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Histotechnician

Baylor St Luke's Medical Center Houston, Texas
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The posted compensation range of $23.87 - $32.82 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-363109 Employment Type Full Time Department Laboratory Services Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule M-F 2:00p- 10:30p Remote No Category Laboratory
Overview

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is an internationally recognized leader in research and clinical excellence that has given rise to breakthroughs in cardiovascular care neuroscience oncology transplantation and more. Our team’s efforts have led to the creation of many research programs and initiatives to develop advanced treatments found nowhere else in the world. In our commitment to advancing standards in an ever-evolving healthcare environment our new McNair Campus is designed around the human experience—modeled on evidence-based practices for the safety of patients visitors staff and physicians. The 27.5-acre campus represents the future of healthcare through a transformative alliance focused on leading-edge patient care research and education. Our strong alliance with Texas Heart® Institute and Baylor College of Medicine allows us to bring our patients a powerful network of care unlike any other. Our collaboration is focused on increasing access to care through a growing network of leading specialists and revolutionizing healthcare to save lives and improve the health of the communities we serve.


Responsibilities

Prepares routine and STAT microscopic slides from all tissue removed during surgery procedures that will be interpreted by the Pathologists in the diagnosis of disease. Responsible for organizing work load as assigned. Displays professional, safe conduct in all interactions. Maintains positive working relationships with staff, other departments, physicians and peers. Displays conduct in support of CHI St. Luke’s Health Mission & Vision. Connect with CHI today!


Receives, accessions and Assists with grossing of tissue specimens from Surgery, doctor’s offices, , Endoscopy, outside hospitals, and contract accounts
Prepares STAT frozen sections for the Pathologist for immediate diagnosis while the patient is still on the operating table so that the surgeon can determine the extent of the surgical procedure. Complete accessioning, cutting, and staining within a 10 minute time limit on STAT frozen sections
Histologically processes tissue, embeds using appropriate orientation depending on type of tissue, sections per protocol, stains, coverslips, reviews for completion, and Delivers finished slides to the Pathologist for interpretation
Performs multiple special stains necessary to assist in or confirm diagnosis
Processes autopsy material and Prepares teaching sets
Performs preventive maintenance and daily quality assurance on all equipment
Adheres to all regulatory requirements


Qualifications

Education and Certification: 

High School Diploma/GED

Certification as a Histologist (HT ASCP or HTL ASCP)

Experience:

Experience in large volume hospital based Histology Lab

Experience in operating all histology related equipment


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While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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