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SCL Health Histotechnician Certified in Grand Junction, Colorado

Relocation and Sign-on Bonuses available.You.You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a CertifiedHistotechnician.Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold.Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.You're generous with your thoughts, your partnerships and especially yourvoice, because your opinion matters.You're great at what you do, but you want to be part of something evengreater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the rightteam is invincible.Us.A faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organizationthat focuses on person-centered care. Our 346-bed regional medical center isin Grand Junction, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission isto bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities andeach other.Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. Buthealth is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind andsocial well-being.To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program to address yourholistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digitaltools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We alsooffer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.We.Together we'll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We'llencourage joy and take pride in our integrity.We'll laugh at each other's jokes (even the bad ones). We'll helloand high five. We'll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value ofspirituality in healing.We're proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.Your day.As a Certified Histotechnician you need to know how to:Be responsible for microtomy, cryotomy and embedding Anatomic Pathologyspecimens.Utilize appropriate histology and cytology staining techniques. Utilizeroutine, special and immunohistochemical staining techniques. Ensure slidesare free of artifacts. Ensure controls exhibit appropriate stainingcharacteristics. Operate automatic stainers according to written protocols.Recognize abnormal staining results and troubleshoot to correct the results.Complete staining within established turn-aroundtimes. Maintain an inventoryof stains as needed. Employ appropriate coverslipping of slides and maintainspecimen identification integrity through the processes.Review and evaluate completed tests for quality, accuracy, andcompleteness. Recognize basic quality assurance problems and take appropriatecorrective action. Record and evaluate quality control data. Identify andimplement solutions to problems as identified through Quality Assurance,Quality Control or Performance Improvement Initiatives.Assist in maintaining the laboratory section to CLIA, CAP and JointCommission standards and regulatory requirements. Perform competency testingas required by accreditation agencies. Assist in performing maintenance perprotocol. Troubleshoot instrumentation as required.Document and communicate information thoroughly and accurately. Maintain thework area in a clean, neat and functional manner. Restock supplies andassist with inventory. Assist with orientation and training of new associates.Perform special projects as assigned. Complete special projects and taskswithin time guidelines and review progress with the section manager as needed.Assist in writing and reviewing new policy/procedure for the section asneeded. Provide education to others as needed, assist in computer systemdesign, upgrades, and maintenance of database, if required. Participatein learning activities to expand understanding and knowledge of the field.Your experience.We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is whywe require:Associate's Degree, requiredCurrent Histotechnician (HT) certification (ASCP), requiredPrevious on-the-job training, required (Associate's Degree in aHistotechnology Program may substitute for on-the-job training)At least one (1) year of laboratory experience, preferredYour next move.Now that you know more ab

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