Sanford Health Lead Histology Technician - Dermatology Clinic in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Job Title: Lead Histology Technician | Dermatology Clinic | Sioux Falls
City: Sioux Falls
Department : Dermatology Clinic - Nursing Ambulatory Adn - Sioux Falls
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
Provide leadership and daily oversight to laboratory staff within service area. Will act as a point of contact and expert resource for questions and troubleshooting workflow issues that may arise during shifts. Receives and prepares tissue specimens for routine and special examinations. Performs complex histological procedures using techniques to gross, embed, perform microtomy, and stain to make tissue slides used for diagnosis. Responsible to review slide quality. Maintains and repairs lab instruments. Disinfects work area and stocks supplies. Ensures all lab safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met. Will work with self-discipline and good judgment while following established standards of practice. Will be responsible for performing routine duties in all areas of the Histology Laboratory. May be required to interact with all ages of client population. Recognize responsibilities of other laboratory and health care personnel and interact with respect for their jobs and patient care. Keep abreast of new procedures in the department as well as changes in general hospital policy and procedures.
Promotes organizational learning through knowledge management, training and development, and sharing key experiences.;Presents a professional image, especially when dealing with customers.;Participates in the preparation of simple clinical specimens according to different requests.;Operates and calibrates equipment in a basic laboratory environment.;Maintains current certifications in specialty and continues education when necessary.;Leads in the design of work procedures and evaluation processes for clinical specimen preparation.;Leads in developing strategies for safe, reliable, and effective laboratory equipment operation.;Elaborates on prior experiences to design best practices for the preparation of various specimens.;Completes staining processes, including making and air drying smears and fixing and staining cells.;Adheres to established internal standards and procedures abstracted from Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).;
This is a full-time opportunity. This position is working with the Moh's lab.
Associates degree required.
Two years of laboratory related experience preferred.
Must possess a national certification as a Histology Technician from an approved Health and Human Services (HHS) agency, for example American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).
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City: Sioux Falls
Job Function: Allied Health
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: WD05712