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PRN Histology Technologist

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: Lab - Histology
Categories: Allied Health, Professional
Type: PRN
Shift: 7:30 AM-4:00 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Performs moderate and high complexity 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 high complexity staining procedures 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:

Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferred
and/or

Additional Requirements

Two to four years of formal education or training beyond high school and associate degree, bachelor degree, or certificate in laboratory science from an accredited institution. Experience may be substituted for education as described by State of Florida Clinical Laboratory Personnel Statutes. Education/ training qualifications to perform non-physician gross examinations as described in the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Anatomic Pathology Checklist requirement ANP.11610 and CLIA regulations required.

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferred
and/or
No Experience Required

Additional Requirements

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.

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

LicensesRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Histology Technologist LicenseRequired

Certifications/Registration Requirements

Certificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferred
and/or