• Memorial Health
  • Springfield, IL
  • Sep 19, 2023

Job Description

HISTOLOGY COORDINATOR – HISTOLOGY Marietta Memorial Hospital, 401 Matthew Street, Marietta, Ohio, United States of America Req #3598 Monday, April 24, 2023 Up to $10,000 Sign-On Bonus! Status: Full Time – 80 hours Hours: Variable 7:30a-4p In an environment of continuous quality improvement, the Histology Coordinator is responsible for performing daily operations of histology laboratory and cytology preparation procedures as needed, on patient specimens submitted for the diagnoses of disease. The Histology Coordinator maintains specimen identity and integrity, produces high quality stained slides using standardized procedures to meet the Pathologist’s requirements for microscopic evaluation, and performs quality control and preventative maintenance according to established policy. In addition, the Histology Coordinator trains and performs competency assessments on employees as well as assisting supervisor with regulatory readiness. This position interacts with patient populations from neonate to elderly; with patients of all types of illnesses. Exhibits the MHS Standards of Excellence and exercises strict confidentiality at all times. Job Requirements: · Histotechnologist, Medical Laboratory Technologist, or an Associate of chemical or biological science required. · Completion of a laboratory training program approved by the ABHES, NAACLS, or other organization approved by HHS required. · National Board of Certification preferred. Board certified Histotechnologist (HT) or completion of certification within 1 year of hire required. · Minimum of 2 years’ experience required if not certified. · Must demonstrate knowledge of basic science skills, medical terminology, and technical proficiency in the histological techniques. · Troubleshoot with all levels of personnel. · The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his/her unit. Job Functions: 1. Duties associated with daily operation of the Histology Laboratory (assist w/frozen, gross of small specimens, immunohistochemistry, etc.) including coverage of staffing shortages. 2. Trains new employees and performs technical competency on all employees. 3. Competent in cytology (GYN and non-GYN) preparation procedures on patient specimens submitted for the diagnoses of disease. 4. Verifies billing for specimens sent out to a third party pathology source (i.e.: Neogenomics) 5. Assist supervisor with monthly QM data for Pathology Lab and the hospital. 6. Acts as the Key Operator on all equipment and Instrumentation and includes troubleshooting, replacement and validation. 7. Assist supervisor with regulatory compliance and College of American Pathologist inspection readiness as well as implementing new policies and procedures. 8. Assist supervisor assigning CAP surveys & scan into Media Lab for approval. 9. Performs high quality control and preventative maintenance according to established policy. 10. Reviews and signs all electronic document control records as assigned. 11. Works independently, organizing work to meet established deadlines. 12. Assumes all other duties and responsibilities as necessary. Compensation Details: Education, experience, and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. Minimum hiring rate for this position is listed below. Benefits Memorial Health System is proud to offer an affordable, comprehensive benefit package to all full time and flex time employees. Medical Insurance – PPO & HDHP Dental and Vison Insurance Health Saving Account Flexible Spending Account Dependent Care Pension Plan – Defined Contribution 403b Retirement Plan Voluntary Life Insurance Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Vacation Time Sick Time Holiday Pay & Premium Shift Differential Tuition Reimbursement Tuition Repayment Performance & Market Increases Relocation Package, if applicable Memorial Health System is an equal opportunity provider and employer. If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at https://www.ocio.usda.gov/document/ad-3027 , or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Stop 9410, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov . Other details Job Family Clinical Job Function Frontline Employee Pay Type Hourly Min Hiring Rate $23.69 Apply Now Share this job: