Histotechnologist, Geisinger Medical Center (Full Time) (Evenings)
Posted on: May 25, 2023
Job Title: Histotechnologist, Geisinger Medical Center (Full
Time) (Evenings)Location: Danville, PennsylvaniaJob Category:
Diagnostic ServicesSchedule: Evenings Work Type: Full
timeDepartment: Laboratory Surgical Pathology TeamDate Posted:
04/14/2023Job ID: R-46662Job Summary$12,500 sign on incentive for
qualified applicants!Processes and prepares tissue specimens for
examination by Pathologists.Job Duties
- Processes tissues on processing equipment or by manual methods
to ensure proper fixation for examination.
- Identifies and determines proper orientation of tissue
specimens and embeds specimens in paraffin to ensure proper
alignment for sectioning.
- Performs microtomy at proper micron to render quality sections
- Produces consistently good quality microscopic slides that can
be readily reviewed and interpreted by the Pathologist.
- Performs routine and special staining procedures as required to
distinguish cells and organisms for diagnostic examination.
- Maintains equipment, participates in established preventive
maintenance program, and alerts Analytical Specialist of any
- Assists in proper handling and storage of supplies, notifies
Analytical Specialist when inventory is low.
- Assists with department's Quality Improvement program through
active participation in patient specimen identification and quality
- Assists in the evaluation and validation of new instruments and
new technologies as needed.
- Participation in completion of assigned initial and subsequent
competency assessment examinations required and maintains working
knowledge of applicable Laboratory Information System programs and
- Participates in the training and orientation of new
employees.Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.
Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and
complying with all organization policies and procedures. The
specific statements in this profile are not intended to be
all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary
to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills
outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered
essential to the performance of the job related to that
position.Position DetailsJoin our team at Geisinger Medical Center
in Danville, PA!$12,500 sign on bonus for qualified applicants!This
position is anticipated to work 5, 8.5 hour shifts per week with a
.5 hour lunch break. Start time will either be 3PM/This position
requires an HT(ASCP) or HTL(ASCP). Recent graduates are encouraged
to apply! EducationGraduate from Specialty Training Program-
(Required), Associate's Degree- (Preferred)Certification(s) and
License(s)Certified Histotechnician - American Society for Clinical
Pathology (ASCP)Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES:
Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our
students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We
strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.
EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for
excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and
brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.
INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our
patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We
provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the
Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and
part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and
domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior
management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration,
cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with
unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our
patients, members and community come from a wide variety of
backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health
easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal
opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability or status as a protected veteran.
Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Histotechnologist, Geisinger Medical Center (Full Time) (Evenings), Healthcare , Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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