Histotechnician / Laboratory (Per Diem)

Hartford HealthCare Georgetown, CT

About the Job

Description

Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 1
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: day shift and rotating shifts.

Work where every moment matters.

 

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.


Job Summary:


Collects and prepares tissue specimens for routine and special procedures to confirm a patient

diagnosis.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Follows established procedures for collecting and processing biological specimens for analysis.
  •  Inputs patient demographics into computer system. Reports results and maintains documentation.
  • Operates and maintains equipment used for embedding and sectioning specimens.
  • Follows safety requirements and appropriately handles and disposes of chemicals.
  • Maintain continuing education standards and competencies per department policy. •
  • Actively involved in quality assurance program within the department.
  • Other Duties as assigned

Qualifications

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Preferred Credential(s):
  • Certified Clinical Laboratory Tech specializing in Histology credentialed from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.

 

Education:

  • Certificate Associates Degree, one year of clinical training; BS degree preferred.

 

Work Experience:

  • One year previous experience as a histotechnologist.

We take great care of careers.

 

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.