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Histotechnician - AdventHealth -Orlando
Location Address: 2855 N. Orange Ave Orlando, FL
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth - Orlando, FL
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time Nights, 9pm-5:30am
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth's core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork
Performs assigned pre and post analytical activities related to anatomic pathology tests assigned including specimen collection and processing, Quality Control, equipment maintenance, inventory control, Quality Assurance and proficiency testing procedures.
Performs analytical activities related to specimen processing, embedding, microtomy, routine and special histologic staining, frozen sectioning, cover slipping and handling of irreplaceable tissue, surgical and body fluid specimens. 9739 - Focuses efforts on research specimens.
Supports cross departmental partnerships and communication amongst Pathologists, Pathologists' Assistants, hospital staff and clients taking immediate steps to correct, follow through and report any mistakes or errors to department manager, assistant manager or lead tech including resolution of customer service issues within guidelines. 9739 - Supports liaison work for ADVENTHEALTHCI-TR with Pathology.
Attends and participates in scheduled department and committee meetings/activities as assigned and, in the laboratory, participates in and has knowledge of Performance Improvement activities including evaluation of any new procedures and equipment.
What You Will Need:
Three months experience as a Histology technician/technologist in a Histology laboratory setting
Licensed by the State of Florida as a Clinical Laboratory Technician or Technologist in Histology
9739 - Valid Florida Driver's license and auto insurance
Technical skills and aptitudes related to specimen processing, embedding, microtomy, routine and special histologic staining, cover slipping and handling of irreplaceable tissue, surgical and body fluid specimens performed in department or work area assigned.
Ability to assist pathologist with frozen section preparations.
Ability to utilize automated Histology equipment properly according to lab procedures and manufacturers' instructions.
One year of experience as a Histology technician/technologist in a Histology laboratory setting
Nationally certified as a HT (ASCP) or equivalent.
The Histology Technician performs anatomical pathology procedures in assigned areas as licensed. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.