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Histology Technician

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Savannah
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you want to join an organization that invests in you as a(an) Histology Technician? At Memorial Health University Medical Center, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.BenefitsMemorial Health University Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Histology Technician like you to be a part of our team.Job Summary and QualificationsThe Histotechnologist is a vital part of the Laboratory. You will be working with a professional staff that is very knowledgeable in Anatomic Pathology. You will serve as a key position of the interdependent team, and hold responsibility for achieving positive patient and department outcomesWhat you will do in this role:* You will be responsible for receiving, accessioning and preparing stained slides from tissue and biopsies submitted to Anatomic Pathology for review by a pathologist.* You will be responsible for the preparation of frozen section specimens for review by a pathologist.* You will assist the Technical Manager by performing specific managerial or supervisory tasks.* You will provide technical guidance to colleagues in regards to abnormal and/or Critical patient results, quality control problems, and workload problems.* You will follow best practice methodologies prescribed, demonstrating your skill and ability to following laboratory compliance policies and procedures.* You will practice infection control by careful hand washing and by wearing personal protective equipment, for the safety of patient and self, while maintaining a well-kept work area.What qualifications you will need:* Bachelor's Degree required.* License/Certification Required American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP), HTL License/Certification Preferred* Completion of formal training in histology. ASCP Histotechnologist (HTL) certification and at least (1) year histotechnology experience.
    * Training in all phases of histotechnology. Can distinguish colors, demonstrates independent judgment, demonstrates good communication and interpersonal skill, requires coordination and good manual dexterity skills, demonstrates initiative, possesses ability to work under stress, and demonstrates ability to organize This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).Memorial Health University Medical Center has provided quality healthcare services since 1955, giving patients access to highly-trained physicians and advanced technology. Our 600+ bed hospital is one of the region's leading acute care facilities that serves 35 counties across southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina. Located in Savannah, Georgia, we are a regional referral center for heart care, cancer care, trauma care, children's care, high-risk pregnancies and high-risk newborn care. Our hospital includes the region's only Level I trauma center and children's hospital, as well as the Savannah campus of Mercer University School of Medicine.
    At Memorial Health, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.
    HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

    HCA Healthcare Co-Founder We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Histology Technician opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Savannah , Histology Technician, Professions , Savannah, Georgia

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