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Histotechnologist in Daytona Beach, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/24/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Daytona Beach

Job Description


Histechnologist AdventHealth Daytona Beach

Location Address: 301 Memorial Medical Parkway Daytona Beach, FL 32117

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Daytona Beach

Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement

Career growth and advancement potential

High quality of life with low cost of living on the shores of sunny Daytona Beach, FL.

Work Hours/Shift:

Fulltime Day

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Perform routine and non-routine activities involved in the preparation of slides for microscopic evaluation by pathologist(s), according to policies and procedures. 

  • Ensure proper accessioning and labeling of all tissue samples.

  • Process paperwork associated with accessioning and reporting.

  • May perform gross tissue examination (high complexity testing) if meets personnel qualifications set forth by the 1988 CLIA CFR 493.1489 and the corporate Minimum Qualifications for Personnel Performing Gross Tissue Examinations SOP.

  • Ensure proper tissue processing.

  • Embed processed tissue in paraffin.

  • Perform microtomy of embedded tissue.

  • Prepare slides for routine Hematoxylin and Eosin staining.

  • Perform cover slipping of stained slides either manually or automated.

  • Prepare solutions and reagents for special stain procedures.

  • Obtain and validate control tissue used in special stains.

  • Perform all special stain procedures.

  • May prepare solutions and reagents for IHC procedures.

  • May obtain and validate control material used in IHC procedures.

  • May perform IHC testing.

  • Perform filing of finished blocks and slides. 

  • Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment.

  • Provide training and guidance to Histotechnicians/Histotechnologists, students and lab aides.

  • Adhere to laboratory’s quality control policies and documents all quality control activities; the ability to recognize outliers and correct them.


What You Will Need:

  • 2-5 years Histology experience required.
  • AA or AS degree or equivalent training and experience.
  • Active Florida Licensed Histotechnologist

  • ASCP Preferred
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and can perform IHC testing.
  • Qualification in Immunohistochemistry (QIHC) obtained through ASCP is preferred.
  • Computer proficiency required.
  • The position also involves effective communication and interpersonal skills

Under the immediate supervision of the Histology Supervisor, the Histotechnologist performs clinical testing in one or more of the following areas of the laboratory: Embedding, Microtomy, Special Staining, Immunohistochemistry and Cytology non-Gyn. A Histotechnologist obtains or receives specimens, performs a variety of standardized tests including advanced and specialized tests using techniques and equipment found in the histology laboratory, understands method principle, performs quality control and performs preventative maintenance.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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