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Histotechnician - Per Diem - Dermatology Sequim

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   5/31/2017
Job Title: 
Histotechnician - Per Diem - Dermatology Sequim
Job Category:   Clinical:Anesthesiology
Location:   Sequim
Washington
 
Job Description:   **Histotechnician - Per Diem - Dermatology Sequim** **Description** Harrison Health Partners has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country. Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team! **Job Summary:** Processes and prepares tissues for microscopic examination and analysis by a Dermatologist in the Mohs Surgery Clinic using a variety of techniques in a laboratory to support health professionals in diagnosing and treating disease and medical disorders. Tissue handling duties may include receiving, accessioning, gross sectioning, processing, embedding, cutting and staining of tissue slides. Duties also include ensuring accurate quality control, preparing documentation, and maintaining the lab and equipment. Incumbents must possess knowledge of the basic pathologic conditions and skills in the use of precision equipment. Attention to detail, knowledge and skill in properly of handling tissue samples, the use of medical terminology, abbreviations and safety hazards common to Histology are essential in the performance of duties. **Essential Duties:** + Receive tissue specimen from surgeon with specific mapping instructions. + Performs technical duties necessary to prepare tissues for microscope examination and analysis, which may include receiving, gross sectioning, preparing, and embedding specimens. + Completes all required documentation in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner in accordance with CHI-FH standards and procedures. + Maintains work area, equipment and temperature charts per established quality standards. + Properly handles and disposes of all bio hazardous and chemically hazardous materials in accordance with department procedures. + Assists with and/or participates in quality assurance audits. **Additional Responsibilities:** Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence. **Qualifications** **Education/Experience:** Education/experience necessary to meet the requirements for Histotechnician (HT-ASCP) certification by the ASCP American Society for Mohs Histotechnology and which is either: + Route 1: Bachelor's degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory science or chemical, physical or biological science, OR + Route 2: Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited histotechnician program, OR + Route 3: Licensure or certification in the State of Washington as a Medical Assistant Certified or Registered, LPN or RN. Completion of Mohs Technology Quality Assurance course of the American Society for Mohs Histotechnology. **License/Certification** : Certification as a Histotechnician HT (ASCP) or Mohs Histotechnician (ASMH) obtained within 90 days of hire into position. **Job** Clinical Support **Primary Location** WASHINGTON-SEQUIM-HHP DERMATOLOGY **Daily Schedule** 8:00am to 5:00pm **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 0 **Weekends Required** None **Req ID:** 2017-R0113245
Job Features:   

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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