As soon as possible
- Must have a high school education and a minimum of five (5) years experience as a Histology Technologist.
- Spatial ability is required to perceive three-dimensional and geometric relationships when cutting paraffin blocks and making embedding molds.
- Finger dexterity required to manipulate the micro-thin tissue sections and to mount onto microscope slides
- Color discrimination required to verify diagnostic quality of staining processes in order that essential features of tissue sections can be properly defined
- Requires thorough understanding of all aspects of the area of Histology/Surgical Pathology
- Demonstrates a high degree of integrity and studious habits. An acute awareness of the work engaged in. Acceptance of the demands on time and willingness to sacrifice in the interest of the profession.
- Tact and understanding in dealing with patients and staff.
The Histology supervisor will perform the various tasks required for receiving, processing, and preparing patient tissue specimens for microscopic examination and analysis by the Pathologist. This may include logging, batching, and cutting, mounting and staining procedures. Tissue specimens received from surgical, diagnostic, or autopsy cases are sorted, logged, and prioritized according to the standards required.
Upon receiving written or verbal orders from physicians or their designees, the Histology supervisor will coordinate daily workflow of tasks and activities in the surgical pathology area with regard to routine procedures, special procedures, and the surgery schedule. The Histology Supervisor will supervise the activities within the Surgical Pathology and Histology areas of the Laboratory. This will include coordination and performance of all of the various tasks required for completion of all procedures.
Medium – generally not lifting more than 50 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and / or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 lbs.
Oroville Hospital - 13 months ago