Histology Technician | Midnight Shift | $5,000 Sign On Bonus

Job Requisition #: JR57463

End Date: 4/1/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Laboratory

Shift: Morning Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare has an opportunity for a Histology Technician to work at our Christiana campus location on the midnight shift. Start time for this position will vary between 10:00 and 10:30 p.m. with shifts being 8 hours. As the Histology Technician you will process anatomic pathology specimens and prepare tissue blocks and slides for Pathologists.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Verifies accuracy of specimen identification, accessions cases/specimens and maintains appropriate records
  • Processes and embeds tissue specimens
  • Cuts tissue blocks and coverslips slides according to established procedures and standards
  • Performs routine and special stains according to established procedure
  • Assists in preparation of frozen sections and performs special procedures
  • Performs routine maintenance on equipment
  • Organizes and presents completed cases accurately and according to all time schedules
  • Follows all CCHS and laboratory safety policies
  • Completes all annual Laboratory Safety Training, including Safety Manual review and Fire Safety
  • Answers the telephone courteously and promptly and follows through on all inquiries and requests in a timely manner or escalates appropriately
  • Assists with training of new employees and students

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associates Degree as Histotechnician; or
  • Associates Degree (curriculum must include 12 semester hours of chemistry and biology); and at least one year of recent full time work experience in an accredited histopathology laboratory (in the last five years)
  • ASCP certification required
  • Knowledge of Histology laboratory techniques and procedures
  • Knowledge of laboratory techniques for safety, infection control, and quality assurance
  • Skill in manual dexterity and normal color vision
  • Skill in the use of manual and automated equipment

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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