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Histotechnician II (reg) - PRN, Saint Louis, Missouri

Created11/22/2020
Reference1208903
CategoryLaboratory
Job typeContractor
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CitySaint Louis
Zip63101
Address425 S Euclid Ave
SalaryCompetitive
Job ID: 1208903
Employment Status: PRN
More Information:

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

No other organization offers an opportunity for exploration and discovery like Barnes-Jewish Hospital. As a laboratory professional with Barnes-Jewish Hospital, you'll have exposure to the most advanced testing protocols and processes in medical diagnostics, and one of St. Louis' widest varieties of disciplines and specialties in laboratory careers. Our full-service, 24/7 laboratory is known for its leading-edge technology and the most progressive clinical techniques in practice today. you'll be working with the best, in a supportive atmosphere that will encourage your growth and advancement. Plus, you'll have opportunities to share your skills and knowledge by participating in clinical trials and research in conjunction with leading organizations such as the Washington University School of Medicine.

Overview

Role Purpose

Responsible for providing a variety of routine and/or complex tests and procedures on tissue and related surgical specimens submitted for histological examination.

Responsibilities
  • Understands test principles, theory, maintenance, troubleshooting, and operation of all instrumentation in assigned areas.
  • Tasks to include, but not limited to, microtomy, embedding, staining, reagent preparation. Performs and documents quality controls for all equipment and troubleshoots malfunctioning instrumentation as necessary. Performs special stains and immunohisotchemistry, (manual or automated), after reagent preparation.
  • Ability to utilize critical thinking skills to perform above tasks and responsibilities.
  • Trained to complete tissue gross examination as needed.
  • Must meet the High Complexity qualifications as written in CLIA 42CFR493.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

    Degree
  • High School Diploma or GED


  • Experience
  • No Experience


  • Supervisor Experience
  • No Experience


  • Licenses & Certifications
  • ASCP, AMT,AAB or equiv or elig


  • Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

    Degree
  • Associate's Degree
  • - Physical/Life Science/related

    Experience
  • < 2 years
  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    - Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    - Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    - 401(k) plan
    - Tuition Assistance
    - Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    - On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    - Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

    Equal Opportunity Employer
    EmployerBJC HealthCare

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