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Histotechnologist

Requisition R033914 Market Richmond, VA Department Anatomic Pathology - Richmond Health Source Shared Services Shift Days Schedule Full-time

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Primary Function/General Purpose of Position

Has a working knowledge of procedures and theories in areas of responsibility. Prepares and stains specimens of human body tissue according to established procedures so that specific cell structure detail or substances will be visible for evaluation by a Pathologist to aid in determining the morphology of tissues and organs and the cause and progress of disease. Prepares solutions, performs special mountings and stains, and performs related service duties.

Employment Qualifications

1  Requires an advanced level of knowledge generally acquired through completion of a bachelor’s or associates science degree and one-year of on-the-job training in a clinical setting, or a two year histology technician training program at a certified school with passage of the Histologic Technician Board of Registry of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. Certification, HT, preferred through an accredited certifying agency (ASCP).

2  Requires knowledge of department policies, procedures, and work routines generally acquired during 6 months to one year of on-the-job training.

3   Require: computer skills to include word processing and spread sheets using Microsoft Word and Excel.

4   Requires analytical ability necessary to follow established procedures and methods when preparing slides for examination.

5    Requires interpersonal skills necessary to maintain a cooperative working relationship within the department personnel.

6   Requires manual dexterity to work with small instruments and equipment.

7   As a condition for continued employment, all laboratory employees are required to certify annually that they have read and agree to comply with the current version of the Laboratory Corporate Responsibility Program, as evidenced by successful completion of a Bon Secours Laboratory Compliance Training Post Test.

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days

Department:

Anatomic Pathology - Richmond Health Source Shared Services

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Ashland, Kentucky; Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. RN
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