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Histotechnician - JS Path-Anatomic Path/Cytology Jackson

Job ID: 19662
Job Category: Laboratory & Pathology
Job Type: Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: MBMC - Hospital
Location: Jackson, MS

Summary

Performs histological analyses; recognizes problems, identifies basic causes and makes corrections by using present strategies; correlates data based on knowledge of technical and instrumental conditions affecting test results; performs quality control procedures within predetermined parameters. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities

  • Performs histological analyses following prescribed procedures.
  • Implement, maintain and assess requirements of the Laboratory's Quality Assurance (QA) Program, including participation in process improvement activities as requested by supervisor. Assist in implementation of new histology techniques and testing systems.
  • Operate and maintain laboratory instruments to include daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and as needed maintenance. Contact customer support to troubleshoot problems.
  • Instruct personnel in procedural techniques, as assigned according to established competency standards.
  • Implement, maintain and adhere to all elements of the Laboratory's specimen collection, processing and handling systems in order to ensure the highest level of specimen, block and slide integrity.
  • Review and follow policies and procedures for compliance with regulatory agency requirements for accreditation, as noted by the supervisor.
  • Demonstrates commitment to professional growth and competency.


Requirements, Preferences and Experience

Education

Minimum: Completion of Histotech Training Program.

Experience

Preferred: 3 years Healthcare/Medical-Histology

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Minimum: License/Certification/Registries (valid for the State of MS): Histotechnologist (HTL) or HT(ASCP) Certification Required.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 18286 - Histotechnician
Facility: MBMC - Hospital
Department: JS Path-Anatomic Path/Cytology Jackson
Category: Laboratory & Pathology
Type: Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:MS:Jackson
Located in the Jackson, MS metro area
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