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Histology Technician - $27-48 per hour

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Burke
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Inova Health System is seeking a Histology Technician for a job in Burke, Virginia.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Histology Technician
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Shift: evenings
  • Employment Type: StaffThe Histology Technician 1 is responsible for cutting, staining and preparing tissue samples for the Pathologist to review. Responsible for prioritizing/completing testing procedures in an accurate and timely manner while maintaining proper accurate records of all tests done in accordance with established policies, procedures and regulations. Follows the standard operating procedures for embedding, to ensure quality of blocks and proceeding steps in the production of slides and utilizes a microtome to section paraffin blocks and consistently produce high quality slides for routine/special staining procedures is required.Inova Employee Benefits and Perks:- Health, Vision, and Dental Coverage- Life Insurance, Short/Long Term Disability- NEW! 4 weeks PAID PARENTAL LEAVE- Retirement: Inova matches dollar for dollar the first 5% of your eligible pay that you contribute to the plan- Competitive salary: Pay based experience- Amazing Paid Time Off: Accrue PTO hours on your very first day of work- Supplemental Plans: Including Auto/Home Insurance discounts, Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection- Additional Benefits: Educational Assistance of up to $5,250/year, Student Loan Refinancing, Adoption Assistance, Child Care Centers, Scholarship Program, Free Parking, Exclusive savings opportunities to in-store events, theme parks, discounts, movie tickets and local offerings and so much more!Shift: EveningsHours: Sunday-Thursday 3-1130pmLocation: Juniper Street, Fairfax VirginiaRequirements for consideration:Minimum Education:- High School diploma or equivalent only if have 2 years as a Histology Assistant or equivalent with 1 year of embedding or Bachelor's Degree in Science to include: At least 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of academic credit from a regionally accredited college/university, with a combination of 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry (must include credit hours in both), or an associate degree from a regionally accredited college/university, with a combination of 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry (must include credit hours in both), Bachelor's degree in a science to include: , OR , Successful completion of a N/AACLS Histotechnican program within the last five years prior to the date of application for examination.Years of Experience:- 1 year Histology Tech experience OR Successful progression/productivity for 1 year in the Inova Histology Tech Trainee position OR Inova HT/HTL program graduate eligible for ASCP certification.Certification:- ASCP HT/HTL is not required with 1 year Histology Tech or Inova Histology Tech Trainee position experience. Exception: Inova HT/HTL program graduates are to obtain a minimum certification of ASCP HT after six months of completion of Inova Health System Histology program.Job Responsibilities- Maintains accurate documentation such as variance forms, process specimen logs, equipment maintenance logs, etc.- Recognizes and identifies different gross tissue structures to ensure proper orientation.- Ensures that the tissue is embedded according to standard operating procedures.- Communicates STAT cases, discrepancies and assists with continuous workflow.- Embeds 35 - 40 quality cassettes per hour. Cuts 20 - 25 quality slides per hour.- Meets any continuing education requirements to maintain certification(s) or as required by department.- Other duties as assigned.Utilizing random candidate selection methodology#LI-AL1Inova Job ID #656974. Posted job title: histology technician 1-full time (evenings)

Keywords: Inova Health System, Burke , Histology Technician - $27-48 per hour, Professions , Burke, Virginia

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