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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Histology Technician -Full-Time Evenings in United States

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Evening Shift

Description:

Loyola Medicine, treating the whole person with compassion—to "also treat the human spirit." The Laboratory Department seeks a Histology Tech to perform histology processing including embedding, microtomy and manual/automated staining.

REQUIRED: Must have Previous histology experience, to include cutting and embedding

2nd Shift: 3:30pm -12:00am Monday through Friday No Weekends or Holidays

In this role, the Histology Tech will support the delivery of patient care by performing histology techniques that are utilized in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.

Position Responsibilities

  • Performs histology processing including embedding, microtomy and manual/automated staining in accordance with standard operating procedures and accreditation requirements. Demonstrates the organizational skills required to complete work assignments within the time scheduled.

  • Performs routine maintenance duties to support the functions of the department including, unpacking supplies, scheduled equipment maintenance, cleaning of workspaces and equipment. Recognizes and resolves minor problems with automated devices.

  • Conducts and documents established quality control procedures on equipment and reagents. Recognizes an acceptable quality control results. Implements and documents appropriate corrective action.

  • Distributes case material and stores slides and blocks to enable prompt retrieval of material.

Magis & Service Excellence Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for consistently demonstrating our Magis values of Care, Concern, Respect and Cooperation through teamwork and effective communication in an effort to prevent and solve problems and to achieve quality outcomes, patient safety, customer satisfaction and a safe environment.

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining an environment of service excellence as outlined in the Service Excellence standards.

Position Requirements

Required:

  • High School Diploma plus training acquired through work experience or education

  • 1-2 years of previous job-related experience

  • Experience cutting and embedding

Preferred:

  • Associates Degree OR equivalent training acquired via work experience or education

Licensure/Certifications:

Required:

  • n/a

Preferred:

  • Registered Histo-technician (ASCP )

Computer Skills:

Required:

  • Basic Keyboarding Skills

Preferred:

Preferred:

  • CoPath

  • Microsoft Word

Required Skills:

  • Ability to analyze and interpret data

  • Ability to communicate verbally

  • Ability to deal calmly and courteously with people

  • Ability to deal with stressful situations

  • Ability to finish tasks in a timely manner

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and established procedures

  • Ability to function independently and manage own time and work tasks

  • Ability to maintain accuracy and consistency

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to organize workflow

  • Ability to perform basic filing, office procedures and word processing

  • Ability to work as an effective team member

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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