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Highmark Health Histotechnologist- PT in Erie, Pennsylvania

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description :

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Independently works to perform routine and special histological procedures on patient tissue specimens.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Embeds, sections, accurately labels and processes tissue sections in accordance with department policies and procedures to produce slides for pathologist's review. Performs routine and special staining procedures. (45%)

  • Operates, calibrates, checks and maintains instrumentation. Recognizes and troubleshoots problems with quality control and test procedures and takes appropriate action to ensure quality clinical information. (25%)

  • Serves as a consultant to histotechnicians and other health care providers as needed. (5%)

  • Maintains the cleanliness of the work area and adequate supplies for efficient laboratory operations. (15%)

  • May assist with collection of anatomic pathology specimens. (5%)

  • May mentor students and new employees in laboratory testing following WPAHS policies and procedures. (5%)

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Bachelor's degree in ASCP eligible program or equivalent

  • HTL (ASCP) or equivalent certification or eligible

Preferred

  • Clinical histology experience

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.


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