Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center - Laboratory Careers

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Full Job Title: HISTOLOGY TECH II, Pathology

Job Number: 97308

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Date Posted: 4-16-2018

DEPARTMENT: Research Pathology

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Manager - Pathology




PURPOSE OF POSITION: To provide technical service and perform routine and complex laboratory procedures and analysis in accordance with established procedures and policies for the Department Of Anatomic Pathology and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center dedicated to the care of infants, children and adolescents

Work collaboratively/cooperatively with others to achieve goals. Proactively adjust one's style and/or efforts to complement those of others. Develop positive working relationships with peers/colleagues. Share knowledge and/or provide support for team members. Contribute to and promote a positive and professional work environment/atmosphere. May serve as a liaison within the division or organization.
·Communication - General
Effectively demonstrate communication skills related to conveying relevant information. Develop and maintain efficient internal communication processes to support the activities of the department/program. Openly communicate across many departments regarding clinical, patient care, physical and/or material resources. Keep key leadership, administrative staff and other stakeholders fully informed of projected and actual developments in a timely manner. Prioritize multiple requests for information. Assemble and distribute material for project communications if necessary.
·Compliance II
Assist in the maintenance, oversight, and/or management of compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulatory requirements, such as JCAHO, HIPAA, and/or other accreditation standards. May participate in activities related to organizational, regulatory, and governmental compliance.
Assist with maintenance of various pieces of equipment. Help maintain/order inventory. Keep work environment well-organized. May troubleshoot and/or correct erroneous results or problems with equipment. May provide appropriate safety/quality monitoring checks and document as assigned.
·Procedures II
Understand and apply appropriate polices and procedures for work flow, testing, and/or methodology. Recognize and/or troubleshoot significant findings. May prepare related reports. May provide technical support as necessary.
·Histology Duties
Perform technical duties in the Histology laboratory. Paraffin and frozen tissue sectioning, routine and special stains, Immunohistochemistry and In situ hybridization, specimen accessioning and gross work. Assist with research projects as time allows. Maintain CAP standards in all areas of work with the application of the Anatomic Pathology Quality Management Program.
Minimize the risk of infection, transmission, and personal hazards by applying CCHMC safety standards. Maintain cleanliness of reagents and work areas.
Rotate on an on-call schedule when necessary and/or appropriate. Rotate weekend and holiday schedules as required. Cover shifts other than scheduled when below minimum staffing or heavy workload.

Skills & Competencies
·Pediatrics - Intermediate
Possess sound knowledge of procedures and regulations specific to the assessment and care of infants, children and adolescents
·Training - Basic
Knowledge of basic training methods and techniques
·Diversity Appreciation
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
·Physical Stamina - Light
Physical stamina sufficient to perform frequent bending, light or moderate lifting and extensive standing/walking
·Professional Demeanor
Demonstrates an independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, tact and professional demeanor
·Problem Solving
Ability to independently work through details of a problem to reach a positive solution
·Communication - Advanced
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
·Lab Analysis
Professional knowledge and technical abilities sufficient to perform complex independent laboratory analysis

·Bachelor of Medical Technology OR Bachelor in Physical Science OR Bachelor's Degree in a related field OR Equivalent combination of education and experience

·Related Experience
·Histology Technician Certification

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