All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
·Benefits from Day One
·Paid Days Off from Day One
·Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
•Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage
•Career growth and advancement potential
•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
The role you’ll contribute:
Processes specimens for pathologic diagnosis, tissue fixation, processing, preparing and staining slides for microscopic examination by the pathologist.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
•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 •May prepare specimens utilized for research requests •May transport specimens to/from collection sites and is responsible for shipment of specimens to/from collaborator sites; takes the necessary training to ensure compliance under federal/state /regulatory guidelines •Ensures special stains are performed on tissues, as needed •May perform special staining, maintaining solutions and documents quality control •Follows established procedures to collect and process biological specimens for analysis •May register, order, and accession pathology specimens into computer systems •Adheres to safety requirements and appropriately handles and disposes chemicals •Follows appropriate safety policies including the appropriate use of PPE, handwashing, and hazardous chemical handling. Demonstrates understanding and adheres to Chemical Hygiene plan and Infection Control policies. Employee job duties may include transport of hazardous waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area; employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling hazardous waste) and refresher training to include proper handling and transport of hazardous waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment •May have technical skills and aptitudes related to specimen processing, embedding, microtomy, routine and special histologic staining, coverslipping and handling of irreplaceable tissue, surgical and body fluid specimens performed in department or work area assigned •May be required to assist pathologist with frozen section preparations
•May be required to utilize automated Histology equipment properly according to lab procedures and manufacturers' instructions •May assist in procedural areas with specimen collection such as Fine Needle Aspirations •May assist with preparation of Cytology specimens •May perform Immunohistochemistry (IHC) testing •Performs other duties as assigned
The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: High School Grad or Equiv
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED: • Basic Life Support - CPR Cert • Histotechnician LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION: REQUIRED: •In licensure states, must hold licensure as a Histotechnician for the department or location assignment as applicable to the state -OR - •In non-licensure states, must hold a national certification from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or eligible for Histotechnician certification unless grandfathered per state requirement •Basic Life Support (BLS) certification if applicable to facility
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.