The Histology Technician is responsible for the prompt and accurate processing of all tissue specimens. This includes assisting the pathologist with gross examination of histology specimens, cutting and staining frozen sections, and cross-trained in processing cytology specimens for the Cytotechnologist. The Histotechâ��s responsibilities also include documentation of quality control and quality assurance reports as specified by regulatory agencies as well as requested by clients and management.
The Histology Technician must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to interact with various ages of clients served in the course and scope of his/her job duties. These age populations may include pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric. This position may require direct patient care. However, in the course and scope of the regular job duties, this individual may be required to interface with patients, family members and the public at-large. Assessment of the skills necessary to communicate with various age populations is addressed on the corresponding competency assessment.
Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology preferred, or equivalent in structured training
HT(ASCP) preferred, or equivalent
Must meet Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act of 1988 (CLIA â��88) requirements for testing personnel in a high complexity testing laboratory
Knowledge of the human anatomy
Knowledge of histology/cytology staining procedures-Ability to use a Cryostat
Ability to use computers (i.e. Microsoft Office, LIS systems)
Previous experience as a Histology Technician preferred
Previous experience with Fine Needle Aspirate procedures (i.e. assisting Physicians)
Primary Location: El Paso, Texas
Facility: The Hospitals of Providence Memorial Campus
Job Type: PT1
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105026048
About The Hospitals of Providence Memorial Campus
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.