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ChristianaCare has an opportunity for a Histology Technician to work at our Christiana Hospital location on the midnight shift. Hours for this position are 10:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. As the Histology Technician you will process anatomic pathology specimens and prepare tissue blocks and slides for Pathologists.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Verifies accuracy of specimen identification, accessions cases/specimens and maintains appropriate records
Processes and embeds tissue specimens
Cuts tissue blocks and coverslips slides according to established procedures and standards
Performs routine and special stains according to established procedure
Assists in preparation of frozen sections and performs special procedures
Performs routine maintenance on equipment
Organizes and presents completed cases accurately and according to all time schedules
Follows all CCHS and laboratory safety policies
Completes all annual Laboratory Safety Training, including Safety Manual review and Fire Safety
Answers the telephone courteously and promptly and follows through on all inquiries and requests in a timely manner or escalates appropriately
Assists with training of new employees and students
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Associates Degree as Histotechnician
ASCP certification required
Knowledge of Histology laboratory techniques and procedures
Knowledge of laboratory techniques for safety, infection control, and quality assurance
Skill in manual dexterity and normal color vision
Skill in the use of manual and automated equipment
Internal Number: JR54279
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.