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Histology Technologist II

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: LAB - HISTOLOGY
Categories: Professional
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 11:00 PM-7:30 AM
Schedule: Nights

Description:

This is a 3rd shift position

Performs moderately and high complex Histology procedures on patient specimens and quality control material to provide slides and data to assist in the diagnosis and/or treatment of disease. May perform non-physician gross examinations and/or cytochemical staining as required by location or shift. Demonstrates sound decisions making skills when evaluating quality control results, checking abnormal or unexpected results for accuracy. Seeks guidance from pathologist or supervisor when appropriate. Operates and maintains instruments and equipment according to manufacturer's recommendations and departmental policies and procedures. Documents all quality control data. Participates in section activities involving quality assessment and improvement, research and development of new procedures, and training and orientation of new employees. Effectively communicates and demonstrates good customer service throughout the health system to include nursing staff, physicians, patients, co-workers and other LMHS customer and employees.

Requirements:

Education: Three or four years of formal education or training beyond high school or B.S. or B.A. degree required. Experience may be substituted for education as described by State of Florida Clinical Laboratory Personnel Statutes. Experience: Training: Successful completion of an accredited Histology training program in accordance with the State of Florida Department of Health, Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel Florida Administrative Code. Licensure: State of Florida Department of Health, Histology Technologist or eligible Other: Communication and interpersonal skills, general computer skills, and ability to operate office equipment (phone, fax, copier) Job Title: Histology Technologist Job Code: 7019 Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements) External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable.

General Requirements (has the ability to.) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Bend - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Climb - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Kneel - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Crouch - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Twist - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Sensory Requirements (has ability for.) Far Vision - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to.) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Adapt to shift work - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Hand Manipulation (ability with.) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 35 to 50 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 51 to 75 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 25 to 34 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 35 to 50 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Environmental (may be exposed to.) Infectious Diseases - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Chemical Agents - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Dust, Fumes, Gases Continually ( i.e. Daily) Extremes in Temperature or Humidity - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Hazardous or Moving Equipment - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Loud Noises - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)