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Histology Lab Assistant

Company: NHPMG
Location: Mission Viejo
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Histology AssistantOverview: We are a pathology group located inside of Providence Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, California. The core of our pathology practice consists of highly trained and experienced board certified pathologists, a physician with specialized training in the microscopic interpretation of diseases. We aim to provide meaningful tissue analysis to both patients and physicians in a timely manner. We are an expanding pathology practice that provides a great environment for those with interest in working in healthcare.Projected hours: Monday - Friday, 6a-230pmGeneral Duties/Responsibilities: - Management of histology slides and general anatomic pathology lab support including but not limited to:o Labelingo Coverslippingo Stainingo Filingo Specimen pick upo Specimen collection (Special Procedures)o Assist with frozen sections - Ensure all materials are ready for distribution to pathologists in a timely manner and by the assigned deadlines. - Maintain accurate daily recordings such as temperature logs, QC logs, etc. - Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment and instrumentation (strainers, coverslippers, etc.) - Ensure compliance with all hospital policies, as well as local, federal, CLIA, and CAP regulations. - Perform other tasks and special projects as needed.Qualifications: Required - High School diploma or equivalent. - Proficiency with computers (Windows, Microsoft Office, general use). - Excellent written and verbal communication skills. - Must pay close attention to detail, have the ability to multi-task and prioritize work, and work under pressure and in time limited situations to meet deadlines. - Must be able to work efficiently with fragile equipment. - Ability to be flexible and adaptable, and understands the concept of being a team player. - Be able to lift 25lbs, if necessary.Preferred - An individual seeking a degree in a field of science.Environmental Conditions: Normal histology laboratory environment has frequent (up to 30% work time) exposure to hazardous chemicals and their fumes, and infrequent exposure (less than 5% of work time) to specimens and body fluids capable of transmitting disease.New hire candidates may be expected to provide coverage at our sister campuses in Laguna Beach and Laguna Hills.Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.Our ideal candidate will be self-motivated, detail oriented and looking to gain experience working in a hospital laboratory environment.Job Type: Full-timePay: $16.50 - $20.00 per hourBenefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insuranceMedical Specialty:
    • PathologySchedule:
      • 8 hour shiftCOVID-19 considerations:Must comply with Providence Mission Hospital Covid-19 policy.Education:
        • High school or equivalent (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: NHPMG, Mission Viejo , Histology Lab Assistant, Healthcare , Mission Viejo, California

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