VIRTUA HEALTH,INC. Histology Tech Per Diem / Voorhees in Voorhees, New Jersey
At Virtua Health, we exist for one reason - to better serve you. That means being here for you in all the moments that matter, striving each day to connect you to the care you need. Whether that's wellness and prevention, experienced specialists, life-changing care, or something in-between - we are your partner in health devoted to building a healthier community.If you live or work in South Jersey, exceptional care is all around. Our medical and surgical experts are among the best in the country. We assembled more than 14,000 colleagues, including over 2,850 skilled and compassionate doctors, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners equipped with the latest technologies, treatments, and techniques to provide exceptional care close to home. A Magnet-recognized health system ranked by U.S. News and World Report, we've received multiple awards for quality, safety, and outstanding work environment.In addition to five hospitals, seven emergency departments, seven urgent care centers, and more than 280 otherlocations, we're committed to the well-being of the community. That means bringing life-changing resources and health services directly into our communities through ourEat Well food access program, telehealth, home health, rehabilitation, mobile screenings, paramedic programs, and convenient online scheduling. We're also affiliated with Penn Medicine for cancer and neurosciences, and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for pediatrics. Employment Type:Employee Employment Classification:Per Diem Time Type:Part time Work Shift:1st Shift (United States of America) Total Weekly Hours:0 Location:Voorhees - 100 Bowman Drive Voorhees, NJ Additional Locations: Job Information: Voorhees Per Diem Summary: Processes surgical and autopsy specimens. Prepares microscopic slides for diagnostic purposes. Performs diagnostic testing including special stains and Immunohistochemistry. Examines slides microscopically to ensure preparation meets laboratory quality requirements. Position Responsibilities: Embeds tissue samples in paraffin correctly identifying type of tissue as well as normal and abnormal tissue components. Cuts tissue in ultra thin sections modifying technique based on tissue type. Performs routine, special and Immunohistochemical staining procedures. Understands the basic principles of immunology as they relate to problem solving and unexpected test results Prepares tissue specimens for routine and special processing, selects correct protocol based on physician orders. Correlates laboratory tests to disease processes and understands basic physiology required to recognize appropriate test selection. Performs, reviews, and documents quality control according to established policies and procedures. Evaluates data and investigates problems. Takes corrective action according to predetermined criteria or refers problem to the appropriate manager. Position Qualifications Required Experience Required: 1 year of full time histology experience in an accredited laboratory within the last 5 years. Required Education: Baccalaureate (BS) or Associate's (AS) degree with a combination of 12 semester hours of biology and chemistry or at least 60 semester hours of academic credit with a combination of 12 semester hours of biology and chemistry Training/Certifications/Licensure: Graduation from an approved Histotechnology Program or HT (ASCP) certification required or registry eligible. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.