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Sr. Histologist- Education

Company: Sentara Health
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

City/State
Norfolk, VA

Overview

Work Shift
First (Days) (United States of America)

Sentara Health hiring an experienced Sr. Laboratory Histologist to work full time day shifts with the education department.

Position requires travel to varies Sentara locations.

Job duties to perform Histology functions to include accessioning, microtomy, embedding and slide preparations utilizing scientific knowledge of histology principles and following standard operating procedures. Maintains technical policies and procedures; operates and maintains equipment, instruments, tools, and manages inventory.

Demonstrates fiscal responsibility. Assists Manager with daily operations, coordination of work, achievement of departmental goals and objectives, customer satisfaction, and in meeting regulatory requirements. Maintains specialized expertise within assigned area. Routinely assumes charge of department in prioritizing workload andresolving problems in absence of Manager.

Job Requirements:

  • Associate degree in a chemical, physical or biological science
  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • ASCP-HT or ASCP-HTL certification
  • 2 years Histology experience

    Sign on bonus up to $20,000 for qualified candidates!

    Join our team, where we are committed to quality and compassionate care, along with employee growth and satisfaction!

    WHO SENTARA IS

    Sentara Healthcareis a Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina based not-for-profit integrated healthcare provider that has been in business for over 131 years. Offering more than 500 sites of care including 12 hospitals, PACE (Elder Care), home health, hospice, medical groups, imaging services, therapy, outpatient surgery centers, and an 858,000 member health plan. The people of the communities that we serve have nominated Sentara Employer of Choice for over ten years. U.S. News and World Report has recognized Sentara as having the Best Hospitals for 15+ years. Sentara offers professional development and a continued employment philosophy!

    Benefits: Sentara offers an attractive array of full-time benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Sick, Parental and Caregiver Leave, Educational Assistance, Emergency Back-Up Care and other family benefits, a 401k/403B with matching funds, 401a, Performance Plus Bonus, Career Advancement Opportunities, Work Perks,and more.

    Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth.

    We welcome you to be a part of an excellent healthcare organization that cares about our People, Quality, Patient Safety, Service, and Integrity. Join a team that has a mission to improve health every day and a vision to be the healthcare choice of the communities that we serve!

    Chat with our Laboratory Services recruiters every Wednesday from 1PM-2PM est.

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      Job Summary

      Performs Histology functions to include accessioning, microtomy, embedding and slide preparations utilizing scientific knowledge of histology principles and following standard operating procedures. Maintains technical policies and procedures; operates and maintains equipment, instruments, tools, and manages inventory.
      Demonstrates fiscal responsibility. Assists Manager with daily operations, coordination of work, achievement of departmental goals and objectives, customer satisfaction, and in meeting regulatory requirements. Maintains specialized expertise within assigned area. Routinely assumes charge of department in prioritizing workload and
      resolving problems in absence of Manager.

      2 years in Histology required. Associate degree in a chemical, physical or biological science from an accredited institution required. Bachelor degree preferred. Education, experience and ASCP certification must be maintained within the specific discipline.

      Qualifications:

      ALD - Associate's Level Degree (Required)

      Histotechnician (HT) - Certification - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Histotechnologist (HTL) - Certification - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

      Skills

      Communication, Critical Thinking, Monitoring, Service Orientation, Technology/Computer, Time Management

      Sentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is a guiding principle of the organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it serves.

      Per Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), some clinical environments require proof of education; these regulations are posted at ecfr.gov for further information. In an effort to expedite this verification requirement, we encourage you to upload your diploma or transcript at time of application.

      In support of our mission to improve health every day, this is a tobacco-free environment.

Keywords: Sentara Health, Norfolk , Sr. Histologist- Education, Education / Teaching , Norfolk, Virginia

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