Histology Technologist (Alachua, FL)

Job Description:


Alachua, FL





Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Histology Technologist opening with the North FL Market Lab today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the this Healthcare team.
This North FL Market Lab, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:
• Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
• Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
• 401K(100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
• Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
• Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
• Home, Auto, and Pet Insurance
• Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
• Short Term & Long Term Disability coverage
• Adoption Assistance
• Legal Benefits and lots more!
We are seeking a(an) Histology Technologist for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!
Job Summary and Qualifications
You Will:
Analyze testing samples according to instructions and perform quality control procedures per protocol
Embed tissue specimens in correct orientation at a rate of 45 - 60 seconds per block
Section paraffin blocks at an average rate of 35 - 40 blocks per hour
Produce sections of correct thickness with a minimum of cutting artifacts
Perform routine H & E stain performed according to Department procedure
Recognize inferior staining prior to submitting and corrects the problem to meet standards
Perform any on-site special stains and histo-chemical methods
Prepare smears, cell blocks, and Cytospin preparations
Ensure correct Cytology and Pathology numbers are entered in the computer under the right prefix, as well as ALL clinical data provided
You Should Have:
A 2 Year/Associate Degree in Science
A 4 Year/Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology is beneficial
A State of Florida Technologist License OR the ability to obtain a license during the interview process
Less than one year of experience in Histology; 1-3 years of experience in a high volume histology setting is preferred
This Lab is a full service provider for clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology services, providing hospitals, physicians, and clients with timely diagnostic information for patient care. Our infrastructure includes a fully automated esoteric core laboratory in Fort Lauderdale, a histology and microbiology operation in Largo, Florida, and a network of hospital based rapid-response laboratories present in four Healthcare divisions within the state of Florida. Our core laboratories support more than 250 acute and rehab hospitals, physician practices, surgery centers and commercial accounts.
General Comments
Additional Info:

• 1 year exp in Histo within hospital setting
• Evening shift 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
• FL lic Req at time of submittal
Sign on: 5k
Relo: up to 3k with approval