Position Summary: Performs various tasks required for receiving, processing, and preparing patient tissue specimens for microscopic examination and analysis by the Pathologist.Prepares microscopic tissue slides for diagnostic/research purposes; performs tissue stains to assist in diagnosis; handles specimen accessioning; maintains laboratory and equipment.Reviews quality control, performs operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of histology instruments and equipment.
Qualifications: Individual must possess the ability to:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.In accordance with The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals.However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.
Minimum Education: Completion of training in an NCCLS-approved Histology Technician program required.Required:Bachelorï¿½s or Associate's degree
Minimum Experience: 2 to 5 years of job-related experience required.5+ years of job-related experience preferred.Experience should include preparation and performance of routine and special histologic procedures.Experience with instruments, quality control, and the update of all procedure manuals, including CAP, JCAHO, DHEC, and OSHA requirements.
Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses:HT ASCP certification preferred. MT /MLT with ASCP and job related experience acceptable. Current non-certified Histotechnologist, who are employed by Piedmont Medical Center, are encouraged to acquire certification.
Primary Location: Rock Hill, South Carolina
Facility: Piedmont Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
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: 1905042003
About Piedmont Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.