Histotechnologist, Geisinger Medical Center (Full Time) (Days)
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Job Title: Histotechnologist, Geisinger Medical Center (Full
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Diagnostic Services
Work Type: Full time
Department: Laboratory Surgical Pathology Team
Date Posted: 03/14/2023
Job ID: R-45375
Job Summary$12,500 sign on incentive for qualified applicants!
Processes and prepares tissue specimens for examination by
- 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 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 8AM or 9AM.This
position requires an HT(ASCP) or HTL(ASCP). Recent graduates are
encouraged to apply! #NCHN
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.
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