Histotechnologist - (Histo Tech - HTL)

  1. Watertown,NY
  2. Aug 30, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Medical Technologists

12895409 Job Description & Requirements
Histotechnologist - (Histo Tech - HTL)
StartDate: 09/25/2017Available Shifts: 8/10/12 D Pay Rate: $31.00 - 36.00

SHIFT: Day shift, no call.

A histotechnologist has received advanced training in how and why specific tissue specimens are collected and processed for testing. Because of their training, histotechnologists can manage unexpected situations in a laboratory, such as:

  • Solving technical or instrumental issues
  • Understanding the underlying causes of unusual test results
  • Evaluating new laboratory techniques and procedures

Required Qualifications
NYS license required. ASCP certification within two years of hire. Bachelor of Science in medical technology, biology, chemistry or related field, or H.L.T. certification and certification from recognized agency. Assumes responsibility for the processing, embedding, cutting and staining of surgical and autopsy tissue, and for preparation and staining of cytopathology specimens according to established policies and procedures for Pathologist's examination and interpretation. Assumes responsibility for actively contributing to the sections productive and cost effectiveness. Assumes responsibility for recognizing results or problems that require referral to Section Supervisor, Pathologist or Administrative Director. Assumes responsibility for the correct management of the patient's body tissue which includes preparing microscopic sections for diagnosis by Pathologist. Takes care of section administration including documentation and maintenance of supplies and equipment. Performs specialized, selective techniques required for diagnostic purposes. Participates in the Quality Assurance program.

Preferred Qualifications
START DATE: 09/25/2017 for 26 weeks

Job Benefits
Allied travel assignments are typically for 13 weeks and offer generous packages that include:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Free Private Housing
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!

About the Company
Med Travelers, an AMN Healthcare company, is the leader in allied healthcare staffing. Our relationships with numerous healthcare facilities - including hospitals, home health agencies, school systems, and long-term care facilities - enable us to offer the most current temporary therapy positions and medical imaging jobs. And our traveler customer service is among the best in the industry. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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