Histology Technician – Cytology - Orlando - Evenings Florida Hospital Orlando seeks to hire a Histotechnologist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ. Florida Hospital Orlando Facility Profile Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year. Department Profile The laboratory at the Orlando campus is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and serves the patients at the Orlando campus, esoteric testing from other Florida Hospital campuses and the broader community through the outreach services of the Florida Hospital Laboratories. This team provides services including chemistry, hematology, transfusions, microbiology, immunology, special chemistry, molecular diagnostics, tissue typing, diagnostic hematology, cytology and pathology. The laboratory goal is to produce safe, accurate and timely test results through the use of innovative instrumentation and efficient work processes, all performed in a cost efficient manner. Over 36 million results are reported on an annual basis. These efforts are supported by over 390 staff members including pathologists, technologists, lab assistants and support staff. Work Hours/Shifts Full Time Monday - Friday with every third Sunday 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm; Sunday 11:00 am - 7:30 pm Job Summary As a Histology Technician, you will make providing service your priority while caring for the whole person in a faith-based atmosphere. The Histology Technician performs anatomical pathology procedures in assigned areas as licensed. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Knowledge, Skills, Education and Experience Required Technical skills and aptitudes related to specimen processing, embedding, microtomy, routine and special histologic staining, coverslipping and handling of irreplaceable tissue, surgical and body fluid specimens performed in department or work area assigned. Ability to assist pathologist with frozen section preparations. Ability to utilize automated Histology equipment properly according to lab procedures and manufacturers' instructions. Ability to apply accurately learned computer related applications and programs, including using electronic keyboards and other peripheral devices. Ability to effectively communicate in verbal and written English with patients, staff, partners and customers of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective, and professional manner. Ability to read text and numbers in English, and comprehend, measure, reason, match, problem solve, under supervision. Ability to exercise mature judgment and handle confidential information within Florida Hospital guidelines and applicable regulations. Three months experience as a Histology technician/technologist in a Histology laboratory setting One year of experience as a Histology technician/technologist in a Histology laboratory setting (preferred) Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required Licensed by the State of Florida as a Clinical Laboratory Technician or Technologist in Histology 9739 – Valid Florida Driver's license and auto insurance Nationally certified as a HT (ASCP) or equivalent. (preferred) Job Responsibilities Demonstrates, through behavior, Florida Hospital's core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork Performs assigned pre and post analytical activities related to anatomic pathology tests assigned including specimen collection and processing, Quality Control, equipment maintenance, invento
Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to ...heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.