Sanford Health Histology Technician - Histology in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Histology Technician | Histology | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : HISTOLOGY

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 10 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Receives and prepares tissue specimens for routine and special examinations. Performs complex histological procedures using techniques to gross, embed, perform microtomy, and stain to make tissue slides used for diagnosis. Responsible to review slide quality. Maintains and repairs lab instruments. Disinfects work area and stocks supplies. Ensures all lab safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met. Will work with self-discipline and good judgment while following established standards of practice. Will be responsible for performing routine duties in all areas of the Histology Laboratory. May be required to interact with all ages of client population. Recognize responsibilities of other laboratory and health care personnel and interact with respect for their jobs and patient care. Keep abreast of new procedures in the department as well as changes in general hospital policy and procedures.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Adheres to established internal standards and procedures abstracted from Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Completes staining processes, including making and air drying smears and fixing and staining cells. Maintains a safe working environment, including proper handling of materials and equipment. Maintains current certifications in specialty and continues education when necessary. Operates and calibrates equipment in a basic laboratory environment. Participates in the preparation of simple clinical specimens according to different requests. Presents a professional image, especially when dealing with customers. Promotes organizational learning through knowledge management, training and development, and sharing key experiences. Utilizes quality control techniques to monitor and maintain laboratory equipment.

DEPARTMENT DETAILS

This position is a full time position of 80 hours per 2 week pay period working four 10 hour shifts between the hours of 11:00 am and 9:30 pm. May be required to work an earlier shift on occasion if the workload demands it.

QUALIFICATIONS

Possess a national certification as a Histology Technician from an approved Health and Human Services (HHS) agency, for example American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). Associates degree required.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Clinical Support

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req26323