stains and/or immunohistochemistry (IHC), following protocols
4. Perform cutting of control slides
5. Match slides with requisitions, double checking for accuracy
6. Perform tasks relating to troubleshooting and quality control as required
7. May perform other duties or special projects as required or as assigned by management

LABORATORY PERSONNEL – ANNUAL CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
 

All lab personnel are required to complete 12 Continuing Education Units each calendar year as follows:
· 1 CEU – Safety
· 2 CEUs – Dermpath Specific
· 9 CEUs – Any related laboratory area of interest

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
 

1. Knowledge of ADCS policies and procedures, including quality assurance policies and CLIA, OSHA, and other applicable government regulations and standards, as well as accreditation standards (where applicable), and the ability to actively apply that knowledge in the performance of all job duties
2. Ability to practice confidentiality and follow HIPAA regulations with patient information
3. Ability to practice professional ethics and use discretion concerning ADCS directives and proprietary information/trade secrets of the organization 
4. Ability to recognize a problem and effectively problem-solve, using guidance from management when necessary
5. Knowledge of medical terminology and ability to use appropriately
6. Ability to manage time efficiently, prioritize, multi-task, and adapt to change
7. Ability to maintain high level of accuracy in all documentation and in the performance of all job duties
8. Ability to perform the essential job duties, with or without accommodation, within the scope of education and training
9. Excellent organizational skills
10. Skilled in typing/keyboarding; skilled in using computers and office equipment 

EDUCATION

High school diploma or GED required

EXPERIENCE
A minimum of one year experience in the following:
· Embedding
· Cutting
· Staining
· Special Stains and/or immunohistochemistry (IHC)
· Troubleshooting LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS Current ASCP certification (HT) or registry eligible
 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Monday, May 31, 2021
  • 1300 NW 17th Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33445, USA